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Game of water (i.e. fish and other sea creatures) is generally permitted in most of the schools of Islam, based on their interpretation of the Quran 5:96; however, the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence forbids consumption of seafood other than true “fish”, and considers other sea creatures, such as crustaceans, to be makruh. Fishing is permitted during pilgrimage.

What is a cattleman cut beef?
Cattleman’s cutlets are thick, deliciously marbled scotch fillets on the bone. Cattleman’s cutlets taste fantastic grilled or barbequed and served medium-rare. These cuts are ideal for the true steak lovers out there.
“By cutting the windpipe and the carotid artery, the flow of blood to the nerve in the brain that causes the sensation of pain, is stopped,” says Mufti Obaidullah Qasmi, former teacher at Darul Uloom, Deoband, India. “This leads to reduced pain.” The animal may appear to struggle and kick, but that is due to the contraction and relaxation of muscles deficient in blood, rather than pain. It was narrated that Ibn ‘Umar said: “Who eats crows? The Messenger of God (ﷺ) called them vermin, By Allah, they are not from among the good and permissible things.” Ramadan, the ninth month on the Muslim calendar, is considered the holy month of fasting. Ramadan begins and ends with the appearance of the new moon. During the month of Ramadan, God delivered the Quran to the prophet Muhammad as guidance for the people. During Ramadan, Muslims take time for introspection, prayer, and reading of the Quran. For those who observe Ramadan with fasting, prayer, and faithful intention; God forgives their past sins. During this period, Muslims focus on self restraint or sawm (Arabic: to refrain) which is one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan emphasizes sawm, when worshippers have to abstain from food, drink, sexual activity, and immoral behavior between dawn and dusk. After dusk, Muslims break their fast during a meal called iftar with family and friends. Sawm can be negated by breaking fast, however, the lost can be made up with one extra day of fasting. The end of the Ramadan fast is the celebration of Eid-al-Fitr (Feast of Fast-Breaking), one of the two major religious holidays on the Muslim calendar.

They question you about intoxicants and games of chance. Say: In both is great sin, and (some) utility for men; but the sin of them is greater than their usefulness. And they ask you what they should to spend. Say: that which is superfluous. Thus God makes plain to you (His) revelations, that you may reflect. (Al-Quran 2:219)
In addition, draining out all the blood post-slaughter produces softer meat. Blood left in could clot and cause the meat to spoil faster and harbor the growth of microorganisms.Conversely, animals slaughtered for food may not be killed by being boiled or electrocuted. Animals strangled or beaten to death, or which died by falling or due to a wild animal are also expressly forbidden in the Qur’an 5:3.

How much is Kobe A5 Wagyu Tomahawk?
$1,000 The Japanese A5 Wagyu Tomahawk is served at Aragawa in Tokyo and goes for $1,000 on the menu.
Eating monkeys is prohibited in Islam. According to Shia hadith, metamorphosed animals to which a disobedient, irreverent, or arrogant pre-Islamic nation was converted as a punishment, such as (apes and monkeys) are prohibited.There is some debate about whether the prohibition extends to dishes in which the alcohol would be cooked off, or if it would be practically impossible to consume enough of the food to become intoxicated, but it is generally accepted that the inclusion of any alcohol should be avoided and alternatives used.

The first USDA approved Halal Food Company in the USA is Midamar Corporation. The company began producing halal beef, chicken, lamb and turkey products for domestic and international consumption in 1974 and is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa which is home to one of the oldest Muslim communities in America and the longest standing mosque in America. In Dearborn, Michigan, the home of one of the largest Muslim and Arab populations in the United States, some fast-food restaurant chains such as the McDonald’s Corporation have introduced halal chicken nuggets and chicken sandwiches.

Certain animals are considered haram, including land animals without blood, including all insects except locusts. Surah al-A’raf, V: 157; Sunan Abu Dawud, no: 3806. Most reptiles are also considered haram, as well as most pests (hasharat al-Ardh) such as mice and rats. Surah al-A’raf, V: 157.

In Europe, several organizations have been created over the past twenty years in order to certify the halal products. A survey recently published by a French association of Muslim Consumers (ASIDCOM) shows that the market of halal products has been developed in a chaotic way in Europe. The European certification organizations do not have a common definition of “halal” nor agreed upon control procedures and traceability. The controls implemented by individual agencies are all very different: they can go from an annual audit of the slaughterhouse, to checking each production with permanent controls in place and on-going independent monitoring.
Many apparently meat-free dishes, and even some desserts, contain pork, such as most kinds of gelatin, or other non-conforming substances. There is some disagreement about food additives such as monosodium glutamate (MSG) that may use enzymes derived from pig fat in the production process. It is difficult to avoid such additives when eating out since they are usually not listed on restaurant menus. Some Muslim organizations compile tables of such additives.

Differences of opinion exist as to whether the consumption of horses, mules, and donkeys is permitted. In the Quran, one finds this verse: “And (He has created) horses, mules, and donkeys, for you to ride and use for show; and He has created (other) things of which you have no knowledge.” Surah al-Nahl, V: 8. Which some scholars have interpreted as limiting these animals for riding and show and not permitting their consumption. Musnad Ahmad, 4/89, Sunan Abu Dawud, no: 3790, Sunan Nasa’i and Sunan Ibn Majah; Sahih al-Bukhari, no: 5202, 5205, and 5208. Predatory animals, such as lions and tigers, and birds of prey, such as falcons and hawks are forbidden to consume. Sahih Muslim, no: 1934.
Alcoholic drinks are generally prohibited in Islamic thought, with the Quran including several verses that admonish the consumption of khamr, an Arabic term meaning intoxicants that is interpreted to include most forms of alcohol and psychoactive drugs:He has only forbidden you what dies of itself, and blood, and flesh of swine, and that over which any other (name) than (that of) Allah has been invoked; but whoever is driven to necessity, not desiring, nor exceeding the limit, no sin shall be upon him; surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

