Potential for disruption of central nervous system tissue in beef cattle by different types of captive bolt stunners.

@article{Schmidt1999PotentialFD,
  title={Potential for disruption of central nervous system tissue in beef cattle by different types of captive bolt stunners.},
  author={G R Schmidt and Kim L Hossner and Robert S Yemm and Daniel H Gould},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={1999},
  volume={62 4},
  pages={390-3}
}
The application of pneumatic-powered air injection stunners (PPAISs), pneumatic-powered stunners (PPSs), and cartridge-fired stunners (CFSs) in commercial beef slaughter plants was evaluated to determine the extent of dissemination of central nervous system tissue. Fifteen beef slaughter plants in the western and central United States were visited to observe stunning methods and the condition of the hearts at postmortem inspection. As inspectors performed the normal opening of the hearts, the… CONTINUE READING

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