UK regulation currently states that red meat should have a shelf life of no longer than 10 days, but a BMPA study has provided evidence which reportedly proves it is safe to extend this.
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Meat and Livestock Australia
Over the last year, the British Meat Processors Association together with Meat and Livestock Australia have jointly funded a project to provide independent research into whether a retail shelf-life of greater than 10 days can be applied to fresh chilled meat. David Lindars of the BMPA assesses the results.
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