Non-Hormone Treated Cattle

Printable Affidavit Form

Cattle marketed with the NHTC logo signifies:

If you would like to discuss setting up 3rd-party verification to get your calves NHTC approved, please call your Representative directly, or contact Roundup at (877) 579-5579.

USDA Summary

Non-hormone Treated Cattle (NHTC) program has been in effect since 1999, when the EU and the US agreed to control measures to facilitate the trade of non-hormone treated bovine meat.

There are three principal components of this program:

In order for FSIS to provide export certification for this product, there must be assurances that there are effective controls in all phases of production in growing the animal, as well as at the slaughter establishment. Compliance with the conditions outlined herein must be certified by a third party. The laboratory results from analysis of tissue samples collected at slaughter will help verify the effectiveness of these controls.

For more information, we recommend you visit Roundup’s Value-Added associate, TechniTrack LLC at www.technitrack.com to get in depth information and process guidelines for marketing your calves as NHTC verified.