What is beef?

  • (noun): Cattle that are reared for their meat.
    Synonyms: beef cattle
    See also — Additional definitions below


Beef is the culinary name for meat from bovines, especially domestic cattle. Beef can be harvested from cows, bulls, heifers or steers.

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Chee Kufta - Meat Differences
... In the beef variant, ground beef is used ... Tendons and fat are removed before grinding the beef ... Relatively expensive high-quality beef has to be used so that the meat can be safely served raw ...
Beef - World Producers
... Top 10 cattle and beef producing countries Beef production (1000 MT CWE) Rank Country 2010 ... %Chg 1 United States 11,889 11,789 −0.8% 2 Brazil 8,935 9,300 4.1% 3 EU-27 ...
List Of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks In The United States - 2009
... An aggressive strain of Salmonella, the Newport serotype, was found in beef products made by a Fresno, California-based unit of Cargill (Beef Packers Inc.) in ... The CDC has reported that ground beef is a likely source of the contamination ...
LRP Ration - Contents
... of twenty-four meals in eight varieties 1) Beef hash, 2) Beef and rice, 3) Beef stew, 4) Chicken and rice, 5) Chicken stew, 6) Chili con carne, 7) Pork and ...
Spiced Beef
... Spiced beef is a cured and salted joint of rump or silverside beef, which is traditionally served at Christmas or the New Year in Ireland ... It is a form of salt beef, cured with spices and saltpetre, and is usually boiled, broiled or semi-steamed in Guinness or a similar stout, and then optionally roasted for a period after ...

More definitions of "beef":

  • (noun): Meat from an adult domestic bovine.
    Synonyms: boeuf

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