• In this Oct. 1, 2015, photo, meat scientist  Bob Danler prepares a sample of ground beef for testing at GreatO Premium Foods in Manhattan, Kan. The company is marketing beef with omega-3 fatty acids from cattle fed flaxseed with an eye to offering health-conscious consumers another wholesome dinner choice. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed — even marine algae — with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.