Think Again Before You Enjoy that Jerky Treat!

Drooling over a tasty Slim Jim or similar jerky “treat”? Before you run out and buy one to slack your craving, better understand the ingredient label! Patrick Di Justo gives you an eye-opening tour at On the other hand, maybe you enjoy beef from older steers with partially ossified vertebrae and tougher tissue graded by USDA as “utility, cutter, and canner” grade.  Mouth-watering, right? What about the other ingredients and additives? You just might want to reconsider.

PositiveTip: Next time you are tempted to enjoy one, try fruit “jerky” instead. You can easily make them yourself in a food dehydrator with total control over all the ingredients!