Herbivores, cud-chewing animals like cattle, deer, sheep, goats, and antelope are some examples of animals that are halal only if they are treated like sentient beings and slaughtered painlessly while reciting the Bismillah and Takbir. If the animal is treated poorly or tortured while being slaughtered, the meat is haram. Forbidden food substances include alcohol, pork, carrion, the meat of carnivores and animals that died due to illness, injury, stunning, poisoning, or slaughtering not in the name of God.
In Singapore, halal certification is managed by Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS), also known as the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore. They are the sole custodian of Halal Certification in Singapore.The halal way of slaughter has been considered to be healthier and more hygienic. Research claims the method of quickly severing windpipe, jugular vein and carotid artery in one quick move without giving the animal time to panic does have an effect on quality of meat. When animals face trauma or stress the glycogen in their body is converted to lactic acid. This affects the pH level of the meat, lower pH resulting in lighter colored meat and higher pH resulting in darker meat. This makes the meat tougher and also hard to chew. The halal way of slaughtering ensures the method is virtually less traumatic for the animal. According to the Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy, in a 1980 study on the effects of stress on livestock and meat quality, it was found that stunning creates more anxiety due to the stress experienced between the stunning and the bleeding out of the animal. The halal slaughter method does not encounter this, as the swipe of the knife directly correlates to the loss of blood supply.

Blood and its by-products are forbidden in Islam, in the Quran, surah 5, al-Maʼidah, verse 3: also and its by-products are forbidden in Islam, in the Quran, surah 5, al-Maʼidah, verse 3:

Forbidden to you is that which dies of itself, and blood, and flesh of swine, and that on which any other name than that of Allah has been invoked, and the strangled (animal) and that beaten to death, and that killed by a fall and that killed by being smitten with the horn, and that which wild beasts have eaten, except what you slaughter, and what is sacrificed on stones set up (for idols) and that you divide by the arrows; that is a transgression. This day have those who disbelieve despaired of your religion, so fear them not, and fear Me. This day have I perfected for you your religion and completed My favor on you and chosen for you Islam as a religion; but whoever is compelled by hunger, not inclining willfully to sin, then surely Allah is most-Forgiving, most-Merciful.
However, a person would not be considered guilty of sin in a situation where the lack of any alternative creates an undesired necessity to consume that which is otherwise unlawful. Such as a famine.In the United Kingdom, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, or Singapore, halal fried chicken restaurants having thousands of outlets, some but not all of which, serve halal foods such as the Kentucky Fried Chicken, Nando’s, Brown’s Chicken, and Crown Fried Chicken companies. In Arab, North African and Middle Eastern countries meat and food is mostly halal, even from foreign fast food chains.

In Islamic law, dhabīḥah (Arabic: ذَبِيحَة) is the prescribed method of slaughter for halal animals. It consists of a swift, deep incision to the throat with a very sharp knife, cutting the wind pipe, jugular veins and carotid arteries on both sides but leaving the spinal cord intact.
The Alevi Muslims of Turkey permit alcohol, unlike many other denominations. The Zaidi and Mutazili sects believe that the use of alcohol has always been forbidden and refer to the Qur’an Ayah (4:43) as feeling of sleepiness and not to be awake.This day are (all) good things made lawful for you. The food of those who have received the Scripture is lawful for you, and your food is lawful for them. And so are the virtuous women of the believers and the virtuous women of those who received the Scripture before you (lawful for you) when you give them their marriage portions and live with them in honour, not in fornication, nor taking them as secret concubines. Whoever denies the faith, his work is vain and he will be among the losers in the Hereafter. (Quran 5:5)Islamic dietary laws are laws that Muslims follow in their diet. Islamic jurisprudence specifies which foods are halāl (حَلَال, “lawful”) and which are harām (حَرَامْ, “unlawful”). The dietary laws are found in the Quran, the holy book of Islam, as well as in collections of traditions attributed to Islamic prophet Muhammad (“Sunnah”).Some Hanafi scholars are in disagreement over whether or not prawns and shrimp constitute as true “fish”; comparatively, many scholars do agree that crocodile, crab, lobster, or any mollusk is not. al-Fatawa al-Hindiyya, 5/289–291, Bada’i al-Sana’i, 5/35–39 and Radd al-Muhtar, 304–308. O you who believe! Draw not near unto prayer when you are drunken, till you know that which you say, nor when you are polluted, save when journeying upon the road, till ye have bathed. And if you are ill, or on a journey, or you have touched women, and you cannot find water, then go to clean soil and rub your faces and your hands (therewith). Indeed, Allah is ever Pardoning, Forgiving. (Quran 4:43) Substances which contain intoxicants but are not consumed are not prohibited as such. For example, alcohol can be used as a disinfectant or for cleaning.In South Africa, most chicken products have a halal stamp. The South African National Halal Authority (SANHA) issues certificates and products bearing this logo range from water, snacks, and even meat-free products (which may contain non-halal ingredients). The South African National Halal Authority also licenses the usage of the Halal logo in restaurants where the food is halal, in addition to no alcohol or pork products being served.O you who believe! Intoxicants and games of chance and idols and divining arrows are but defilement from the work of Satan, so avoid it that you may be successful. (Al-Quran 5:90)Livestock or cattle, i.e. grazing beasts, are lawful except those that are explicitly prohibited. However, hunting is prohibited during “the pilgrimage” (Quran 5:1).The halal market is now estimated to be 26% of world food trade and is growing. Companies from Europe and North America that would like to access the growing Halal market must get their consumable products Halal certified. The Global Halal Institute has a list of Halal certifiers that are approved by most Muslim countries with dietary import restrictions.He has only forbidden you what dies of itself, and blood, and flesh of swine, and that over which any other (name) than (that of) God has been invoked; but whoever is driven to necessity, not desiring, nor exceeding the limit, no sin shall be upon him; surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

