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Meat ‘gassing’ – what are the facts?

Peter Griffin posted in on February 7th, 2011.

News reports within the last day or two have revealed that some of New Zealand’s meat undergoes a process called ‘gas flushing’, in which carbon dioxide and oxygen are pumped into meat packaging to significantly lengthen the meat’s shelf-life. Meats which have undergone the process, also called Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP), are not currently labelled […]

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