The ground beef patties are great options for people seeking extra lean, tasty products
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently certified two Kansas City Steak Company ground beef patties (the Original Classic and Vidalia Onion flavors) as part of its Heart-Check Food Certification Program. The two patties join other extra lean, heart-healthy products from Kansas City Steaks.
“We’re pleased that the AHA has certified these two flavorful products as heart healthy,” said Edward Scavuzzo, President of KCS. “Finding heart-healthy meats that also taste great can be a challenge, so we’re pleased that AHA has provided its certification. When you see the Heart-Check mark on food packaging, you’ll instantly know the food has been certified to meet AHA guidelines for being a heart-healthy food as part of a healthy diet.”
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease causes almost one in every four deaths in the United States. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women. The AHA’s goal is to dramatically improve the nation’s cardiovascular health and companies like Kansas City Steaks are offering more and more products that don’t just taste great, but are heart healthy. The Original Classic patty (4 oz. raw) has 1.5 g of fat and is 120 calories; the Vidalia Onion patty (4 oz. raw) has 4 g of fat and is 130 calories. These and other AHA-certified products are featured on the Kansas City Steaks website.
Founded in 1932, the Kansas City Steak Company ™ is a family-owned company that offers a variety of the highest quality meats and other fine foods direct to the consumer through the company’s catalog, website and toll-free number (1-800-524-1844). For more information about other heart healthy options from Kansas City Steak, go to the section of the website designated for American Heart Association-certified options.