The Meat We Eat


The Meat We Eat is a course designed to create a more informed consumer about the quality, safety, healthfulness and sustainability of muscle foods and address current issues in animal agriculture in developed and developing countries.

What you will learn

Week 1

This week we’ll get a basic overview of the US meat industry, and see how it compares to the European system.

Week 2

This week, we’ll learn about humane animal slaughter, and about converting muscle to meat.

Week 3

This week we’ll learn about meat inspection, slaughter inspection, and food safety.

Week 4

This week we’ll learn about meat quality, fabrication, and packaging.

What’s included