Since the turn of the 21st century, there have been efforts to create organizations that certify food products as halal for Muslim consumers in the USA. Since 1991, some mainstream manufacturers of soups, grains, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, prepared foods, and other products, as well as hotels, restaurants, airlines, hospitals, and other service providers have pursued the halal market. These companies purchase halal-certified products. This can allow companies to export products to most Middle Eastern countries and Southeast Asian countries. The oldest and most well-known halal certifier in the United States is called the Islamic Services of America.
Slaughtered animals must be acknowledged as sentient beings and slaughtered painlessly while reciting the Bismillah and Takbir. The butcher is required to call upon the name of Allah (Bismillah) individually for each animal. If the animal is treated poorly, or tortured while being slaughtered, the meat is haram. With the adequate combination of temperature and cooking time, pathogens, such as bacteria will be killed, and pasteurization can be achieved. Because browning (Maillard reactions) can only occur at higher temperatures (above the boiling point of water), these moist techniques do not develop the flavors associated with browning. Meat will often undergo searing in a very hot pan, grilling or browning with a torch before moist cooking (though sometimes after). In 2018, the United States, Brazil, and China produced the most beef with 12.22 million tons, 9.9 million tons, and 6.46 million tons respectively. The top 3 beef exporting countries in 2019 were Australia (14.8% of total exports), the United States (13.4% of total exports), and Brazil (12.6% of total exports). Beef production is also important to the economies of Japan, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, Paraguay, Mexico, Belarus and Nicaragua.People have eaten the flesh of bovines since prehistoric times; some of the earliest known cave paintings, such as those of Lascaux, show aurochs in hunting scenes. People domesticated cattle to provide ready access to beef, milk, and leather. Cattle have been domesticated at least twice over the course of evolutionary history. The first domestication event occurred around 10,500 years ago with the evolution of Bos taurus. The second was more recent, around 7,000 years ago, with the evolution of Bos indicus in the Indian subcontinent. There is a possible third domestication event 8,500 years ago, with a potential third species Bos africanus arising in Africa.

Beef is a source of complete protein and it is a rich source (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV) of Niacin, Vitamin B12, iron and zinc. Red meat is the most significant dietary source of carnitine and, like any other meat (pork, fish, veal, lamb etc.), is a source of creatine. Creatine is converted to creatinine during cooking.
In 1984, the use of meat and bone meal in cattle feed resulted in the world’s first outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or, colloquially, mad cow disease) in the United Kingdom.

Which is more expensive Kobe or Wagyu?
The Cost Difference Between Kobe & Wagyu Beef Due to the strict regulations and high demand, both beef can be quite expensive: The price of Kobe beef per pound can range from around $200 to $500; while the price of Wagyu beef per pound can range from around $50 to $150.
For religious reasons, the ancient Egyptian priests also refrained from consuming beef. Buddhists and Sikhs are also against wrongful slaughtering of animals, but they don’t have a wrongful eating doctrine. In the Indigenous American tradition a white buffalo calf is considered sacred; they call it Pte Ska Win (White Buffalo Calf Woman).Steak tartare is a French dish made from finely chopped or ground (minced) raw meat (often beef). More accurately, it is scraped so as not to let even the slightest of the sinew fat get into the scraped meat. It is often served with onions, capers, seasonings such as fresh ground pepper and Worcestershire sauce, and sometimes raw egg yolk. As per 2020, Brazil was the largest beef exporter in the world followed by Australia, United States, India (Includes Carabeef only) and Argentina. Brazil, Australia, the United States and India accounted for roughly 61% of the world’s beef exports. Corned beef is a cut of beef cured or pickled in a seasoned brine. The corn in corned beef refers to the grains of coarse salts (known as corns) used to cure it. The term corned beef can denote different styles of brine-cured beef, depending on the region. Some, like American-style corned beef, are highly seasoned and often considered delicatessen fare. Meat can be cooked in boiling oil, typically by shallow frying, although deep frying may be used, often for meat enrobed with breadcrumbs as in milanesas or finger steaks. Larger pieces such as steaks may be cooked this way, or meat may be cut smaller as in stir frying, typically an Asian way of cooking: cooking oil with flavorings such as garlic, ginger and onions is put in a very hot wok. Then small pieces of meat are added, followed by ingredients which cook more quickly, such as mixed vegetables. The dish is ready when the ingredients are ‘just cooked’. Meat has usually been cooked in water which is just simmering, such as in stewing; higher temperatures make meat tougher by causing the proteins to contract. Since thermostatic temperature control became available, cooking at temperatures well below boiling, 52 °C (126 °F) (sous-vide) to 90 °C (194 °F) (slow cooking), for prolonged periods has become possible; this is just hot enough to convert the tough collagen in connective tissue into gelatin through hydrolysis, with minimal toughening.During the season of Lent, Orthodox Christians and Catholics periodically give up meat and poultry (and sometimes dairy products and eggs) as a religious act. Observant Jews and Muslims may not eat any meat or poultry which has not been slaughtered and treated in conformance with religious laws.

