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Pork Quality
Identification and Traceability for the Pork Industry – A Proposal for a Feasibility Study
Modern electronics and computer technology can be used to provide traceability in the U.S. pork chain from the retail counter back to the original animal in the farrowing house but the costs...
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Infrared Thermography of Market Hogs as a Predictor of Pork Quality
Infrared thermography is a non-invasive, rapid technique capable of detecting pigs with warmer and/or cooler skin surface temperatures than normal, which could be related to variation in pork...
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Biochemical Characterization of Pork Quality
Sires from Duroc, Berkshire, Yorkshire and Pietrain breeds were used to produce crossbred progeny, free of the HAL-1843TM gene, that exhibit pork quality differences. Loin muscle temperature, color,...
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An Assessment of the Use of Pork in the Processed Meat Industry
• Processors appreciated the value of pork in their products. • Processors are most interested in fat content and price when purchasing pork for further processing. • Water holding...
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Prevention of Pinking and Off-Odor in Irradiated Pork Loin
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Novel Approach to Controlling Water-Holding Capacity and pH Decline in Pork: The Role of Dietary Lipoic Acid in Calcium Regulation and Glycogen Storage.
In general, products that had a high level of oxidation had lower ultimate pH values than did products with relatively lower levels of oxidation There appeared to be an interaction between the level...
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Effects of Downers on Pork Quality
Downer animals tended to produce pork that was dark in color, exhibited a relatively high ultimate pH and low drip loss with no relationship between downer animals and lung score value.
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Comparison of Grain Sources (Barley, White Corn, and Yellow Corn) for Swine Diets and Their Effects on Meat Quality and Production Traits.
Efficient pork production is a necessity for an economically viable swine industry. Number two yellow corn is considered the primary energy source for swine diets in the Midwest. Despite the low...
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Interaction of Non-Meat Ingredients in Enhanced Pork Loin Chops
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Optimizing Pork Chilling Using Numerical Modeling
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