Evaluations that increase value for pork export products
Experiment 1: An evaluation of the suitability of porcine lung tissue for human consumption. This study was conducted to provide evidence of the safety of pork lungs for human consumption via an assessment of prevalence of potentially pathogenic bacteria and infectious agents. Specifically, the goal was to collect evidence that could be used to petition the current regulation disallowing use of pork lungs for human food. Pork lungs have been labeled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation as a widely consumed product across Asia as well as South and Central America. It was believed that there is ...
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