Benjamin J. McFarlane

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Two studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of blast chilling of carcasses and injection with calcium chloride (CaCl2) at 24 h postmortem on Warner-Bratzler shear values (WBS) and moisture losses of pork longissimus muscles (LM). In a preliminary study, Exp. 1 was conducted to determine whether the injection procedure using 100% water had an(More)
Uncertainties of climate change and other nonprobabilistic and structural uncertainties need to be addressed in strategic planning and priority setting for infrastructure systems. Traditional economic analysis and risk analysis of particular uncertainties can be prohibitive due to sparse data, complex models, and unforeseen interactions of climate change(More)
The surface sheen phenomenon in enhanced beef steaks, packaged under modified atmosphere, was studied using various combinations of processing techniques and brine formulations. There was no effect (P > 0.05) of time between enhancement and when steaks were cut on surface sheen. Beef temperature less than 0 °C prior to enhancement, resulted in less (P ≤(More)
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