The Burger Lover’s Guide to Buying Beef

Consumer expert Lisa Lee Freeman shares her tips for buying the best beef for burgers.

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Buying Beef? Follow This Label Guide (3:18)

Making the perfect juicy burger is all about the beef, but you don't have to be a butcher to know the key to buying the best quality patties. Lisa Lee Freeman, a consumer expert, breaks down what to look for on food labels to learn the quality of the meat the next time you're ready to fire up the grill. 

Good Quality

  • No antibiotics (phrases you might see include: "no antibiotics administered" or "raised without antibiotics")

Great Quality

  • Organic
  • American Grassfed Association

Gold Standard Quality

  • Grass-fed and organic