An assessment was made of the proximate composition, pH and aW of raw beef, horsemeat and the meat of wild boar, deer and goat. The same assessment, together with one of fatty acids, cholesterol and free amino acids, was made of the same meats as cured products. The raw meat of the different animal species was found to have a reduced lipid, but high protein content. The cured meat of the horse and wild boar had low saturated fatty acid levels; the wild boar, goatmeat and beef were quantitatively similar with regard to monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) while in the horsemeat the polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) were more raised, at an intermediate level in deer and extremely reduced in the beef final product. The cholesterol content in the cured product was markedly reduced in the horsemeat. The free amino acids content in the cured deer, wild boar and goat meat was more elevated, than in beef and horse cured meat.
|Titolo:||Cured products from different animal species|
|Parole Chiave:||Bresaola; Chemical parameters; Cholesterol; Fatty acid; Free amino acid; Game meat; Processed meat|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore VET/04 - Ispezione degli Alimenti di Origine Animale|
Settore AGR/19 - Zootecnica Speciale
|Data di pubblicazione:||apr-2003|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/S0309-1740(02)00108-0|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|