USDA Grading Services for the Livestock, Meat, Poultry, and Egg Industries

The Quality Assessment Division (QAD), part of the AMS Livestock and Poultry (LP) Program, provides USDA Grading and Certification services for meat, poultry and eggs on a voluntary, fee-for-service basis. These services are provided by over 850 highly trained, impartial USDA graders nationwide. Our services assist in the marketing of agricultural products worldwide.

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