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Poultry Processing & Slaughter / Broilers & Layers / Poultry Health & Disease / North America
on May 1, 2017

Detecting woody breast chicken with rapid technology

Auburn University is developing rapid hand-held technologies that can detect woody chicken breast fillets after deboning.

Woody breast meat from fast-growing, big broilers is the main cause of increased consumer complaints in the foodservice industry. However, there is only one commercially applicable method (hand palpitation) to detect and isolate woody breast fillets from the normal fillets, and that method is subjective and labor intensive.

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