Beef can be cooked quickly at the table through several techniques. In hot pot cooking, such as shabu-shabu, very thinly sliced meat is cooked by the diners at the table by immersing it in a heated pot of water or stock with vegetables. In fondue bourguignonne, diners dip small pieces of beef into a pot of hot oil at the table. Both techniques typically feature accompanying flavorful sauces to complement the meat.In 2010, the EU, through the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), proposed a roadmap to gradually lift the restrictions on the feed ban. In 2013, the ban on feeding mammal-based products to cattle, was amended to allow for certain milk, fish, eggs, and plant-fed farm animal products to be used.

Beef is first divided into primal cuts, large pieces of the animal initially separated by butchering. These are basic sections from which steaks and other subdivisions are cut. The term “primal cut” is quite different from “prime cut”, used to characterize cuts considered to be of higher quality. Since the animal’s legs and neck muscles do the most work, they are the toughest; the meat becomes more tender as distance from hoof and horn increases. Different countries and cuisines have different cuts and names, and sometimes use the same name for a different cut; for example, the cut described as “brisket” in the United States is from a significantly different part of the carcass than British brisket.
To improve tenderness of beef, it is often aged (i.e., stored refrigerated) to allow endogenous proteolytic enzymes to weaken structural and myofibrillar proteins. Wet aging is accomplished using vacuum packaging to reduce spoilage and yield loss. Dry aging involves hanging primals (usually ribs or loins) in humidity-controlled coolers. Outer surfaces dry out and can support growth of molds (and spoilage bacteria, if too humid), resulting in trim and evaporative losses.Thermostatically controlled methods, such as sous-vide, can also prevent overcooking by bringing the meat to the exact degree of doneness desired, and holding it at that temperature indefinitely. The combination of precise temperature control and long cooking duration makes it possible to be assured that pasteurization has been achieved, both on the surface and the interior of even very thick cuts of meat, which can not be assured with most other cooking techniques. (Although extremely long-duration cooking can break down the texture of the meat to an undesirable degree.)Most Indic religions reject the killing and eating of cows. Hinduism prohibits cow beef known as Go-Maans in Hindi. Bovines have a sacred status in India especially the cow, due to their provision of sustenance for families. Bovines are generally considered to be integral to the landscape. However, they do not consider the cow to be a god.Bresaola is an air-dried, salted beef that has been aged about two to three months until it becomes hard and a dark red, almost purple, colour. It is lean, has a sweet, musty smell and is tender. It originated in Valtellina, a valley in the Alps of northern Italy’s Lombardy region. Bündnerfleisch is a similar product from neighbouring Switzerland. Chipped beef is an American industrially produced air-dried beef product, described by one of its manufacturers as being “similar to bresaola, but not as tasty.” Beef can be cooked to various degrees, from very rare to well done. The degree of cooking corresponds to the temperature in the approximate center of the meat, which can be measured with a meat thermometer. Beef can be cooked using the sous-vide method, which cooks the entire steak to the same temperature, but when cooked using a method such as broiling or roasting it is typically cooked such that it has a “bulls eye” of doneness, with the least done (coolest) at the center and the most done (warmest) at the outside. In ancient China, the killing of cattle and consumption of beef was prohibited, as they were valued for their role in agriculture. This custom is still followed by a few Chinese families across the world.

What is the most expensive cut of beef?
The creme de la creme. Japanese Kobe steak is usually considered the most expensive steak globally, with its marbling recognized as the world’s best. With strict grading processes and only 3,000 cattle making the cut annually to be called authentic Kobe beef, you can see why it is an expensive option.
Yukhoe is a variety of hoe, raw dishes in Korean cuisine which is usually made from raw ground beef seasoned with various spices or sauces. The beef part used for yukhoe is tender rump steak. For the seasoning, soy sauce, sugar, salt, sesame oil, green onion, and ground garlic, sesame seed, black pepper and juice of bae (Korean pear) are used. The beef is mostly topped with the yolk of a raw egg.Beef can be prepared in various ways; cuts are often used for steak, which can be cooked to varying degrees of doneness, while trimmings are often ground or minced, as found in most hamburgers. Beef contains protein, iron, and vitamin B12. Along with other kinds of red meat, high consumption is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer and coronary heart disease, especially when processed. Beef has a high environmental impact, being a primary driver of deforestation with the highest greenhouse gas emissions of any agricultural product.

The word beef is from the Latin word bōs, in contrast to cow which is from Middle English cou (both words have the same Indo-European root *gʷou-). After the Norman Conquest, the French-speaking nobles who ruled England naturally used French words to refer to the meats they were served. Thus, various Anglo-Saxon words were used for the animal (such as nēat, or cu for adult females) by the peasants, but the meat was called boef (ox) (Modern French bœuf) by the French nobles — who did not often deal with the live animal — when it was served to them. This is one example of the common English dichotomy between the words for animals (with largely Germanic origins) and their meat (with Romanic origins) that is also found in such English word-pairs as pig/pork, deer/venison, sheep/mutton and chicken/poultry (also the less common goat/chevon). Beef is cognate with bovine through the Late Latin bovīnus. The rarely used plural form of beef is beeves.

In the United States, the growth of the beef business was largely due to expansion in the Southwest. Upon the acquisition of grasslands through the Mexican–American War of 1848, and later the expulsion of the Plains Indians from this region and the Midwest, the American livestock industry began, starting primarily with the taming of wild longhorn cattle. Chicago and New York City were the first to benefit from these developments in their stockyards and in their meat markets.
Some scientists claim that the demand for beef is contributing to significant biodiversity loss as it is a significant driver of deforestation and habitat destruction; species-rich habitats, such as significant portions of the Amazon region, are being converted to agriculture for meat production. The 2019 IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services also concurs that the beef industry plays a significant role in biodiversity loss. Around 25% to nearly 40% of global land surface is being used for livestock farming, which is mostly cattle.

