Leo M.L. Nollet, Fidel Toldra, "Advanced Technologies For Meat Processing"
ISBN: 1574445871 | edition 2006 | PDF | 502 pages | 7 mb
The book begins by exploring various production systems that include the use of modern biotechnology, automation in slaughterhouses, and rapid non-destructive on-line detection systems. It proceeds to describe different new technologies such as decontamination, high pressure processing, and fat reduction. The book then examines functional meat compounds such as peptides and antioxidants and the processing of nitrate-free products and dry-cured meat products. It also discusses bacteriocins that fight against meat-borne pathogens and the latest developments in bacterial starters for improved flavor in fermented meats. It concludes with a discussion of recent packaging systems of the final products.