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Beef Foodservice Cuts

Ground Beef, IMPS/NAMP 136

Street name - Ground Beef

By Bob Oros

burger-triple.jpg (22296
 bytes)Ground Beef Entrees and Hamburger comprise over 75% of beef servings away from home. Whether burgers, meatloaf or chili, ground beef is a menu favorite.

Ordering and Purchasing Information

Ground Beef #136 can be prepared from any portion of the carcass. Typically sold in packages by weight, specifications vary by supplier and distributor.

Detailed information about ground beef should include the following

• Where ground beef comes from
• Ground Beef Product Categories
* Product Ingredient Standards & Limitations
* Label Ingredient Statement Requirements
• Production & Processing: Processing, Freezing, Packaging and Labeling