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USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000166
Revised - 05/19/03

How to Buy Meat for Your Freezer

Consumer and Marketing Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 166, USDA, 1969
28 pages
Issued December 1969 (Fil. 1)

Agriculture Marketing Service
Slightly revised July 1974 (Fil. 3)
Slightly revised October 1976 (Fil. 4)
Slightly revised November 1980 (Fil. 5)

Spanish edition
Issued November 1971 (Fil. 2)

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

The publication provides information about purchasing beef,
pork and lamb for freezing. Many diagrams explain meat cuts
and the publication explains the differences in meat grades.
Additional information is provided about qualities of meat
to purchase as well as proper methods for freezing meat.

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