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- Tawanda Tayengwa; Obert C. Chikwanha; Pieter Gouws; Michael E.R. Dugan; Timothy Mutsvangwa; Cletos Mapiye
- Meat science 2020 v.162 pp. 108029
- Angus; antioxidant activity; beef; beef cattle; biopreservatives; body weight; cattle finishing; citrus pulp; coliform bacteria; diet; grape pomace; lipids; longissimus muscle; microbial load; oxidation; packaging; shelf life; slaughter; steers; thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances
- ... The shelf-life of beef was compared from 7-months old Angus steers (281 ± 15.4 kg initial body weight) fed 150 g/kg DM dried citrus pulp (DCP) or grape pomace (DGP) for 90 days. The antioxidant activity, bacterial load, and lipid and protein oxidation were evaluated on the longissimus lumborum subjected to air-permeable packaging at days 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 post-slaughter. Beef antioxidant activity w ...