Protein At Breakfast Helps Curb Hunger
Protein is a powerful nutrient that is important not just at dinner, but throughout the day. Recent checkoff-funded research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating a protein-rich breakfast, including high-quality proteins like beef and eggs, leads to improved appetite control and satisfaction throughout the day, which could help combat obesity. Read more.
Published Study Focuses On STEC Managment
A checkoff-funded article was recently published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food, and Analytical Bacteriology titled “Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Ecology in Cattle and Management Based Options for Reducing Fecal Shedding.” The review focuses on the use of management practices and the effects of diet and water management. The peer-reviewed journal article is located here. For more information, contact Mandy Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-850-3399.
For additional information, check out these sites:
Consumers looking for nutrition and dietary information about beef can go to www.beefnutrition.org
to order or download materials and research information, or find a schedule of nutrition events and seminars, and.
Consumers, producers and other industry professionals can go to www.beefresearch.org
for summaries of checkoff-funded research in the areas of beef safety, human nutrition, product enhancement and market research, projects which provide the foundation for checkoff programs in promotion, marketing, education, information and foreign marketing.
Safety is a priority of the beef industry and www.bifsco.org
, houses information about the Beef Industry Food Safety Council (BIFSCo), its discussions and meetings, an application to join the council, and consumer information about beef safety.
Finding new convenient cuts is one very successful way the checkoff has helped add value to the beef carcass over the years. In cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, http://bovine.unl.edu/
is the industry’s primary beef cut resource.
Checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance program information is available at www.bqa.org
where you can find systematic information about coupling proper animal-husbandry techniques with accepted scientific knowledge to improve the quality of the end beef products.
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) is a misunderstood but potentially serious animal disease. For the most accurate information, turn to www.bseinfo.org
, an informational site housing current information regarding for consumers, producers and beef industry representatives.
While never occurring in the United States, www.fmdinfo.org
is an informational site housing current information regarding foot-and-mouth disease for consumers, producers and beef industry representatives.
Research - Archive
According to the Beef Act, research means studies relative to the effectiveness of market development and promotion efforts, studies relating to the nutritional value of beef and beef products, other related food science research including beef safety and pathogen research, product-enhancement research, market research and new product development research. Checkoff-funded research aims to maintain and increase consumer confidence in beef and beef products and provides the basis for development of program focus in all areas of checkoff investment by measuring market demands and tracking the state of the industry. The checkoff cannot fund cattle production research.
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