Should any product present a potential safety risk to consumers, we can identify exactly where it came from and recall it from the market. This full traceability responds to consumers’ right to know how their food is produced and provides them with the peace of mind that they can fully trust the product they’re buying is legitimate and fairly traded for importing to the U.S.
• Every animal must have a tag on each ear identifying them by place of birth, feeding and harvesting.
• A passport must accompany each animal through each stage of the production process.
• Every farmer keeps an up-to-date record detailing their cattle’s movements for up to three years — this record must remain available for presentation to authorities at any time.
• Each European country has its own comprehensive national production database that provides a common statistical framework for the European bovine production industry.
Please reach out if you have any questions about or would like to discuss why the continental allure of European veal represents a high-quality, safe and irresistible addition to your menu or meat case.