The efficacy of three objective systems for identifying beef cuts that can be guaranteed tender.

@article{Wheeler2002TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of three objective systems for identifying beef cuts that can be guaranteed tender.},
  author={Tommy L. Wheeler and Derek J. Vote and Jennifer M. Leheska and Steven D. Shackelford and Keith E. Belk and Duane M. Wulf and Bucky L. Gwartney and Mohammad Koohmaraie},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2002},
  volume={80 12},
  pages={
          3315-27
        }
}
The objective of this study was to determine the accuracy of three objective systems (prototype BeefCam, colorimeter, and slice shear force) for identifying guaranteed tender beef. In Phase I, 308 carcasses (105 Top Choice, 101 Low Choice, and 102 Select) from two commercial plants were tested. In Phase II, 400 carcasses (200 rolled USDA Select and 200 rolled USDA Choice) from one commercial plant were tested. The three systems were evaluated based on progressive certification of the… CONTINUE READING

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