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2013-07-09 15:58:32

Buyers go for thoroughbreds and riding horses for maximum meat yield Buyers want larger size animals to obtain the maximum meat yield, so go for thoroughbreds and riding horses, the study indicates. The researchers looked at the animals put up for sale at seven randomly selected auction markets in Britain in August and September 2011, and the type preferred by dealers buying on behalf of abattoirs. The auctions were in North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Wales (Powys), Berkshire and...

2013-03-15 23:02:19

After the horsemeat controversy in Europe, proposed American legislation is pushing for a ban against horse slaughtering for meat consumption. Yumi Media responds, encouraging consumers of meat to adopt vegetarian principles. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 On March15, Yumi Media, a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle, responds to a proposed American ban on horse slaughtering for...

Processed Meat Linked To Cancer, Heart Disease And Premature Death
2013-03-07 12:35:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the aging crooner Morrissey, “meat is murder,” yet a new study in the journal BMC Medicine suggests the eating too much meat may also be suicide. An international study involving almost half a million people and spanning an average of 13 years found a direct correlation between the consumption of processed meats and fatal health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. "Risks of dying earlier...

DNA Barcoding Would Help Solve Game Meat Mislabeling In South Africa
2013-03-02 05:47:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has pointed out some serious flaws in meat labeling in some South African grocery stores. Researchers working with game meat in South Africa suggested in the journal Investigative Genetics that DNA barcodes should be used to help identify even closely related species. The authors wrote after the study about how the labeling of game meat in South Africa is very poor, with different species being substituted nearly 80...

Raw Meat Diet Could Be Bad News For Cats
2013-02-19 22:15:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many pet owners feel as if their animals are just as much a part of their family as any flesh and blood human. As such, it´s not unusual for these household pets to eat in a way similar to their owners. So, as the raw food trend continues to heat up, some animal lovers have begun feeding their furry friends raw meat-based diets, claiming these kinds of food are more akin to their natural and primitive diet. A newly...


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