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Russia Spells Out Standard for High Quality Beef

23 December 2013

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

RUSSIA – Russia has set out a new national standard for high quality beef.

The decision was passed in June this year by the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology, says the Global Agricultural Information Network at the US Department of Agriculture.

The standard defines high quality beef as: “High-quality chilled beef intended for retail and use in public catering as cuts: back-on-bone cuts, back boneless cuts, loin-on-bone cuts, loin boneless cuts, lumboiliac muscle (tenderloin); top hip boneless cuts; and shoulder boneless cuts.”

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