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How is Beef Graded by the USDA? What are the USDA Beef Grades?

Beef is graded by the USDA based on two categories: quality and yield. Quality grades are based on tenderness, juiciness, and flavor, while yield grades are given based on the amount of usable lean meat.

View the USDA grading scale below to learn more about the differences between Select beef, Choice beef, Prime beef, 100% Fullblood Wagyu beef, and Japanese A5 beef. 

Wagyu Beef Grading Scale - Order Wagyu Online at Fareway Meat Market

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