Bison a Natural for Earth Day Dining

Bison a Natural for Earth Day Dining Delicious, Sustainable Meat an Ideal choice               Westminster, CO (April 20, 2018) - With Earth Day dinners becoming more popular each April, the National Bison Association recommends delicious, naturally-raised bison as the perfect choice for entertaining during this year's celebration on Sunday.             "Earth Day was established to draw our attention to the importance of respecting all of the factors that make for a healthy planet," Said Dave Carter, executive director...

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Presenting: The Springs Jerky Club

  We want to reward our loyal Colorado Springs jerky customers, so we have created the Springs Jerky Club!  You will now be able to have our delicious, gourmet bison jerky delivered right to your doorstep!  All you need to do is sign up for an account here on our website.
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NBA Support Effort to Require “Meat” and “Beef” to Describe Products from Animals

NBA Support Effort to Require “Meat” and “Beef” to Describe Products from Animals   The National Bison Association Board of Directors last night voted unanimously to support a recently-filed petition to direct the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service to limit the terms “meat” and “beef” to products that are derived from animals raised for slaughter.   As A growing number of companies are developing and marketing burgers and other products resembling meat, but which are comprised solely of non-animal ingredients. The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA)...

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Plant-Based Protein is Nothing New

Plant-Based Protein is Nothing New Posted on March 21, 2018 at 11:01 pm. Written by Dave Carter (Photo by Jim Beauprez)   The newest trend in the food marketplace these days is “plant-based protein”. Among the thousands of exhibitors at the recent Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, CA were a crowded number of booths touting plant based proteins, and—in many cases—“plant-based meat.” Even traditional meat companies like Tyson are investing heavily in companies that are developing these plant-based “meats.” Don’t get me wrong, I’m not...

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NBA to Request Labeling Change in Pet Food

NBA to Request Labeling Change in Pet Food   Prompted by a growing trend among pet food companies to mislead consumers with products formulated with water buffalo, the National Bison Association Board of Directors last night voted to formally request that those products be required to use the term "water buffalo," rather than "buffalo." Demand for bison ingredients in pet food has skyrocketed in recent years, as specialty brands search for ways to differentiate their products from the mainstream foods and treats....

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15 Facts About Our National Mammal: The American Bison

On May 9, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act into law, officially making the American bison the national mammal of the United States. This majestic animal joins the ranks of the Bald Eagle as the official symbol of our country -- and much like the eagle, it’s one of the greatest conservation success stories of all time. In prehistoric times, millions of bison roamed North America -- from the forests of Alaska and the grasslands of Mexico...

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Yellowstone bison escape again after corrals ‘sabotaged’

By Michael Wright Chronicle Staff Writer Feb 22, 2018     In this March 9, 2016, file photo, a group of Yellowstone National Park bison await shipment to slaughter inside a holding pen along the park’s northern border near Gardiner. Matthew Brown   For the second time this year, someone has tried to set bison free from corrals at the northern edge of Yellowstone National Park. Park officials said in a news release Thursday afternoon that fences at the Stephens...

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Fido’s Getting Buffaloed…and It’s not Good

Written by Dave Carter I hate getting buffaloed. But many consumers today are getting buffaloed into thinking that something they assume is bison, really isn’t. It’s a problem becoming more prevalent, particularly in pet food. More and more pet food companies are discovering that bison in their products adds special appeal for discerning consumers.   Several national brands are actively pursuing bison hearts, livers and byproducts to add to their formulas. That’s been a great development for bison ranchers. With only 60,000 bison harvested...

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Saturday is National Bison Day

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution: Saturday is National Bison Day The animal has also been designated as our national mammal November 1, 2017 TJ Nelson     NATIONAL — Saturday has been designated as National Bison Day. The U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan resolution to celebrate the cultural and historical significance of the North American Bison. Senator John Hoeven introduced the resolution and says “The bison’s incredible story includes one of the most remarkable and successful examples of conservation efforts as they were brought back...

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Black Forest Bison was featured on CBS News Sunday Morning

Black Forest Bison was featured on CBS News Sunday Morning

As demonstrated by Colorado Springs bison rancher Peter Popp, "You're gonna get our soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce, so you're gonna get some of that tang that's gonna hit your tongue about the same time the salt does. That heightens all the flavors in it. The smoke flavor was something more. It's not just the campfire smoke. It's that gunsmoke. It's that flavor you get from there." "You sound like you're describing a fine wine," said Petersen. "It's a fine meat!...

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