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Cover for Tradeoffs balancing livestock and poultry welfare concerns with the commercial reality of slaughter.

When working with commercial companies, it is often more effective to actually achieve 70-80% of the desired welfare improvements than attempt to achieve 100% perfection and accomplish nothing. There are conditions that cause suffering that are always wrong and in these situations there is never a...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethical issues: introduction to chapters 18a-e.

It is important for people in the meat industry to understand different ways that people outside the industry view the use of animals for food. There are five short sub-chapters in Chapter 18. Two contributions discuss the ethical importance of good animal welfare and why it must be taken...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The white revolution and livestock production.

This chapter examines India's livestock sector, highlighting the problem of low productivity and presenting an overview of the country's dairying sector and its milk, poultry, egg and meat production. The need to arrest genetic erosion of indigenous breeds, develop climate-resilient livestock...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The position of animals in tourism.

This chapter explores the nature of the position and experience of animals within tourism and why people seek out animal attractions while in the holiday environment. It considers not just those animals that we wish to see or engage with but also those that we eat, as in the case restaurants...

Author(s)
Carr, N.; Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban consumer preferences for food in post-conflict economies: the case of Kosovo.

This chapter aims to provide an insight on the demands and preferences of urban food consumers in Kosovo, highlighting the most relevant issues in this post-conflict transition country and discussing potential options and policies to support the development of the food industry in a post-conflict...

Author(s)
Canavari, M.; Imami, D.; Gjonbalaj, M.; Gjokaj, E.; Alishani, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Flavour formation from leucine by lactic acid bacteria (LAB).

Leucine belongs to the branched-chain amino acids, which in lactic acid bacteria (LAB) can be intracellularly converted into different aromatic compounds through various enzymes and metabolic routes. The aldehyde 3-methylbutanal, the alcohol 3-methylbutanol and the carboxylic acid 3-methylbutyric...

Author(s)
Afzal, M. I.; Delaunay, S.; Cailliez-Grimal, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Food supply networks: trust and e-business.

This book bridges the gap between innovative ICT potentials for cost-efficient processes in the European food chain and trust between companies in the food chain. Using case studies from European countries, chapters discuss trust-building methods for food networks in an e-business environment. Key...

Author(s)
Canavari, M.; Fritz, M.; Schiefer, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food demand and supply projections to 2030: India.

Food demand and supply projections for India are essential from the perspective of food security and are presented in this chapter. The demand to 2030 for food grains, as well as horticultural, livestock and fisheries products, is projected. The study is aware of the diversification and structural...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global context on price volatility and supply chains - is Europe competitive?

This chapter focuses on where the EU poultry industry needs to be heading in the future to remain competitive. It highlights growing meat demand as a main driver for change, and looks at the main challenges facing the industry, focusing in particular on feed price volatility and how this can be...

Author(s)
Mulder, N. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant-derived antioxidants as food additives.

This chapter describes the antioxidant properties of various plant-derived compounds, and examines the application of plant-derived antioxidants and antioxidant-containing plant extracts in food matrices such as meat and meat products, poultry meat, fish and seafoods, and fats and oils. Among the...

Author(s)
Makris, D. P.; Boskou, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642666)
Type
Book chapter

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