Poultry Meat Processing provides a clear, concise, and complete presentation of the theoretical and practical aspects of poultry meat processing. Learn the "what," "how," and "why" of the industry from the pre-slaughter environment to the handling of waste. This must-have guide is the first comprehensive treatment of poultry processing to appear in thirty years.Providing an instructional review of the scientific literature, each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert. They cover the safety of poultry products, developments in live bird production, processing plant operations, product characteristics and inspection systemsThis exhaustive volume explores the complex mix of biology, chemistry, engineering, marketing, and economics involved in poultry processing. It instructs students in the steps and conditions used for processing poultry and explains why they are necessary. Using the information in Poultry Meat Processing, students will be able to evaluate a problem situation and develop possible solutions.