Recently, the Washington Post reported a scary statistic to their readers: 70 percent of the antibiotics used in this country go into livestock production. 70%! What does that mean for those of us who love a delicious steak?- it means that we are inadvertently eating all the antibiotics that are fed to those farm animals. Why is this bad? Ezra Klein explains that, “we get constant, low-grade doses of these antibiotics. Which means common bacteria get constant, low-grade doses of these antibiotics. And there’s mounting evidence that this background exposure to antibiotics is contributing to the startling rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria…everything from staph to strep to salmonella.”
Luckily, Roma Foods carries large variities of ALL NATURAL MEAT! At Roma Foods, we promise that the high quality meats we serve our customers are:
- Free of antibiotics.
- Free of added hormones.
- Free of steroids.
- The animals are fed a 100% vegetarian, corn-based diet.
- Midwest-fed cattle.
- Proud products of the USA.
We firmly believe that eating well is part of living well and have the overall wellness of our customers in mind as we debate what high quality meats to carry in our stores. This emphasis on wellness is why all of the meats we sell our customers are natural.
Our natural meats come from locally owned, US farmers. The facilities that process the meat routinely test the meat to ensure the promise of no antibiotics or added hormones. Their certified feeding facilities are regularly monitored and audited by third party auditors. All these quality checks ensure that Roma customers get the highest quality and healthiest meats in the Capital Region.
Stop into Roma Food’s Latham location, located at 9 Cobbee Road, to talk to our butchers about the natural meats we carry!