Outlining the center rules of the topic, this introductory-level textbook covers the creation of meat, its constitution and chemical composition, meat caliber and hygiene, and animal welfare, dealing with and slaughter. the hot variation has been up-to-date to hide major advances corresponding to the method of conditioning, resulting in the tenderization of meat, and new insurance of using molecular genetic suggestions to attempt to pick animals for greater meat caliber. it's a vital textual content for college kids and execs in foodstuff technological know-how and expertise, these operating within the meat undefined, meat inspectors, and vets.

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