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Title:
USE OF HIGH PRESSURE PROCESSING TO IMPROVE MUSCLE QUALITY BY INHIBITING POST MORTEM GLYCOLYSIS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/022305
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A method of processing meat is disclosed. The method includes subjecting the meat (pork or turkey) to high pressure processing at a pressure of at least 175 MPa for a time of 20 minutes or less, wherein post mortem glycolysis is inhibited. For beef, a pressure of at least 200 MPa and a hold time of from 30 seconds to 20 minutes are used.

Inventors:
SMIT, Nathan, Ryan (1515 Sunset Street, Albert Lea, MN, 56007, US)
SUMMERFIELD, John, William (801 27th Street SW, Austin, MN, 55912, US)
CANNON, Jerry, Earl (2703 5th Avenue SW, Austin, MN, 55912, US)
Application Number:
US2009/054570
Publication Date:
February 25, 2010
Filing Date:
August 21, 2009
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Assignee:
HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION (1 Hormel Place, Austin, MN, 55912-3680, US)
SMIT, Nathan, Ryan (1515 Sunset Street, Albert Lea, MN, 56007, US)
SUMMERFIELD, John, William (801 27th Street SW, Austin, MN, 55912, US)
CANNON, Jerry, Earl (2703 5th Avenue SW, Austin, MN, 55912, US)
International Classes:
A23B4/00; A23L3/015; A23L13/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MAU, Michael, L. (IPLM Group, P.A.Post Office Box 1845, Minneapolis MN, 55418, US)
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