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2015-02-26 08:38:00

New data from the National Pork Board reveals diverse flavors lead food sharing; pork is the "spiciest" meat DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb.

fried chicken global warming
2015-02-24 13:07:04

If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you probably know that chicken nuggets are popping up everywhere, and at falling prices. So, what’s up with McDonald’s and Burger King engaging in an all-out, golden-fried war? Turns out it may have something to do with global warming.

2015-02-23 08:27:10

- Award-Winning Casual-Dining Franchise Announces $100,000 Bracket Challenge Beginning Feb.

2015-02-23 08:26:53

"The King" Richard Petty and No. 43 Driver Aric Almirola Join Matt Stonie to Launch Smithfield Pig Out Chase Amateur Eating Contest SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb.

2015-02-19 23:02:26

Comments from North American Meat Institute on Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report Washington, D.C.

2015-02-11 23:04:36

Traceable, free-from, purely natural, organic and smaller portion products are propelling growth in supermarket meat departments, proprietary research from PROGRESSIVE GROCER reveals.

2015-02-09 23:06:00

Meat Institute Notes Greater Processed Meat Consumption in Mediterranean Diet Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 The North American Meat Institute

2015-01-30 23:03:38

Guests will enjoy Chef Schwerd’s famous dishes during the big game, including his Delmonico Steak and 32-ounce Tomahawk Steak, and seafood choices like Maine Lobster Tail, Merus King Crab Legs

2015-01-29 16:29:19

Team Canada includes winners from The Royal's National Junior Beef Heifer Show TORONTO, Jan.


Latest Meat Reference Libraries

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

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2008-05-05 22:35:37

The Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), also called the Dublin Bay Prawn, Langoustine or Scampi, is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea as far north as Iceland and northern Norway, and south to Portugal. It is not common in the Mediterranean except in the north Adriatic Sea. The Norway Lobster is a slim orange-pink lobster up to 9.5 inches long. The tail is muscular, and is frequently eaten, often under the name "scampi". Norway lobsters are solitary predators, feeding...

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2006-12-14 13:19:49

Cattle (often called cows in contemporary usage) are domesticated ungulates (hoofed), a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. They are raised as livestock for meat (called beef and veal), dairy products (milk), leather and as draught animals (pulling carts, plows and the like). In some countries, such as India, they are subject to religious ceremonies and respect. It is estimated that there are 1.4 billion head of cattle in the world today. Cattle were originally...

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2006-09-12 10:21:28

The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus) is usually given the scientific name Sus scrofa, though some authors call it S. domesticus, reserving S. scrofa for the wild boar. It was domesticated approximately 5,000 to 7,000 years ago. Pigs are found across Europe, the Middle East and extend into Asia as far as Indonesia and Japan. The distinction between wild and domestic animals is slight, and domestic pigs have become feral in many parts of the world (for example, New Zealand) and caused...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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