Does asparagopsis affect the taste of beef? Here's what the flavour chemists say

Shan Goodwin
Updated May 13 2024 - 1:26pm, first published 1:00pm
Professor Heather Smyth, from the University of Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, updated Beef 2024 on her research into meat flavour. Picture supplied.
Professor Heather Smyth, from the University of Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, updated Beef 2024 on her research into meat flavour. Picture supplied.

Cutting-edge research on flavour chemistry in beef has found no discernible taste sensory difference in the meat from cattle fed the methane inhibitor asparagopsis.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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