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Interpretive Summaries

  • New research in Journal of Animal Science

    When consumers knew the brand and quality grade of the steak they were eating, it greatly influenced how they rated the steak.
  • Part II: Brand influences ground beef palatability ratings

    In today’s society, many consumer purchasing decisions are brand-driven. Beef is no different.
  • Lighting type affects ground beef color

    University of Missouri researchers recently looked at the effect of retail display lighting on ground beef color. Their findings could change the type of lighting used in ground beef display cases.