05855507 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 5 patents.

Methods of post-slaughter handling a carcase are presented in a first example a carcase is hung from its symphysis pubis and cut by; (1) removing the knuckle, fillet end and chump from the rest of the carcase; and, (2) separating the knuckle from the fillet end and chump by cutting at an angle of less than 45.degree. to the back line of the carcase. In a second example the carcase is hung from its symphysis pubis and cut by; (1) removing the leg and chump from the rest of the carcase; (2) removing at least the pelvic bones; (3) straightening the leg. In a further example, the method comprises (1) hanging the carcase from its symphysis pubis; and (2) applying high voltage stimulation to the carcase.

Title
Methods of post-slaughter handling and cutting a carcase
Application Number
8/737609
Publication Number
5855507
Application Date
November 18, 1996
Publication Date
January 5, 1999
Inventor
Alastair Cuthbertson
Herts
GB
Robert Edward Smith
Northampton
GB
Keith Donald Fisher
Beds
GB
Agent
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C
Assignee
Meat and Livestock Commission
GB
IPC
A22C 17/02
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