Animal anatomy for food production

Description

The anatomy of animals, their organs and their functions, as well as the usage of these organs for food production after slaughtering.

Alternative labels

animal anatomies for food production
animal anatomy for food manufacturing
animal anatomy for food creation
animal anatomy for food concoction
animal anatomy for food development
the animal anatomy for food production
animal anatomy for the production of food

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Animal anatomy for food production is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Meat cutter: Meat cutters cut carcasses of animals into large and smaller parts for further processing. They remove bones from pre-processed carcasses of animals either manually or using machines.

Slaughterer: Slaughterers slaughter animals and process carcasses for further processing and distribution.

Butcher: Butchers order, inspect and buy meat to prepare it and sell it as consumable meat products. They perform activities such as cutting, trimming, boning, tying, and grinding beef, pork, and poultry meat. They prepare those mentioned sorts of meat for consumption.

Halal butcher: Halal butchers order, inspect and buy meat to prepare it and sell it as consumable meat products in accordance with Islamic practices. They perform activities such as cutting, trimming, boning, tying, and grinding beef and poultry meat. They prepare halal meat for consumption.
Meat preparations operator: Meat preparations operators prepare fresh meat with ingredients such as spices, herbs or additives in order to make ready-for-sale meat preparations.
Prepared meat operator: Prepared meat operators process meat either by hand or using meat machines such as meat grinding, crushing or mixing machines. They perform preservation processes such as pasteurising, salting, drying, freeze-drying, fermenting and smoking. Prepared meat operators strive to keep meat free from germs and other health risks for a longer period than fresh meat.
Kosher slaughterer: Kosher slaughterers slaughter animals and process carcasses of kosher meat for further processing and distribution. They slaughter animals as stated in Jewish law and according to rituals.
Kosher butcher: Kosher butchers order, inspect and buy meat to prepare it and sell it as consumable meat products in accordance with Jewish practices. They perform activities such as cutting, trimming, boning, tying, and grinding  meats from kosher animals such as cows, sheep and goats. They prepare kosher meat for consumption.
Halal slaughterer: Halal slaughterers slaughter animals and process carcasses of halal meat from cows and chickens for further processing and distribution. They slaughter animals as stated in Islamic law and ensure that the animals are fed, slaughtered and hung up accordingly.

Optional knowledge

Animal anatomy for food production is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Fish production operator: Fish production operators regulate and supervise fish product manufacturing facilities. They keep stock of all required ingredients and equipment for mass manufacturing. They also perform processes such as moulding, breading, frying, freezing, setting the system’s temperature and checking speeds.

 


 

References

  1. Animal anatomy for food production – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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