Some kinds of beef may receive special certifications or designations based on criteria including their breed (Certified Angus Beef, Certified Hereford Beef), origin (Kobe beef, Carne de Ávila, Belgian Blue), or the way the cattle are treated, fed or slaughtered (organic, grass-fed, Kosher, or Halal beef). Some countries regulate the marketing and sale of beef by observing criteria post-slaughter and classifying the observed quality of the meat.
Carpaccio of beef is a thin slice of raw beef dressed with olive oil, lemon juice and seasoning. Often, the beef is partially frozen before slicing to allow very thin slices to be cut.Most of the North Indian states prohibit the killing of cow and consumption of beef for religious reasons. Certain Hindu castes and sects continue to avoid beef from their diets. Article 48 of the Constitution of India mandates the state may take steps for preserving and improving the bovine breeds, and prohibit the slaughter, of cows and calves and other milch and draught cattle. Article 47 of the Constitution of India provides states must raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health as among its primary duties, based on this a reasonableness in slaughter of common cattle was instituted, if the animals ceased to be capable of breeding, providing milk, or serving as draught animals. The overall mismanagement of India’s common cattle is dubbed in academic fields as “India’s bovine burden.” The world produced 60.57 million metric tons of beef in 2020, down 950K metric tons from the prior year. Major decline for production of beef was from India up to 510k and Australia down to 309K metric tons from the prior year. A 2010 meta-analysis found that processed red meat (and all processed meat) was correlated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease, although based on studies that separated the two, this meta-analysis found that red meat intake was not associated with higher incidence of coronary heart disease. As of 2020, there is substantial evidence for a link between high consumption of red meat and coronary heart disease.Most beef can be used as is by merely cutting into certain parts, such as roasts, short ribs or steak (filet mignon, sirloin steak, rump steak, rib steak, rib eye steak, hanger steak, etc.), while other cuts are processed (corned beef or beef jerky). Trimmings, on the other hand, which are usually mixed with meat from older, leaner (therefore tougher) cattle, are ground, minced or used in sausages. The blood is used in some varieties called blood sausage. Other parts that are eaten include other muscles and offal, such as the oxtail, liver, tongue, tripe from the reticulum or rumen, glands (particularly the pancreas and thymus, referred to as sweetbread), the heart, the brain (although forbidden where there is a danger of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, commonly referred to as mad cow disease), the kidneys, and the tender testicles of the bull (known in the United States as calf fries, prairie oysters, or Rocky Mountain oysters). Some intestines are cooked and eaten as is, but are more often cleaned and used as natural sausage casings. The bones are used for making beef stock. Meat from younger cows (calves) is called veal. Beef from steers and heifers is similar.

Many of India’s rural economies depend on cattle farming; hence they have been revered in society. Since the Vedic period, cattle, especially cows, were venerated as a source of milk, and dairy products, and their relative importance in transport services and farming like ploughing, row planting, ridging. Veneration grew with the advent of Jainism and the Gupta period. In medieval India, Maharaja Ranjit Singh issued a proclamation on stopping cow slaughter. Conflicts over cow slaughter often have sparked religious riots that have led to loss of human life and in one 1893 riot alone, more than 100 people were killed for the cause.
In prehistoric times, humankind hunted aurochs and later domesticated them. Since that time, numerous breeds of cattle have been bred specifically for the quality or quantity of their meat. Today, beef is the third most widely consumed meat in the world, after pork and poultry. As of 2018, the United States, Brazil, and China were the largest producers of beef.

Moist heat cooking methods include braising, pot roasting, stewing and sous-vide. These techniques are often used for cuts of beef that are tougher, as these longer, lower-temperature cooking methods have time to dissolve connecting tissue which otherwise makes meat remain tough after cooking.
In 2003, Cuba banned cow slaughter due to severe shortage of milk and milk products. On 14 April 2021, the ban was loosened, allowing ranchers to do as they wish as long as state quotas were met and the health of the herd could be ensured.

Evaporation concentrates the remaining proteins and increases flavor intensity; the molds can contribute a nut-like flavor. After two to three days there are significant effects. The majority of the tenderizing effect occurs in the first 10 days. Boxed beef, stored and distributed in vacuum packaging, is, in effect, wet aged during distribution. Premium steakhouses dry age for 21 to 28 days or wet age up to 45 days for maximum effect on flavor and tenderness.Beef is the third most widely consumed meat in the world, accounting for about 25% of meat production worldwide, after pork and poultry at 38% and 30% respectively.

How much is Kobe A5 Wagyu tomahawk?
$1,000 The Japanese A5 Wagyu Tomahawk is served at Aragawa in Tokyo and goes for $1,000 on the menu.
The Belgian or Dutch dish filet américain is also made of finely chopped ground beef, though it is seasoned differently, and either eaten as a main dish or can be used as a dressing for a sandwich. Kibbeh nayyeh is a similar Lebanese and Syrian dish. And in Ethiopia, a ground raw meat dish called tire siga or kitfo is eaten (upon availability).Meat from less tender cuts or older cattle can be mechanically tenderized by forcing small, sharp blades through the cuts to disrupt the proteins. Also, solutions of exogenous proteolytic enzymes (papain, bromelin or ficin) can be injected to augment the endogenous enzymes. Similarly, solutions of salt and sodium phosphates can be injected to soften and swell the myofibrillar proteins. This improves juiciness and tenderness. Salt can improve the flavor, but phosphate can contribute a soapy flavor. Beef cattle are raised and fed using a variety of methods, including feedlots, free range, ranching, backgrounding and intensive animal farming. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), commonly referred to as factory farms, are commonly used to meet the demand of beef production. CAFOs supply 70.4% of cows in the US market and 99% of all meat in the United States supply. Cattle CAFOs can also be a source of E. coli contamination in the food supply due to the prevalence of manure in CAFOs. These E. coli contaminations include one strain, E. coli O157:H7, which can be toxic to humans, because cattle typically hold this strain in their digestive system. Another consequence of unsanitary conditions created by high-density confinement systems is increased use of antibiotics in order to prevent illness. An analysis of FDA sales data by the Natural Resources Defense Council found 42% of medically important antibiotic use in the U.S. was on cattle, posing concerns about the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Spiced beef is a cured and salted joint of round, topside, or silverside, traditionally served at Christmas in Ireland. It is a form of salt beef, cured with spices and saltpetre, intended to be boiled or broiled in Guinness or a similar stout, and then optionally roasted for a period after. There are various other recipes for pickled beef. Sauerbraten is a German variant.

