Celebrity Chef Danny Boome & Farm Mom Katie Pratt Team Up with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance to Define Key Food Terms

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Hormone-free, grass-fed, naturally-raised… knowing the latest food buzz words can help consumers navigate the menu and the grocery store. Celebrity chef Danny Boome and farm mom Katie Pratt of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance help define these terms and provide knowledge of where our food comes from.

Celebrity Chef Danny Boome and Farm Mom Katie Pratt

Whether dining out on Valentine’s Day, or preparing a special meal at home to celebrate, knowing the latest food buzz words can help consumers navigate the menu and the grocery store.

What does “local” really mean, and what is the difference between organic and non-organic? Hormone-free, grass-fed, naturally-raised…these terms and others are becoming staples on menus and in stores – and, until now, few have been clearly defined.

Chef Danny Boome from Food Network’s “Rescue Chef” has teamed up with farm mom Katie Pratt of the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance to define popular food terms and shed some light on food choices to help people learn more about where their food comes from.

For more information, a downloadable/shareable video, and images, go to: http://magicbulletmedia.com/MNR/USFRA/

About Danny Boome:
Danny serves as the host for Everyday Health's cooking show Recipe Rehab. Boome, who has worked as a professional chef for the past 12 years, says the show's mission is to give families simple, easy, and affordable ways to cook well for their kids. Previously, Danny appeared regularly on ABC’s daytime lifestyle show “The Chew”, as the Chew Crew correspondent. A former English professional ice hockey player, Boome is an active sportsman who enjoys traveling and working with his non-profit organization, Better Fed, aimed at exploring community-based food education programming and helping Americans become more empowered with their lifestyle choices.

About Katie Pratt:
Katie and her husband Andy (a seventh generation farmer), currently farm in Illinois in partnership with Andy’s family. They raise corn, soybeans and seed corn for a regional family-owned company. They welcome tour groups to their farm as part of a family tradition, which started back in the early 1970s. Katie and Andy are also busy raising their two children.

About U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA):
USFRA recognizes that Americans have important questions about our food and how it is produced. We have all become invested in knowing more about where our food comes from and how it was grown and raised – and how it impacts our personal health. USFRA helps farmers and ranchers answer consumers’ questions, including the tough ones, about food production. For additional info, visit http://www.fooddialogues.com, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/USFarmersandRanchers Follow USFRA on Twitter @USFRA using #FoodD.

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