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New Meat MythCrusher Address Misconceptions About Spoilage

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

(North American Meat Institute)

The Meat Institute and American Meat Science Association released a new Meat Mythcrusher video that addresses one of the ways consumers can help reduce their meat waste - by knowing the signs of spoilage.The video features Texas Tech Assistant Professor Jerrad Legako, Ph.D. who explains how to identify spoilage, the role of package dates and what those dates mean.  Dr. Legako also discusses tips for ensuring meat stays fresh and safe, how dates on packages are determined and why meat color is not a good indicator of spoilage.

The Meat MythCrusher video is the 54th in the series, which features interviews with meat scientists and other prominent experts regarding the most common myths surrounding meat and poultry production and processing. The videos have been viewed more than 300,000 times and Meat MythCrusher printed brochures have been distributed to thousands of health, culinary and industry professionals around the country.

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