In 2017, a rule against the slaughter of cattle and the eating of beef was signed into law by presidential assent as a modified version of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. The original act, however, did permit the humane slaughter of animals for use as food. Existing meat export policy in India prohibits the export of beef (meat of cow, oxen and calf). Bone-in meat, a carcass, or half carcass of buffalo is also prohibited from export. Only the boneless meat of buffalo, meat of goat and sheep and birds is permitted for export. In 2017, India sought a total “beef ban” and Australian market analysts predicted that this would create market opportunities for leather traders and meat producers there and elsewhere. Their prediction estimated a twenty percent shortage of beef and a thirteen percent shortage of leather in the world market.
Tokachi Farms makes our list with its beef raised in the Hokkaido region of Japan, near the active volcano Mount Tokachi. The cattle feed on the fertile grass beside the volcano, and this diet gives the meat a rich flavor that compares to the other beef on this list, albeit at a slightly lower price.

Kobe isn’t the only city in Japan that raises quality cattle. The Miyagi prefecture of Japan raises Black cows whose meat qualifies for the A5 Wagyu rating. These cattle feast on a diet of rice stalks and barley grain, producing a generous marbling that delivers intense flavor and creates its own marinade as it cooks.

By clicking the ‘Subscribe Now’ button, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You can click on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the email at anytime.Ogata Farms in the northeast prefecture of Iwata, Japan, produces Maezawa beef. Cattle are raised in a stress-free environment on a diet of beer, whiskey and soy. The farm never uses hormones and allows the cows to sleep as much as they wish. These living conditions yields a tender, flavorful beef that earns the A5 Wagyu rating.If you see Kobe beef for lower prices in U.S. grocery stores, you are likely purchasing beef from a cow that has only a small percentage of Wagyu in its bloodline. That doesn’t mean these steaks aren’t high quality, but they probably will not compare in taste, tenderness or marbling to genuine A5 Wagyu Kobe beef.

Alongside Kobe, the Matsuzaka region in the Mie prefecture of Japan is known to produce some of the best cattle for beef. The cows are slaughtered before breeding, according to Expert World Travel, and the virgin meat is high in fat with generous marbling that leads to a tender and flavorful cut of steak.

Can Muslims eat beef?
Muslims do not eat pork or other haram (forbidden) animals. Insofar as meat products go, animals such as cows, veal, lamb, goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks, game birds, bison, and venison are acceptable for consumption, so long as they are slaughtered according to Islamic law.
Holy Grail Steak Co. also sells a Hitachi-Gyu steak from cattle raised in the Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan. Due to the intense marbling, the ribeye also has an intense flavor. A little goes a long way. With so much fat on this beef, you may only eat about 2 oz. in one sitting.

The average price of beef — along with other meats, poultry, fish and eggs — went up 0.4% between August and September, and has increased by 9% since last year, based on data from the September 2022 Consumer Price Index report.If you are looking for the tastiest, most tender cuts of meat, you may not have to travel to Japan. Just make sure you are ordering genuine Kobe beef, and not American Kobe beef, if you are seeking a true A5 Wagyu cut.The ribeye is a smaller cut of beef than a Tomahawk steak, running between 13 oz. and 15 oz. It may contain part of the rib bone, or it can be separated from the rib and cut to make a slightly thinner cut of beef. If the Wagyu A5 Tomahawk seems too pricey — or simply too much beef for your appetite — you can choose a Kobe ribeye. Best of all, you can even find this steak in the U.S. through online distributors like Holy Grail Steak Co. The letter “A” stands for the yield while the number 5 refers to the quality, marbling, and other traits of the beef. The beef must have a marbling score of at least 8 out of 12 to earn the A5 designation. By contrast, American USDA Prime beef requires only a marbling score of 4.Advertiser Disclosure: Many of the offers appearing on this site are from advertisers from which this website receives compensation for being listed here. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). These offers do not represent all deposit accounts available.

The Japanese A5 Wagyu Tomahawk is served at Aragawa in Tokyo and goes for $1,000 on the menu. You can get a meal there for as little as $440 per person, but it won’t include this Kobe Beef Wagyu specialty.
Omi is renowned in Japan as one of the top three regions for raising cattle, along with Kobe and Matsuzaka. First introduced to Japanese tables 400 years ago, the beef has a buttery texture thanks to generous marbling.

The nutritious diet is believed to give the steak a delicately sweet flavor. Holy Grail Steak Co. offers an 8 oz. filet mignon or a 14 oz. ribeye or strip steak for $269.
The Wagyu A5 designation is a quality rating given to Japanese beef — Wagyu literally translates into “Japanese cow.” Like USDA Prime cuts of beef represent the highest quality of beef in the U.S., A5 is the highest rating given to Japanese beef.Not everyone likes excessive marbling in their steak. In that case, a strip steak is the better choice. And a Kobe A5 Wagyu Strip is still going to have enough marbling to make it tender and flavorful. A strip, however, has more of a chewy texture than the buttery soft feel of a ribeye. A strip steak is harvested from the rear of the rib cage, while a rib eye comes from the upper ribs.

