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Bioaccessibility Minerals in Unaged and Aged Meat of Hereford and Braford Steers
A study by researchers from the agricultural university in Montevideo, Uruguay has found that ageing beef has a negative effect on both the selenium and haem iron in the muscles of the meat....
High Pressure Processing and Gel Properties of Salt-soluble Meat Protein
High pressure processing could be used to help develop low-fat and sodium-reduced meat products, according to research from Hefei University of Technology. ...
Improving Beef Shoulder Muscle Tenderness in Hanging
Alternative pre-rigor foreshank positioning can improve beef shoulder muscle tenderness according to research from West Texas A&M University. ...
Consumer Beef Choice Associated with Country of Origin, Finishing Diet and Price
The origin of beef is the most important driver for choice followed by animal feed and price, according to a study from research teams in Spain and Uruguay. ...
Food Chain Information to Help Safety in Slaughterhouses
The UK Food Standards Agency is to carry out a risk analysis for each species in the meat sector to account for differing production and marketing systems to help boost food safety. ...
Sustainability of Healthy and Unhealthy Diets
Healthier diets are not necessarily more sustainable than unhealthy diets according to a French study. ...
Improving Quality of Frozen Meat
Consumer perception that thawed frozen meat is poorer quality than fresh chilled meat could be because the meat has not been aged for as long. ...
Trial of Visual Inspection of Fattening Pigs from Non-controlled Housing Conditions
A visual inspection system of pig carcases from outdoor or non-controlled housing systems would face the same obstacles for implementation as a visual system for fattening pigs from controlled housing conditions....
Swine Nutrition and Management Systems that Alter Productivity and Carcass Traits
New technology has been implemented by pork producers over recent times to help them lower their cost of production. ...
Why Fish is So Good for You?
Scientists of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Jena University Hospital have decoded the antihypertensive impact of omega-3 fatty acids on a systemic level and they have also described the underlying molecular mechanisms for the first time....
Chemical Composition of Goose Muscles from Native Polish Breeds
The Rypinska and Garbonosa genotypes were found in a Polish study to have different moisture and fat content of breast and thigh meat....
Seeing What is Inside Food Products
How much fat is there in this meat? How much meat is there in this crab? How sweet is this apple? Being able to answer what is inside a food product without cutting it open or damaging it opens up new market opportunities, wirtes Wenche Aale Hægermark...
Use of Antimicrobials to Extend Shelf Life in Fresh Catfish Fillets
Extending the shelf life of fresh catfish fillets would make it possible for catfish producers to increase the length of time in the supply chain and make it more feasible for processors to produce fresh, never-frozen, tray-packed products that can be...
Chickens Do Not Receive Growth Hormones: So Why All the Confusion?
The truth is that no hormones are used in poultry production. Even though the truth speaks for itself, the poultry industry must be vocal if we expect the message to be heard, according to Dr Tom Tabler (Extension Professor), Jessica Wells (Extension...
Feed and Fodder Challenges for Asia and the Pacific
Making better use of feed resources, seeking alternative feeds and fodders and putting a greater emphasis on ruminants to provide animal protein as they can use food sources that humans cannot are some of the feed and fodder challenges for Asia in the...
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