Poultry Meat Processing

Poultry Meat Processing

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When the first edition of Poultry Meat Processing was published, it provided a complete presentation of the theoretical and practical aspects of poultry meat processing, exploring the complex mix of biology, chemistry, engineering, marketing, and economics involved. Upholding its reputation as the most comprehensive text available, Poultry Meat Processing, Second Edition is thoroughly expanded and updated. Understand the Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Processing Poultry From Farm to Fork Now containing even more illustrations, this completely revised second edition features: Three new chapters - Nutritive Value of Poultry Meat, Coproducts and By-products from Poultry Processing, and Poultry Processing Under Animal Welfare and Organic Standards in the U.S. New techniques for assessing poultry meat tenderness, equivalency scales for sensory and instrumental tenderness measurements, and calculations for marination Significant updates on primary, secondary, and further processing to reflect changes in the processing industry This extremely informative textbook covers the gamut of poultry processing, including live bird production, muscle protein functionality, processing plant operations (primary, secondary, and further processing), quality and safety of poultry products, inspection systems, and wastewater management. It provides the steps and conditions used in poultry processing and discusses why they are necessary. In addition to its academic use, this valuable work serves as an essential reference for researchers, industry personnel, and extension specialists and agents seeking to expand their knowledge.Recent studies have demonstrated that length of feed withdrawal has an effect on pathogenic bacteria in a birda#39;s digestive ... Live shrink and carcass yield Weight lost by birds during the time period between feed withdrawal and slaughter is ... For a turkey processing plant (average size approximately 60, 000 birds per day), 3 extra hours of feed withdrawal would reduce the live weight processed by 16, 500 kg/week. This does not mean that birds given no feed withdrawal will have theanbsp;...

Title:Poultry Meat Processing
Author:Casey M. Owens, Christine Alvarado, Alan R. Sams
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-12-26


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