What is the most expensive cut of meat in cattle?
The creme de la creme. Japanese Kobe steak is usually considered the most expensive steak globally, with its marbling recognized as the world’s best. With strict grading processes and only 3,000 cattle making the cut annually to be called authentic Kobe beef, you can see why it is an expensive option.
You can also find other high quality Kobe beef A5 Wagyu’s, but they won’t be the size of this one. As a Tomahawk steak, the $1,000 steak is typically 2 inches thick and runs between 30 and 45 ounces. It is cut from the rib and usually has intense marbling that gives it a lot of flavor and makes for a tender cut of meat.You’ll notice that most of the steaks on this list of the world’s most expensive steaks bear an A5 rating. Here are the 10 most expensive steaks in the world.

Is Donkey meat is halal?
Donkey meat is prohibited according to one hadith.
Hida Wagyu is raised in the Gifu prefecture of Japan to an age of at least 14 months. It does not come from pure Black Japanese cattle but, instead, cows crossbred with European cattle in the 1800s. That does not detract from its flavor, but it does make it slightly more affordable than pure Japanese Black wagyu. The pure spring water they drink results in a tender and flavorful cut of beef.

Unlike a bone-in ribeye or a “Cowboy cut” ribeye, the Tomahawk steak leaves on a sizeable length of rib-bone, which is cut clean of fat and meat. The distinctive look of a Tomahawk will make you feel like Fred Flintstone when your meal reaches your table. Or perhaps you’ll feel more like Elon Musk or Warren Buffett dining on this pricey piece of beef.
Only a specific type of cattle from a certain region of Japan are selected to make Kobe beef, according to Ventured. Kobe beef comes from the Hyogo prefecture region and, of the cows in that area, only a select number are chosen as A5 Wagyu beef. Roughly 1,000 cows make up all the Kobe beef available in the world in any given year. Kobe beef comes from certified Japanese Black cattle. The beef gets its name from the nearby city of Kobe.For many consumers, buying a basic sirloin or even chuck steak for stew could be out of their budget. But if money is no object, you may want to consider splurging on the most expensive steak in the world: a $1,000 Japanese A5 Wagyu tomahawk called the Papi Steak, served at the restaurant Aragawa in Tokyo, Japan. But what makes some steaks so expensive?

What is the most expensive beef cut?
A5 Japanese Kobe Beef Japanese Kobe steak is one expensive meat. In fact, it’s usually considered the most expensive steak in the world, although prices vary by location, restaurant, etc. In fact, Japanese Kobe is often hailed as having the best marbling of any steak that your money can buy.
Generally, A5 Kobe beef makes some of the highest quality steaks in the world. A5 is a rating given to the best-of-the-best Kobe beef. Kobe is rare on its own, coming from cattle raised in a specific area of Japan. Therefore, Kobe with an A5 rating is even rarer and some of the best that your money can buy in terms of marbling, color, and overall quality.Each cut of Kobe beef gets graded according to its marbling, color, fat color, and texture. With a grade of A5, you’re getting the very best Kobe beef Japan has to offer. That’s why you can expect to pay almost double for an A5 Kobe steak than you would Kobe beef with a lower grade.

That’s not to say that non-A5 Kobe beef is cheap in any way. Japanese Kobe beef without a grading of A5 made our list as the second most expensive steak cut in the world because you should still expect to shell out a lot of money for this prime cut.
Porterhouse steak is usually a bit costlier than a New York strip and is also a staple of some of the best steakhouses across the country. The reason this steak is up there in price is that it’s actually two steaks in one. You’ll find a New York strip on one side of the bone, and on the other side, a tenderloin filet. So, it makes sense that you’ll pay a little more for this cut than you would a New York strip, simply because you’re getting a strip steak with your porterhouse order.This incredible cut of steak is known for its perfect marbling, thanks to being taken from Japanese-raised cattle who are specifically bred and raised to create some prize-winning beef. Kobe is typically a more expensive meat than Wagyu because it’s rarer to find. Kobe beef comes only from one specific area of Japan, whereas Wagyu beef comes from Japanese Wagyu cattle. Only about 3,000 cattle classify as Japanese Kobe beef every year, which lends to its expensive pricing. Filet mignon may be expensive beef, but most steak gurus can’t get enough of its ridiculously amazing texture. And, with so many ways to dress it up with a sauce or seasoning, it can’t go wrong. Check out Steak University’s filet mignon articles and recipes for some flavor inspiration.

Filet mignon comes from the tenderloin, which is arguably the most tender cut you can find. The reason filet mignon can be even more expensive than the tenderloin per pound is that the average animal only holds about 500 grams, or just over a pound, of the filet portion.
Japanese Kobe beef, Japanese Wagyu beef, American Wagyu beef, filet mignon, and beef tenderloin are some of the best steaks in the world based on overall quality. These cuts tend to be on the higher end of the price spectrum, too, because of their coveted textures and quality.

If you’re looking for a more affordable beef tenderloin, consider asking the butcher to give you an untrimmed one. Of course, you’ll need to trim off the fat and slice it yourself, but you could save about $5 per pound doing some of the work.You won’t pay much less, on average, for an American Wagyu steak than you would a Japanese, but you could save a little money. To learn more about the American Wagyu steak, you can click here to read our Steak University article.

