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Green veal is not dark red

Therkildsen, M.; Jensen, S.K. and Vestergaard, M. (2012) Green veal is not dark red. ICROFS news, October 2012, 2, pp. 14-16.

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Among many farmers, butchers and consumers, the expectation is that meat arising from grazing cattle generally is darker than meat from cattle primarily fed cereals. Without necessarily being the truth, this dogma is a constraint to the marketing of ‘green’ meat. In an attempt to increase the supply of organic meat from young cattle, we need to know which quality parameters are the characteristics for this type of meat, including colour characteristics.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Farming Systems
Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Animal husbandry
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 1 > SUMMER
Deposited By: Kirkegaard, Lene/LKI
ID Code:22050
Deposited On:27 Dec 2012 09:19
Last Modified:27 Dec 2012 09:19
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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