What is Beef Quality Assurance? 

The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program’s mission is to maximize consumer confidence in and acceptance of beef by focusing the producer’s attention to daily production practices that influence the safety, wholesomeness and quality of beef and beef products through the use of science, research and education initiatives.
Content includes:
Cattle and Herd Health
Feedstuffs and Sources
Biosecurity
Feed Additives and Medications
Record-keeping
Cattle Care and Husbandry
Stockmanship
Antibiotic Management Resources
Cattle Handling & Care
BQA is valuable because it:
  • Shows commitment to food safety and quality
  • Safeguards public image of beef and dairy industry
  • Upholds consumer confidence in valuable beef products
  • Improves sale value of marketed beef cattle
  • Enhances herd profitability through better management

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