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BEEFCARE

Timeline

Where We Have Been

2020

January

WFCF launches the BeefCARE program. Farms and ranches begin their annual evaluations against the BeefCARE standard using a scored audit tool that encourages continuous improvement in their sustainability journey (ongoing).

May

2020

Producer Advisory Board (PAB) selected, representing 
farms and ranches in different regions across the US.  The PAB will evaluate BeefCARE and provide feedback.

2020

July

A BeefCARE survey is sent to the Producer Advisory Board asking detailed questions about how to improve BeefCARE.

December

2019

USRSB reviews BeefCARE Standard and recognizes the program

2019

November, 
December

WFCF develops BeefCARE Standard aligned 

with USRSB Framework, Indicators and Metrics.

2015

Where Food Comes From Founding Member of US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef.

Where We Are Going

2020

September

BeefCARE Expert Committee will be finalized.  They will annually review BeefCARE and recommend changes based on the current science and the USRSB framework, indicators and metrics to ensure continuous improvement of all BeefCARE approved farms and ranches.

2020

Fall

CARE Certified meat products hit shelves

2020

4th Quarter

BeefCARE audit tool will be revised to reflect the review and recommendations from the PAB and Expert Committee.

Detailed audit reports will always be provided to all BeefCARE participants to help them map their journey of continuous improvement in sustainability.  We will also work to provide improved tools for participants to assist with their journey. (ongoing)

4th Quarter

2020

Develop a public comment process for the BeefCARE standard (4th quarter 2020)

4th Quarter

2020

BeefCARE standard will be made public on the CARE website

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