Meat science

Meat science - Meat Science Short Session and Semester Wrap Up Announcements Papers grocery stores assignments and exam 3 will be returned at end

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Meat Science Short Session and Semester Wrap Up 12-8-10
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Announcements Papers, grocery stores assignments and exam 3 will be returned at end of class
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Objective Describe the conversion of muscle to meat
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Conversion of Muscle to Meat Slaughtering process Live inspection of all animals by USDA inspector Mobility and lack of disease California beef plant shut down in 2008 because there were downer cows that were slaughtered>had to recall all the meat Lack of inspectors> shortage in large animal vet MD plant had to wait 1 yr to begin DVM or similar skills
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Stunning Cattle Captive bolt Renders animal to become unconscious Pigs Electric stunning Avian species Carbon dioxide Electrical
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Signs of Stunning Running around like a chicken with its head cut off Reflex leftover from the spinal cord Blinking reflex If you can touch the eye ball, and it doesn’t blink=unconscious
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Exsanguination Official cause of death Remove 97% or more of all blood
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course ANSC 243 taught by Professor Black during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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Meat science - Meat Science Short Session and Semester Wrap Up Announcements Papers grocery stores assignments and exam 3 will be returned at end

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