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Meat Industry

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3 Meat Industry 3.1 Trends in the Organization of the Meat Industry JEFFREY WOOD Introduction In this chapter we consider the organization of the UK meat industry against the background…

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Food Hygiene and Safety at the Retail–Consumer Phase

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10 Food Hygiene and Safety at the Retail–Consumer Phase 10.1 Food Hygiene at Retail–Consumer Level CAROL-ANN WILKIN (NÉE REID) After processing, foods may have numerous stages to go through before…

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Meat Preservation and Processing

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7 Meat Preservation and Processing 7.1 Conversion of Muscle to Meat PAUL WARRISS Introduction Normally we do not eat carcass meat immediately after slaughter but, depending on the species concerned,…

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Meat Safety Management at the Abattoir

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8 Meat Safety Management at the Abattoir 8.1 GHP and HACCP Principles Introduction As indicated in previous chapters, the major causes of food-borne disease (E. coli O157, Salmonella, Campylobacter) are…

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Slaughter and Dressing

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5 Slaughter and Dressing 5.1 Humane Slaughter STEVE WOTTON When any animal is slaughtered for food, it is important for ethical reasons that the methodology employed does not inflict pain….

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On-farm Factors and Health Hazards

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2 On-farm Factors and Health Hazards 2.1 Principles of Epidemiology as Applied to VPH IVAR VÅGSHOLM Epidemiology is a way of thinking and analysing problems with a view to increasing…

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Food Chain and Health Hazards

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1 Food Chain and Health Hazards 1.1 Characteristics of the Food Chain and Associated Hazards Sufficient knowledge has been accumulated to understand that, in modern times, food production and food…

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Post-mortem Meat Inspection

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6 Post-mortem Meat Inspection 6.1 Meat Inspection – General Principles The purpose of meat inspection is to certify whether or not meat is fit for human consumption. There are no…

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