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Natural Nitrate Changing Labeling Requirements

Chemical nitrate is responsible for changes in color of cured meats that consumers notice. Shifts towards natural forms of nitrate are allowing meat processors to turn towards adding vegetable…

From  mandy.gross@okstate.edu on May 7th, 2018 0  

Food Whys: Nitrates in Deli Meat

Jacob Nelson of DASNR's Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center explains the evolution of nitrates in foods and the recent trend of nitrate-free deli meat.