The Science Of Dark vs. White Meat

The family is gathered around the table, the question rings out: white meat or dark? Your soul struggles with the decision, shall you follow Yoda or Palpatine? The YING OR THE YANG?! WHAT TO DOOOO?! Meat eaters of the world are full of opinions on rare versus well done, lamb or mutton, light versus dark. … “The Science Of Dark vs. White Meat”

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Why Do Birds Have White And Dark Meat? (And Do We?)

If you’ve ever been in charge of serving turkey at Thanksgiving, you may know that birds have both white and dark meat. That’s because they have two main types of muscle fibers: slow twitch and fast twitch. As you might expect, slow twitch muscle fibers contract more slowly. They’re built for endurance activities, like long-distance … “Why Do Birds Have White And Dark Meat? (And Do We?)”

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What’s Really in Your Meat? | Consumer Reports

[MUSIC PLAYING] From the moment a carcass starts on its way along the line, federal meat inspectors stand guard to protect you, the consumer. All meat that passes inspection is stamped with a round purple mark wholesomeness. I first heard about this story because Consumer Reports came across some data released from the USDA, that … “What’s Really in Your Meat? | Consumer Reports”

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Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal

“Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly but Not Illegal When researchers last year at the Emerging Pathogens Institute ranked foodborne pathogens to figure out which was the worst, #1 on their list was Salmonella— ranked the food-poisoning bacteria with the greatest public health burden on our country, the leading cause of food-poisoning-related hospitalization, and the … “Salmonella in Chicken & Turkey: Deadly But Not Illegal”

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Antibiotics: Agribusiness’s Pound of Flesh

“Antibiotics: Agribusiness’s Pound of Flesh” When farm animals are fed antibiotics, they can develop antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their guts, and then the gut bacteria can become manure on meat, which can spread to humans. Even vegetarian humans, since drug resistant bacteria in animal feces can also spread to people through crops or the environment. The … “Antibiotics: Agribusiness’s Pound of Flesh”

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