Encyclopedia Of Meat Sciences

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TheEncyclopedia of Meat Sciencesis an impressive and important body of work. Prepared by an international team of experts, this reference work covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few. This Encyclopedia further covers important topics such as food microbiology, meat in human nutrition, biotechnological advances in breeding and many more. TheEncyclopedia of Meat Sciencesis an invaluable resource to practitioners of meat science and students alike.

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  • Foreword written by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • Over 200 articles covering all aspects of meat science
  • Reading lists at the end of each article provide further information into primary literature
  • Various figures and tables illustrating the text and a color plate section in each volume
  • Appeals to students, academics researchers and professionals working not only in meat science, but also food science, veterinary sciences, agricultural engineering and livestock management
  • Extensive cross-referencing

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TheEncyclopedia of Meat Sciencesis an impressive and important body of work. Prepared by an international team of experts, this reference work covers all important aspects of meat science from stable to table, including animal breeding, physiology and slaughter, meat preparation, packaging, welfare, and food safety, to name a few. This...

Michael E. Dikeman; Born in the state of Kansas, USA. Received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kansas State University and M.S.degree from Michigan State University. Professor at Kansas State University from 1970 to present. He teaches courses ranging from beginning animal/meat science to graduate level. His research interests include effe...

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Format:OtherDimensions:1500 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 19, 2004Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080924441

ISBN - 13:9780080924441

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Table of Contents

Extenders

Functional

DNA Markers and Marker-Assisted Selection in theGenomicEra

Traditional Animal Breeding

Animal Health Risk Analysis

Cutting and Boning

Slaughter Line Operation

Bacon

Wiltshire Sides

Biofilm Formation

Biomethane Production and Cleanup

Biopreservation

Cloning

Genetically Modified Organisms in Meat Animal Production

Boar Taint: Biological Causes and Practical Means to Alleviate It

Edible, for Human Consumption

Hides and Skins

Inedible

Canning

Carcass Chilling and Boning

Carcass Composition, Muscle Structure, and Contraction

Analysis of Final Product Composition for Labeling

Physicochemical Analysis Methods

Raw Material Composition Analysis

Sampling and Statistical Requirements

Standard Methods

Curing Agents

Major Meat Components

Micronutrients and Other Minor Meat Components

Veterinary Drug Residue Analysis

Adipose Tissue

Chemical composition

Color and Pigment

Palatability

pH Measurement

Protein Functionality

Water-Holding Capacity

Emulsions and Batters

Nonmeat Proteins

Other Ingredients

Spices and Flavorings

Beef Carcass Classification and Grading

Pig Carcass Classification

Connective Tissue: Structure, Function, and Influence on Meat Quality

Aging

Color and Texture Deviations

Glycogen

Glycolysis

Rigor Mortis, Cold, and Rigor Shortening

Slaughter-Line Operation and Pig Meat Quality

Cooking of Meat

Flavor Development

Heat Processing Methods

Maillard Reaction and Browning

Physics and Chemistry

Warmed-Over Flavor

Brine Curing of Meat

Dry

Natural and Organic Cured Meat Products in the United States

Physiology of Nitric Oxide

Production Procedures

Hot Boning of Meat

Traditional

Double-Muscled Animals

Drying

Economics: Meat Business and Public Policy

Electrical Stimulation

Environmental Contaminants

Environmental Impact of Meat Production: Primary Production/Meat and the Environment

Equipment Cleaning

Biltong: A Major South African Ethnic Meat Product

Brazil and South America

China and Southeast Asia

France

Germany

India and Pakistan

Japan and Korea

Mediterranean

Middle East

North America

Poland

Exsanguination

Extrusion Technology

Fermentation

Fish Inspection

Foodborne Zoonoses

Foreign Bodies

Functional Foods

Genome Projects: Modern Genetics and Genomic Technologies and Their Application in the Meat Industry - Red Meat Animals, Poultry

