Is Grass Fed Beef Safer than Grain Fed Beef?

Beyond Blueberries

Possibly not.

Bill Marler posted some research:

Grass-Fed vs Grain-Fed Beef and the Holy Grail: A Literature Review

Some highlights:

    “E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Salmonella, and other dangerous pathogens have been repeatedly isolated from both grass and grain fed livestock.”

    “Studies by other researchers worldwide have since found little difference in acid resistant E. coli O157:H7 among grain- verses grass-fed cattle, and some even found more E. coli O157:H7 shed by grass-fed animals.”

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