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ASTM F2463-15(R2021) pdf free download.Standard Terminology for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Systems
1. Scope
1.1 This terminology contains related definitions and de- scriptions of terms used or likely to be used in livestock, meat, and poultry evaluation standards. The purpose of terminology is to promote clear understanding and interpretation of the standards in which they are used. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appro- priate safety, health, and environmental practices and deter- mine the applicability ofregulatory limitations prior to use. 1.3 This international standard was developed in accor- dance with internationally recognized principles on standard- ization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recom- mendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
2. Referenced Documents
2.1 ASTM Standards: 2 F2340 Specification for Developing and Validating Predic- tion Equation(s) or Model(s) Used in Connection with Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Device(s) or System(s) to Determine Value F2341 Practice for User Requirements for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evaluation Devices or Systems F2342 Specification for Design and Construction of Com- position or Quality Constituent Measuring Devices or Systems F2343 Test Method for Livestock, Meat, and Poultry Evalu- ation Devices F2717 Guide for Development of an Independent Third- Party Verification of Reference Materials F2925 Specification for Tenderness Marketing Claims Asso- ciated with Meat Cuts Derived from Beef
3. Terminology
accuracy, n—statement of the exactness with which a mea- surement approaches the true measure for that characteristic. F2340, F2343 accurate, adj—when performance or value of a device, as determined by tests made with a suitable reference material, conforms to the standard within the allowable tolerance. F2341, F2343 beef, n—meat derived from cattle used for food. F2340, F2342, F2343, F2925 carcass, n—harvested livestock or poultry, whether eviscerated or not. F2341, F2343, F2925 D ISCUSSION —A carcass may or may not be split into separate sides, one or both sides may be measured or evaluated. carcass primal, n—basic major cuts into which carcasses and sides are separated. carcass subprimal, n—smaller cuts derived from primal cuts. evaluation device, n—equipment designed to measure compo- sition or quality constituents used to determine the value of live animals, carcasses, and individual cuts of meat. F2340, F2341, F2342, F2343 evaluation system, n—device or group of devices used to measure and record composition or quality constituents used to determine the value of live animals, carcasses, and individual cuts of meat. F2340, F2341, F2342, F2343 independent third party, n—unbiased person or entity that is knowledgeable with subject matter expertise. F2340, F2343 livestock, n—cattle, sheep, swine, goat, horse, mule, or other equine. F2341, F2342, F2343 longissimus, n—muscle that arises as the middle and largest entity of the sacrospinal muscles that is attached by some of its fibers to the lumbar vertebrae, inserted into all the thoracic vertebrae, and depresses the ribs and extends the spinal column and bends it to one side. F2340, F2925 D ISCUSSION —Also called the longissimus muscle (LM) and longissi- mus dorsi (LD).meat, n—the flesh of animals used as food including the dressed flesh of cattle, swine, sheep, or goats and other edible animals, except fish, poultry, and wild game animals. F2341, F2342, F2343, F2925 poultry, n—chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, and other domes- ticated fowl. F2341, F2342, F2343 quality constituents, n—measurable characteristic, such as, but not limited to pH, marbling, tenderness, or color. F2342, F2343 reference material, n—physical object used as a basis for comparison or calibration. F2717, F2343 value, commerce, n—measure of economic worth in commerce. F2340, F2341, F2343.

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