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  The word "prime" is a quality grade given by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to describe the highest quality beef and other meats, such as veal and lamb, in terms of tenderness, juiciness and flavor.   Less than two percent of all beef produced in the United States will earn the prime designation. You [...]

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