Start-up seeks to guarantee meat eating quality using science
Guaranteeing the eating quality of a steak or
lamb chop is the aim of Adelaide start-up MEQ Probe.
The company has developed medical grade probes to
use in abattoirs to objectively test eating quality traits such as marbling and
The laser probe was originally developed by the
University of Adelaide's Centre for Nanoscale BioPhotonics in Adelaide to
measure the pH of cancerous and non-cancerous tissue.
MEQ Probe CEO Jordy Kitschke the meat industry was
really excited about the opportunities this technology could have for
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(ABC NEWS 18/10/18)