What those grocery store labels on your beef really mean

​​​​​​If you've ever stood in front of the meat counter at your grocery store or butcher nibbling your nails in confusion, you're not alone. We recruit three top industry experts to help decode exactly what those labels mean—so you know which beef to dig into.

Scroll through to see what the labels reveal:

Helaina Hovitz is a native New Yorker, editor and journalist, who has the unreasonable notion she can help change the world, which food somehow factors into through six degrees of separation. Follow her on Twitter at @HelainaHovitz.