- Take firsthand look with meat inspector. BECHMAN, TOM J. // Indiana Prairie Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 187 Issue 11, p84
The article focuses on various steps in meat inspection such as checking the head to the internal organs, carcass inspection and putting the official stamp signifying that the meat passed inspection. INSET: State meat inspection helps keep small slaughter plants open.
- Early Postmortem Carcass Trim Effects on the Tenderness of Broiler Breast Fillets. Castañeda, M. P.; Hirschler, E. M.; Sams, A. R. // Poultry Science;Jun2005, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p951
Broiler carcasses are often trimmed during evisceration to remove damaged areas of the carcass. Because deboning before rigor mortis development can toughen meat, trimming during evisceration may toughen the meat. This study evaluated the effects of trimming on the tenderness of broiler breast...
- A survey of the causes of cattle organs and/or carcass condemnation, financial losses and magnitude of foetal wastage at an abattoir in Dodoma, Tanzania. Tembo, Wilfred; Nonga, Hezron E. // Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research;2015, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p1
Slaughterhouses provide a safeguard that prevents the public from consuming meat of poor quality or meat which may be infected with zoonotic diseases. This work reviews a 3-year database of cattle that were slaughtered and inspected between 2010 and 2012 at Dodoma abattoir, Tanzania. In...
- Humanity at the center of the plate. Young-Huguenin, Barbara // National Provisioner;Sep95, Vol. 209 Issue 9, p8
Suggests that meat bacteria cannot be detected except under a microscope. Analogy between meat contamination inspection and identifying suspect No. 2 for the Oklahoma City bombing; Importance of technology in guarding the safety of meat.
- carcass. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p364
A definition of the term "carcass," which refers to a dead body such as the remains or a steer or a sheep is presented.
- One man can lift a heavy carcass with a simple tripod. // Countryside & Small Stock Journal;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p66
Offers tips on how to lift a heavy carcass with a simple tripod. Materials needed; Steps in lifting the carcass.
- Weather sets winter feeding. // Farmers Weekly;9/24/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p48
The author comments on the rules in trading carcass sheep in southern Ireland.
- New index system to improve carcass. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;5/24/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 21, p44
Reports on a collaborative project in Great Britain to develop a selection index to improve carcass quality of longwool sire breeds and their progeny while maintaining reproductive performance and maternal ability. Result of the project between 1997 and 2000; Carcass benefits that have been...
- Choice beef is driving prices higher. Harpster, Harold // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Feb2012, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p29
The article discusses the need to accurately reflect meat palatability in the U.S. as well as offers quick lesson on how a carcass is graded and valued.