KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The American Heart Association has certified Kansas City Steak's 5-oz. Top Sirloin Steak product as part of its Heart-Check Food Certification Program.

The program places the association's Heart-Check icon on food packages to help consumers easily and quickly identify heart-healthy foods. The sirloin steaks are cut from Midwestern Kansas, corn-fed beef and aged for up to 28 days, according to the company.

"We are extremely proud to receive this American Heart Association certification because it is such a trusted health organization," says said Edward Scavuzzo, president of Kansas City Steak Company. "Today, Kansas City Steak has added a great nutrition option to our growing Seasoned Steaks product line of extra lean beef which can be part of a sensible eating plan. Nutrients in extra lean beef, such as protein, iron and zinc, help people feel satisfied longer and get more nutrition from their calories without sacrificing taste."