What muscle is rib lifter meat from?

Lifter meat consists of portions of several different muscles that are immediately above and below the blade bone in the primal rib. The muscles are the subscapularis, rhomboideus, latissimus dorsi, infraspinatus, and trapezius.

Photos and a detailed analysis are in the NAMP Meat Buyers Guide published by North American Meat Association. Lifter meat is NAMP Item #109B, Beef Rib, Blade Meat.

 

NAMP Meat Buyers Guide cover

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