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ISSN 2410-7751 (Print)
ISSN 2410-776X (Online)

 5 2014

"Biotechnologia Acta" v. 7, no 5, 2014
Р. 114-119, Bibliography 20, Ukrainian.
Universal Decimal classification: 664.0–637.52


Bal-Prilipko L. V., Leonova B. I.

National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

The analysis of literature and patents related to the possibilities of biotechnology for optimizing the domestic meat processing plants was the aim of the article. The analysis of the results of the use of biotechnological methods in the meat processing industry is given. The prospects for their implementation are evaluated. The main development strategy of technological meat processing to develop the methods of obtaining high quality and safe meat products is highlighted. Targeted use of special strains of microorganisms in production of functional meat products offers some opportunities. Thus, such action is associated with formation of the following specific dietary components: organic acids, bactericins, enzymes, vitamins and others. They promote to improve the sanitary microbiological, organoleptic, functional and technological parameters of meat products. Using of denitrifying microbial strains could reduce the residual content of sodium nitrite in the finished product, minimizing the possible carcinogenic and mutagenic impact of this compound on a human body, producing functional safe products while maintaining its high organoleptic characteristics.

Key words: meat products, biotechnologies.

© Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2014