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Consumer acceptance of minced meat patties from boars in four European countries
(Meat Science, 2017-11-28)
A consumer study was performed in four EU countries to further clarify the acceptability of meat with boar taint. In Denmark, France, Italy and Poland, a total of 476 female consumers evaluated 8 meat patties from boars ...
Reduction of androstenone perception in pan‐fried boar meat by different masking strategies
(Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2017-10-05)
BACKGROUND Consumers highly sensitive to androstenone María (AND) will probably reject meat from entire male pigs, which tends to have high levels of this hormone. To avoid this, the effect of different masking strategies ...
Potential sensitivity of pork production situations aiming at high-quality products to the use of entire male pigs as an alternative to surgical castrates
The perspective of a possible ban on surgical castration of male pigs in the EU is a real challenge for pork production systems aiming at (very) high-quality products. Information was collected from a total of 272 situations ...