The importance of the physicochemical examination for the differentiation of the yellowness of the swine carcasses in the routine meat inspection service
Keywords:Swine, Heat inspection, Icterus, Yellow fat disease
AbstractYellowness is a color alteration that can bring to the arrestment of the carcasses. In a sampling of 185 swine carcasses showing yellowness at inspection, without any other evident lesion, two confirmative procedures were made: cooling and the REMINGTON-FOURRI6 examination. The results showed that 158 carcasses remained ‘'yellow" following the cooling treatment, while 118 carcasses were considered icteric after the Remington-Fourrife examination. This shows the efficiency of the second test in confirming icterus in carcasses. Considering these results, a routine physicochemical examination is recommended.
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Ribeiro, P., Anjos, A. C. dos, Alavares, A. G. de O., & Fessel, L. J. (1990). The importance of the physicochemical examination for the differentiation of the yellowness of the swine carcasses in the routine meat inspection service. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 27(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.0000-0000.27147-51
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