The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is responsible for regulating the nation’s commercial meat, poultry, and egg products.
One of the most common causes of food-borne illness is raw or undercooked meat. For this reason, FSIS has strict guidelines about how these products are displayed at stores.
Types of Unpackaged Meats – Raw Meats VS Processed Raw Meats
Raw meat comes from animals that are slaughtered and processed without any cooking. Processed raw meat is made by cooking the meat first before selling it to consumers.
The main difference between raw and processed raw meats is the way they are processed. Raw meats are not cooked, while processed raw meats are cooked before sale.
Raw beef and raw pork are examples of raw meats. Raw seafood is an example of processed raw meat. Examples of processed raw meats include jerky, sausage, ham and hot dogs.
Top 3 Health Concerns with Raw Unprocessed Meat
There are many health concerns with raw unprocessed meat. For example, the bacteria and parasites that are found in these meats can cause a variety of illnesses.
The most common illness is food poisoning. This illness is usually caused by consuming bacteria-contaminated food or drinks and causes vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, fever and chills.
Another health concern is the risk of getting sick from eating undercooked meat. Raw or undercooked meat can contain harmful bacteria such as E coli or salmonella that may cause severe food poisoning symptoms.
The top 3 health concerns with raw unprocessed meat are salmonella, parasites, and bacteria.
How to Ensure Your Safety When Purchasing and Eating Unpackaged Meat
The food industry is one of the most important sectors in any economy. It is one of the pillars of the world’s economy, and it is a sector that will continue to grow in importance.
It has been predicted that by 2020, food production will be worth more than $6 trillion dollars. This means that it will account for over 20% of the world’s GDP.
This article discusses how to ensure your safety when purchasing and eating unpacked meat.
What Is Unpackaged Meat And Why Does it Matter?
Unpackaged meat is a raw or minimally processed meat that is sold without any packaging. It is also known as “naked meat” or “natural meat.”
The trend of unpackaged meats has been on the rise in recent years. The main reason for this trend is to cut down on the environmental impact of producing packaging materials.
The Difference Between Packaged And Unpackaged Meat
There are two main types of meat that are sold in stores: packaged and unpackaged. Packaged meats come with a label, which lists the type of meat, weight, and price. Unpackaged meats do not have a label and typically weigh more than packaged meats.
Packaged meat is often processed at a plant and then packaged for sale in grocery stores. Unpackaged meat is typically cut up in the store by butchers who work there to make it easier for customers to purchase.
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