Duration 3 years Team and Leader Dr A. Carson Organisations Involved AFBI Hillsborough Background and Summary Timescale Benefits Details to follow

Duration 3 years commencing April 1999 Team and Leader R W J Steen Organisations Involved Agricultural Research Institute of Northern Ireland Background and Summary The Northern Ireland beef industry produces a very varied product in terms of carcass weight, fatness, and conformation from animals with a wide range of genotypes.  Emphasis on vertical integration within the beef industry from producer to consumer to meet the standards of food safety, animal welfare, product quality and environmental protection now demanded by consumers, and by supermarkets acting on...

Duration 3 years commencing September 2006 Team and Leader Professor JJ Strain (UU), Dr M Bonham, Dr J Wallace, Dr E Duffy (UU), Dr G Cuskelly (LMC), Dr B Moss and Dr Ann Fearon (AFBI) Organisations involved University of Ulster Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (UU), Livestock & Meat Commission (LMC) and Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Background and Summary To fill in knowledge gaps, and to update the current estimates of long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in the Irish population by acquiring data on fatty acid profiles for lean meat meals from...