The meat quality marketed in the province of Jambi, Indonesia

Lukman, Haris and Afdal, Muhammad and Muljana, Sambas (2014) The meat quality marketed in the province of Jambi, Indonesia. In: International Agriculture Congress 2014, 25-27 November 2014, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Meat is not only one of food having high content of nutrient but it is also a good media for growing of microbes like bacteria. As the result of meat quality is always varied or disturbed in the market starting from slaughter house till the consumer. The aim of this study was to describe the quality of meat at the marketing chain in Jambi Province, Indonesia. Meat samples were collected from a thigh biceps of three different cows. Samples were from slaughter house (SH), central market (CM) and traditional market (TM) in some representative regions in Jambi Province. Parameter measured included total bacteria colony, pH, water holding capacity, and Eber test. Results showed that the total aerobic bacteria count were 1.35 x 107; 2.47 x 107 and 3.49 x107 cfu/g for SH, CM and TM respectively; the pH value of samples were 6.17, 5.85 and 5.72 for SH, CM and TM respectively; Eber Test Value (ETV) were 62.47, 54.00, 44.00 s for SH, CM and TM respectively; the water holding capacity (WHC) of samples were 311.70, 295.64 and 283.30 mg/g for SH, CM and TM respectively. The quality of meat sample was affected with length and distance of marketing chain.

Type: Conference (Speech)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Peternakan > Peternakan
Depositing User: Afdal
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2021 02:52
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 02:52

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