This section features contact information for those companies involved in taking American lamb from gate to plate. From auction barns, where sheep are sold, to the processors and wholesalers, where lamb is cut and packaged for sale to the foodservice industry and at retail, each plays an important role in ensuring a safe product for consumers of American lamb.
The USDA grade shields, official seals and labels are reputable symbols of the quality and integrity of American agricultural products. For details on lamb grades and standards click here or on the links below.
- Official U.S. Standards for Grades of Lambs, Yearlings and Mutton Carcasses (pdf)
- Official U.S. Standards for Grades of Slaughter Lambs, Yearlings and Sheep (pdf)
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