Lighting type affects ground beef color

Ground beef is a very popular protein option at the grocery store. In fact, in terms of volume, 64% of total beef purchased is ground beef. When choosing a package of ground beef from the retail case, consumers rely heavily ...

Marbling research shows healthy fat in beef has benefits

Beef with reasonable marbling and juicy taste is preferred among consumers, and industry leaders continue to monitor how to consistently produce a product with these traits. A recent research article addresses the biology ...

"Supershedders" role in spreading E. coli scrutinized

Though you can't tell just by looking at them, some of the cattle grazing in a pasture, or noshing high-energy rations in a feedlot pen, may be "supershedders"—meaning they shed high levels of pathogenic Escherichia coli—such ...

Study shows stressed-out cells halt protein synthesis

(Phys.org)—Cells experience stress in multiple ways. Temperature shifts, mis-folded proteins and oxidative damage can all cause cellular stress. But whatever the form of the stress, all cells quickly stop making proteins ...

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