Meatgistics Podcast: Walton's History
Each week, Jon and Austin break out and critique a new beer and different sausage while they discuss everything about meat. Follow along as they talk about their favorite recipes and share some of the best expert tips and tricks for making sausage and jerky. Stay up to date on the latest news and current trends in the meat industry as Jon and Austin explore everything related to meat and more.
Jon is once again drinking Dog Fish Head, their Sea Quench Ale
Austin is drinking High Beam IPA from Walnut River
Kurt was drinking Axis and Oars, a collaboration between Walnut Valley and Norseman Brewing Company
Austin got Jon again, he wanted to guess Willie’s but Kurt talked him out of it! We SHOULD be tied 1-1 but we are not, it is still 0-1 Austin in the lead.
We had a question on if snack sticks can be shipped around the country without ice and overnight shipping. There is a combination of pH and Water Activity but without a pH meter and a water activity meter you won’t be able to verify this information and you could get someone sick.
Meat Vending Machines are becoming more popular. We talk about one working very well in Rochester NY and Kurt talks about his customer’s experience with them.
Campylobacter has become a very common foodborne illness in recent years. There are difficulties with monitoring and preventing the spread of this as it changes quickly, even with that the FSIS is close to releasing some guidelines on this to protect consumers.
DOJ is looking at a lawsuit against some of the big boys in the industry that might spark some changes.
Very simple one this week, use a digital thermometer to make sure your food is cooked to a safe temperature.
Kurt knows of a fish that will grind well enough to get protein extraction from and we will look at making snack sticks out of it eventually!
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