Promising New Safety Research
The essential oils in orange peel and pulp kill E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella according to research presented at the 2010 Beef Industry Safety Summit. This ongoing study is looking at these natural byproducts, created by making juice, as a potential feed ingredient for cattle. More than 200 experts from every sector of the beef industry met in Dallas to share research and identify farm-to-fork solutions for improving beef safety. The citrus research is one of 13 safety studies funded by beef producers in 2009. Read more here.