This 240-page guide edited by Oklahoma State University assistant professor of animal science Deborah L. VanOverbeke is aimed at beef-industry specialists, educatorsand students. It's a comprehensive guide to the impact and importance of pre-harvest/production, harvest and further processing controls, methods and practices on safety and quality — with commodity beef as the target market. The book sells for $39.95 in soft cover and $69.95 in hard cover.

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