Raise American

Product offeringsRetail cuts
Market areaNationwide
LocationGordon, NE
Specialty labels100% grass fed
Participated in Survey?No
Total Score100

NOTE: Investigation into this new brand is currently ongoing, and this entry is pending for updates. Please contact this brand to encourage them to participate in Cornucopia’s survey.

TOTAL (possible score is 1100) 100
Farms that participated in Cornucopia’s research providing full transparency receive the most points.
Transparency and Disclosure
0Did not participate, investigation pending
Family farms and farmer cooperatives that market their own beef receive the most points. Corporations that do not directly produce any beef receive the fewest points.
Ownership History
0Did not participate, investigation pending
Beef sourced from a single operation receives the most points. Beef of unclear origins and/or with poor oversight receives the fewest points.
Beef Supply
0Multiple suppliers, domestic production
Farms that are 100% certified organic receive the most points, farms/brands that are split conventional and organic receive fewer points.
Commitment to Organics
0Did not participate, investigation pending
This category is non-scoring and provided for information purposes.
Organic Certifier
0Did not participate, investigation pending
Animal Welfare Approved, Real Organic Project, and Biodynamic certifications receive the most bonus points. Producers are not penalized for not having additional certifications beyond organic.
Other Labels and Standards
0Did not participate, investigation pending
100% grass-fed and finished or cattle finished with site-grown supplement receives the most points. Cattle finished exclusively in a feedlot receive the fewest points.
Beef Finishing
50100% grass fed
Points are awarded for quantity of time cattle are on pasture above and beyond what the USDA requires, and for the quality and care of the pasture.
Pasture and Grazing Management
0Did not participate, investigation pending
Brands that closely monitor and manage for health of soil, native species, and water quality receive the most points.
Environmental Stewardship
0Did not participate, investigation pending
Cattle finished on pasture or on feed that is grown on-farm or procured locally receive the most points. Feed of unknown origin, or known to be imported, receives the fewest points.
Feed Sourcing
50Domestic feed due to being 100% grass fed and domestic only
Lower cull and death rates recieve more points.
Cull and Death Rates
More points are given for greater frequency of contact and close management with cattle and closed herds.
0unknown, pending investigation
Brands may receive extra credit for above and beyond transparency, or special practices not otherwise covered in the scorecard (see description for an explanation).
Extra credit