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Processed Meats - A. M. Pearson

Hardcover Published: 30th September 1996
ISBN: 9780834213043
Number Of Pages: 448

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Processed Meats, Third Edition reflects the changes taking place in the meat processing industry. This updated edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices involved in processing meat and poultry into consumer products. The volume covers a range of topics, from the economics of processing to the industry's recent trends and new developments, including new chapters on spices and low fat processed meat. This current edition includes the composition and nutritive value of raw materials and processed meats, various curing agents, methods of curing, smoking, and industry adaptations influenced by consumer demands for convenience and healthy products. While the majority of this work addresses various meat products, such as sausages, canned meat, sectioned and formed meats, cured and smoked products, and restructured meat products, the volume also discusses operations and formulations. Processed Meats, Third Edition is a unique and valuable text for undergraduate students. In addition, professionals in the meat and poultry industries will benefit from the current information found in this new, single-source guide.

Introduction to Meat Processingp. 1
Composition and Nutritive Value of Raw Materials and Processed Meatsp. 23
Curingp. 53
Smokingp. 79
Meat Cookery and Cooked Meat Productsp. 105
Raw Materialsp. 126
Sectioned and Formed Meat Productsp. 144
Least Cost Formulation and Preblending of Sausagep. 180
Sausagesp. 210
Sausage Formulationsp. 242
Casings, Extenders, and Additivesp. 291
Herbs, Spices, and Condimentsp. 311
Cured and/or Smoked Meatsp. 333
Reduced and Low Fat Meat Productsp. 355
The Canning Processp. 372
Canned Meat Formulationsp. 390
Restructured Meat Productsp. 414
Indexp. 438
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ISBN: 9780834213043
ISBN-10: 0834213044
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 30th September 1996
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.83
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised