• Ernest R. Vieira
Part of the Food Science Texts Series book series (FSTS)


Of the many foods obtained from the land, humans tend to prefer animal foods, mainly beef, pork, poultry, and lamb as well as their byproducts (e.g., cheeses, milk, and eggs). The most important source of meat in the United States is cattle. Horses have not been an important source of meat, except during wars when meat shortages have occurred.


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest R. Vieira
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Culinary ArtsEssex Agricultural and Technical InstituteHathorneUSA

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