Producing Sustainable American Wagyu Beef

Tomorrow is Our Today

At Imperial American Wagyu Beef, sustainability is one of our primary goals. Our producers use a variety of production methods in efforts to ensure sustainable forage sources and supply of Wagyu cattle for long-term viability of Imperial American Wagyu. On behalf of Imperial American Wagyu Beef, JBS is a founding member of the U.S. Roundtable of Sustainable Beef and a current member of the Board of Directors.

American Wagyu Cattle Grazing Grassy Pasture

Following USRSB Recommendations for Sustainable Beef

The USRSB has established six indicators for sustainable beef production, which we’re proud to adopt as our priorities:

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Land Resources

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Efficiency and Yield

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Water Resources

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Animal Health and Well-Being

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Air and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Employee Safety and Well-Being

Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Imperial American Wagyu Beef is recognized for its alignment to theĀ U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework. The Framework is an industry-adopted resource that outlines key areas of sustainability and opportunities for improvement across the beef value chain. It is comprised of high-priority indicators, sector specific metrics, and sustainability assessment guides. Learn moreĀ here.

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American Wagyu Cattle Grazing Grass Pasture

About the USRSB

The USRSB is working to advance continuous improvement of the beef supply chain by developing practiced-based Metrics and Sustainability Assessment Guides, which will measure progress against the six high-priority indicators. Our active involvement in this organization shows our commitment to keeping sustainable American Wagyu beef on the table.

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