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Meat Science: An Introductory Text

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By: PD Warriss

310 pages, Figs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #111629 | ISBN: 0851994245
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About this book

Covers subjects including the production of meat, its structure and chemical composition, animal slaughter, meat quality, changes occuring in meat with live and post-mortem handling, meat hygiene, animal welfare and measuring the composition, physical characteristics and eating quality of meat.


Contents

Producing and eating meat; the growth and body composition of animals; the chemical composition and structure of meat; the slaughter of animals; post-mortem changes in muscle and its conversion to meat; meat quality; the effects of live animal handling on carcass and meat quality; meat hygiene, spoilage and preservation; animal welfare; measuring the composition and physical characteristics of meat; measuring eating quality.

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