MyBeefCheckoff News

Healthy Beef Research

February 23, 2018

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that eating more than 3.5 servings of beef per week does not negatively affect short-term cardiovascular risk factors.

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Celebrate National Chili Day!

February 22, 2018

It's National Chili Day! Your checkoff continues to help consumers celebrate events, special occasions, and everyday life with beef. Help us share this recipe, which was developed by your checkoff! 


  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sweet corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
  • 1 package (1-1/4 ounces) chili seasoning mix


  • 3/4 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons green hot pepper sauce

Watch: Why Investing in Nutrition Research Matters

February 21, 2018

"Consumers are very concerned about the nutritional value of the food they eat. We know beef has a lot of nutritional value with a low calorie count, so we want to send that message out to our consumers." -Joan Ruskamp, Beef Board chairman and Nebraska beef producer

Watch to learn why Joan believes investing in nutrition research is vital!


Lean Beef in Grocery Stores

February 19, 2018

Myth-busting Monday:

Myth: It is difficult to find lean cuts of beef in the grocery store.

Fact: Your checkoff is telling consumers that cattle breeding and enhanced feed practices are producing leaner beef than ever before. More than 65 percent of whole muscle cuts sold through the supermarket meat case are lean when cooked with visible fat trimmed.

Beef & Healthy Lifestyles

February 16, 2018

Beef Fact Friday: Your beef checkoff continues to share the good news about how including high-quality protein, like lean beef, in the diet can make it easy to get all the essential nutrients you need for a healthy lifestyle for relatively few calories.