Commercial Meat Processing

Freezer Storage of Meat

Proven/best practices freezing is an important part of both modern meat processing and consumerism, but I still had a hard time getting motivated to write a blog post about it.  This subject is almost as exciting as watching meat freeze.  While freezing is indeed a boring and simple natural process, it does afford consumers the ability to greatly prolong the amount of time in which they can enjoy… Read More »

Is Smoking Worth It?

  There is archeological evidence that early humans cooked animal long bones in fires then crushed them open to dine on high protein marrow.  During that same era strips of animal flesh were hung high above fires to keep surplus meat (jerky) away from animals (likely domesticated wolves) and to slow microbial spoilage.  Apparently hardwired into our psyches… Read More »