Quality assurance, food labelling and safety of our meat

To mark the Food Safety Week 2013 (10-16 June) and the recent stories in the news about our meat, we have gathered together references on quality assurance, food labelling and the safety of our meat.


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A selection of references is available from our 'Related documents' box.

In the Library
, we have the following publications:

  • Grist, A. (2008) Bovine meat inspection: anatomy, physiology and disease conditions. Nottingham: Nottingham University Press
  • Buncic, S. (2006) Integrated food safety and veterinary public health. Oxford: CABI
  • Torrence, M. E. and Isaacson, R. E. (2003) Microbial food safety in animal agriculture: current topics. Iowa: Iowa State Press
  • Grist, A. (2006) Ovine meat inspection: anatomy, physiology and disease conditions Nottingham: Nottingham University Press
  • Journals: British Poultry Science, Journal of Dairy Research, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, UK Vet Livestock


(Photo: Source - This work has been released into the public domain by its author Jon Sullivan.)