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The Meat We Eat is a course designed to create a more informed consumer about the quality, safety, healthfulness and sustainability of muscle foods and address current issues in animal agriculture in developed and developing countries....
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
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3 hours to complete

Week 1

This week we'll get a basic overview of the US meat industry, and see how it compares to the European system....
Reading
5 videos (Total 79 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Welcome from Geoffrey Dahlm
US History19m
US Animal Meat Production35m
Comparing US System with International Systems22m
Reading7 readings
Start Here/Syllabus10m
References10m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
FAQ10m
Animal Sciences at UF10m
Final Project10m
Week 110m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Clock
1 hour to complete

Week 2

This week, we'll learn about humane animal slaughter, and about converting muscle to meat. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Humane Slaughter and Animal Welfare - without video clips8m
Muscle Composition & Conversion of Muscle to Meat19m
Reading1 reading
Week 210m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
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2 hours to complete

Week 3

This week we'll learn about meat inspection, slaughter inspection, and food safety....
Reading
3 videos (Total 77 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Slaughter Inspection16m
Food Safety38m
Reading1 reading
Week 310m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Clock
2 hours to complete

Week 4

This week we'll learn about meat quality, fabrication, and packaging....
Reading
7 videos (Total 103 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Quality Grades4m
Fabrication15m
Beef Fabrication - Optional lecture21m
Lamb Fabrication - Optional lecture7m
Packaging18m
Subprimal Cutting9m
Reading1 reading
Week 410m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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