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Pasteurized Meat?

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A meat and poultry processors’ body plans to press the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to allow food firms to use the term “pasteurized” on eligible meat and poultry goods that have been cooked or treated with heat to destroy pathogens. “Technologies have emerged that allow for the pasteurization of certain meat and poultry products, and the term ‘pasteurized’ best describes these products to consumers,” North American Meat Processors Association (NAMP), executive director Phil Kimball said in a release.



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