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Mechanically tenderized beef now require mandatory labelling

by Morinville News Staff

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) Thursday. The Mechanical tenderization of meat is common practice in the food industry where needles or blades are used to break down muscle fibres to improve tenderness and flavour in beef. The government says the new mandatory labelling will let consumers know they are buying MTB products and provide information on how best to cook the product… […]