technology, meat safety, meat products
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Innovations and new technologies tend to create apprehension among consumers who are not familiar with the technologies and their mode of action. This case currently exists regarding the use of hormones, antibiotics and other feed additives in livestock production. The purpose of this fact sheet is to familiarize consumers with some of the products of technology that are currently utilized in the production of meat animals and to provide an evaluation of how these products impact the safety of meat and meat products.
Boggs, D. L.; Males, J. R.; Thaler, R. C.; and Wagner, J. J., "Impact of Technology on Meat Safety" (2002). SDSU Extension Extra Archives. 41.