Meat Laboratory

Meat Laboratory

  • 1501 State Street
  • Marshall, MN 56258
  • p 507.537.7440   |   f 507.537.7441

The meat laboratory in Marshall is used for formulation and analytical assessment of meat products. This facility includes equipment for developing and testing new products.

Capabilities include:

  • product formulation
  • scale-up
  • processing
  • smoking/cooking
  • packaging
  • co-packer identification
  • troubleshooting

Meat Laboratory: Related research

Meat Industry Impact Study

Posted on January 1, 2002, in Research

The purpose of this study is to estimate the economic impact of meat/milk processing plants to the state’s economy and community vitality. This study will utilize a regional input-output model (IMPLAN) to estimate the output and employment impacts on all production and support industries.

Multi Species Report

Posted on January 1, 2002, in Research

In an effort to reach possible new markets, interest in producing alternative livestock has grown among Minnesota producers. For many of these species, little information exists. AURI has commissioned a study which focuses on the current and future potential of a number of alternative species as meat producing animals and birds. This study is helpful […]

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Meat Laboratory: Related tools

Food Safety Interventions for Small Meat Processors

Posted on September 28, 2012, in Tools

View Food Safety Interventions Powerpoint By Carissa Nath, AURI Meat Scientist The livestock and meat industries have made huge strides over the last 10 to 15 years to ensure they are producing the safest food supply in the world. However, there continue to be a large number of foodborne illness outbreaks; a number of these […]

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AURI Labs Meeting Minnesota’s Needs

Posted on July 6, 2016, in Ag Innovation News, News

By Dan Lemke Great ideas might remain just a concept without the resources necessary to make them real. AURI has been a unique Minnesota resource for more than 25 years, delivering a combination of innovative laboratories, pilot facilities and scientific expertise. AURI’s facilities provide businesses and entrepreneurs working to develop agriculturally-based products with valuable technical […]

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Continued innovation can help enable a bright future for Minnesota’s food sector

Posted on January 4, 2016, in News

AURI helps develop new uses for agricultural products through science and technology, partnering with businesses and entrepreneurs to bring ideas to reality. Our work in the four focus areas (biobased products, renewable energy, coproducts and food) assists entrepreneurs and growing businesses navigate the demands of entering the marketplace. One industry undergoing a dramatic transformation right now is food production and processing – as consumer preference changes and retailers work to accommodate their needs. As an example, consumers increasingly want a local, sustainable and healthy product.

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