Effect of Animal Production on Meat Quality

  • Morse B. Solomon
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 542)


Until recently, improvements in the quality of meat products that reached the market place were largely the result of postharvest technologies. Extensive postharvest efforts have been implemented to improve or to control the tenderness, flavor and juiciness of muscle foods. Tenderness, flavor, and juiciness are the sensory attributes that make meat products palatable and are often the attributes which consumers consider when making their selection to purchase meat products.


Growth Hormone Conjugate Linoleic Acid Meat Quality Longissimus Muscle Carcass Composition 
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