When it comes to the use of antibiotics, we are extremely conservative, and use them on a case-by-case basis. A typical American cattle operation includes antibiotics in the feed for their entire herd to mitigate the negative side effects of their forced-growth, efficiency-first approach. Our slower, natural method eliminates the conditions that contribute to these health problems in the first place.
In the event that one of our animals does need antibiotics to return to optimum health, they’re used responsibly and with an abundance of caution. Recuperating animals are maintained for as long it takes for any antibiotics to completely metabolize out of their system. This allows us to verify that all Mishima Reserve beef is 100% clear of any trace of antibiotics.