Adipose Tissue Development

Endocrinology

Growth Patterns

Metabolic Modifiers

Muscle

Physiology

Cooked Ham

Dry-Cured Ham

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point and Self-Regulation

Cancer Health Concerns

Cardiovascular and Obesity Health Concerns

Macronutrients in Meat

Meat and Human Diet: Facts and Myths

Micronutrients in Meat

Nutraceuticals

Vegetarianism

Irradiation

Laboratory Accreditation

Manure Management

Waste Management in Europe

Measurements of Water-holding Capacity and Color: Objective and Subjective

Antibiotic Growth Promotants

Beta-Agonists

Bovine and Porcine Somatotropin

Disease Control and Specific Pathogen Free Pig Production

Exotic and other Species

Meat Production in Organic Farming

Poultry

Red Meat Animals

Meat-Borne Hazards, Concepts and Methods for Mitigating Risks Related to

Cold Chain

Market Requirements and Specifications

Transport of Meat and Meat Products

Wet Markets

Meat Pricing Systems

Meat Research Institutions

Meat Species Determination

Mechanically Recovered Meat

Decontamination of Fresh Meat

Decontamination of Processed Meat

Microbial Contamination of Fresh Meat

Microbial Contamination of Processed Meat

DNA Methods

Indicator Organisms in Meat

Standard Methods

Aeromonasspp.

Bacillus cereus

Clostridium botulinumand Botulism

Clostridium Perfringens

Emerging Pathogens

Hurdle Technology

Listeria monocytogenes

PathogenicEscherichia coli

Prions

Salmonellaspp.

Staphylococcus aureus

ThermotolerantCampylobacter

Viruses

Yeasts and Molds

Yersinia enterocolitica

Antibiotic Resistance by Microorganisms

Potential Environmental and Wildlife Sources of Microorganisms in Meat

Minced Meats

Meat Quality

Microbiology

Refrigeration

Muscle Fiber Types and Meat Quality

Nutrient Claims on Packaging

Pigs

Poultry

Ruminants

On-line Measurement of Meat Composition

On-line Measurement of Meat Quality

Equipment

Modified and Controlled Atmosphere

Overwrapping

Technology and Films

Vacuum

Parasites Present in Meat and Viscera of Land Farmed Animals

Patenting Products, Processes, and Apparatuses

Other Physical Measurements

Temperature Measurement

Potential Chemical Hazards Associated with Meat

Prediction of Meat Attributes from Intact Muscle using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

Preservation methods of Animal Products

Behavior of Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Bison, and Deer during Handling and Transport

Design of Stockyards, Lairages, Corrals, Races, Chutes, and Loading Ramps

Preslaughter Handling

Welfare Including Housing Conditions

Welfare of Animals

Battering and Breading Equipment

Brine Injectors

Mixing and Cutting Equipment

Smoking and Cooking Equipment

Tumblers and Massagers

Professional Organizations

Proteomic Technologies and Their Applications in the Meat Industry

Abattoirs and Processing Plants

Farm Level: Pork Quality

Farm Level: Safety and Quality of Beef

Applications

Equipment

Freezing and Product Quality

Principles

Thawing

Religious Slaughter

Feed and Drug Residues

Residues Associated with Meat Production

Risk Analysis and Quantitative Risk Management

Sausage Casings

Cooked

Dry and Semidry

Emulsion

Fresh

Sensory and Meat Quality, Optimization of

Sensory Assessment of Meat

Slaughter, Ethics, and the Law

Cattle

Other Species

Pigs

Poultry

Sheep and Goats

Liquid Smoke (Smoke Condensate) Application

Traditional

Cattle

Finfish

Game and Exotic Animals

Meat Animals, Origin and Domestication

Pigs

Poultry

Sheep and Goats

Shellfish

Microbiological

Oxidative and Enzymatic

CO2 and Other Gases

Electrical Stunning

Mechanical Stunning

Slaughter: Immobilization

Stunning and Killing of Farmed Fish: How to put it into Practice?

Sustainable Muscle Foods Industry

Chemical

Enzymatic

Mechanical

Tenderness Measurement

Thermophysical Properties