However, not all Kobe beef is equal. Japanese butchers use a grading system, similar to the USDA’s beef grading system, to note the highest-quality Kobe steaks. And the A5 grade is the cream of the crop.
This cut isn’t as tender as the filet or even the ribeye. The gem of the New York strip is in its flavor. When you think of a beefy steak, you probably imagine what this cut tastes like. It’s full of delicious, beefy flavor that cooks to perfection in a pan or on the grill. Japanese Kobe beef undergoes a strict grading process, and only 3,000 cattle make the cut annually to be called authentic Kobe beef. Therefore, if you see this cut in a restaurant, you can bet that you’ll pay a pretty penny for a single serving of the most expensive meat per pound. Japanese Kobe steak is one expensive meat. In fact, it’s usually considered the most expensive steak in the world, although prices vary by location, restaurant, etc. In fact, Japanese Kobe is often hailed as having the best marbling of any steak that your money can buy.

What meat is made from beef?
Most beef can be used as is by merely cutting into certain parts, such as roasts, short ribs or steak (filet mignon, sirloin steak, rump steak, rib steak, rib eye steak, hanger steak, etc.), while other cuts are processed (corned beef or beef jerky).
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As an interesting side note, Costco offered a discount to its members a few years ago, marking down an A5 Japanese Wagyu Ribeye from $1499 to $1199 for 11 pounds of the steak.And if you choose bone-in ribeye, expect to pay more than a boneless version. That’s partly because you’ll also pay for the weight of the bone rather than just the meat. But when it comes to ribeye, having the rib bone attached is part of the draw of the cut. Cooking ribeye with the bone can lead to even more flavor and tenderness, so it’s common to see bone-in ribeyes priced $2-$5 more per pound than boneless.

New York strip steak is one of the most expensive steaks that you can typically find in most steakhouses, butcher shops, and grocery stores. Although it’s more accessible than some others, it still can be super pricey, especially when compared to lower-end cuts available for purchase.
A t-bone steak is basically the same thing as a porterhouse steak, only smaller. While porterhouse steaks must include a filet that’s at least 1 ¼ inches thick, a t-bone’s filet only needs to be ¼ of an inch thick. That’s a pretty significant difference for a piece of meat, and that’s the primary reason why you’ll pay as much as $15 less per pound for a t-bone steak than a porterhouse. Still, priced as much as $20 per pound, t-bones are far from cheap.

Who can deny that a ribeye is one of the most delicious cuts of steak to grace steakhouses? People love ribeye for its bold flavors and perfect marbling. It’s also versatile, lending well to various steak meals and being an excellent match for your favorite steak side dishes. Its popularity probably has a lot to do with its high price tag, but it also has lots of qualities that other steaks simply can’t compare to.
If you don’t want to splurge on 100 dollar steaks, that’s totally understandable. There are plenty of cuts that are more affordable than top-dollar steaks that still provide excellent texture and flavor. But, if you’re looking for the highest grades of steak in the world, you’ll need to be ready to spend some money. Fortunately, when you buy from Chicago Steak Company, you’ll know you’re getting the best steaks your money can buy. Check out our selection of American Wagyu steaks, aged to perfection and vacuum-sealed to keep them fresh while they ship.Whether you want to compare prices, make sure you’re not getting swindled on your steak, or just want to splurge on one of the most expensive steaks in the world, you’ll find your answers here. These five expensive steak cuts will set your wallet back a bit (okay – a lot), but they’ll be worth every penny when you put them in your mouth. Here are the most expensive options and best steak cuts your money can buy: American Wagyu beef is much like the Japanese version, only it comes from American cattle using Japanese cattle-raising and feeding practices. So, it’s safe to say that the steaks will offer much of the same characteristics and flavor as one another, but American Wagyu undergoes the USDA Prime grading system, rather than the Japanese grading system. Wagyu cattle raised in Japan have special diets that consist of grass, straw, and other natural grains. Japanese cattle farmers also ensure that their cattle have just the right amount of fat and muscle content to enhance marbling and flavor. Wagyu is so coveted and revered that it even has its own grading system, with A5 being the best grade you can own.Beef tenderloin is where you’ll find filet mignon. But because filet mignon is just a portion of the full tenderloin, it’s more expensive per pound than the beef tenderloin itself. However, that doesn’t make the beef tenderloin a cheap piece of meat. Expect to pay about $30 per pound of this delectable cut, which enthusiasts often say is well worth the price because of its robust flavor and super-tender texture.

But you have to make a special trip to a restaurant or a specialty place just to pick up some great ribs, brisket, or perhaps some pulled pork or smoked wings.
Love Lasagna? Maybe a slow cooked Meat Loaf or some Country Fried Chicken. Those, and of dozens of other delicious family favorites are waiting for you in our Prepared Foods Department.Cattleman’s in-store smokehouse is fired up daily and stoked with locally grown hickory and applewood to create some of the most flavorful and delicious BBQ in town. From pork ribs and pulled butts to beef brisket, chicken wings, and our ever-popular “pig candy” (bacon), you never have far to go to bring home one of your favorites.

Are you looking for those hard-to-find cuts? We have a variety of cuts that you see in the trendiest of restaurants or on the cooking channel, so come on in!
From an enormous selection of large, primal cuts to ones that are hand cut just to your specification, our team of in-store butchers will always supply you with the best. And, if you’re looking for savings, Cattleman’s MEAT BUNDLE Program offers you quality, convenience, AND value with our selection of choices which are the perfect size for your fridge and freezer. Contact us today, and we’ll find just the right bundle to satisfy your family and your budget!At Von Hanson’s Meats we offer our delicious meats in a variety of packages. These are great options for those who are on the go – and can only shop with us once a month or like to buy in bulk. For pricing on any of these packs – please call the store for current up to date pricing.