The Science of Animal Growth and Meat Technology
  • Release Date : 27 October 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128152782
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Download or read book entitled The Science of Animal Growth and Meat Technology by author: Steven M. Lonergan which was release on 27 October 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 300 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Science of Animal Growth and Meat Technology, Second Edition, combines fundamental science- based and applied, practical concepts relating to the prenatal and postnatal growth of cattle, sheep and pigs. It provides the necessary components to understand the production and growth of livestock for safe and quality meat products and presents an understanding of the principles of meat science and technology that is needed to understand the meat industry. Information on the slaughter process of animals, muscle structure and meat tenderness, meat quality, meat safety, and microbiology makes this a valuable self-study reference for students and professionals entering the field. Describes principles in muscle metabolism, meat quality and meat safety using case studies Discusses the microbial safety of meat products, primary pathogens of concern, and pathogen detection Offers solutions on how to control bacterial growth to improve the safety and quality of meat Presents a new chapter on packaging for meat and meat products that focuses on flexible film technology, packaging materials and equipment technology Includes new information on inspection systems prior to slaughter, during slaughter, and the inspection of meat processing systems