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Title: USDA Nutrient Data Set for Retail Veal Cuts

item Roseland, Janet
item NGUYEN, QUYNHANH - University Of Maryland
item Williams, Juhi
item PATTERSON, KRISTINE - Consultant
item WOERNER, DALE - Colorado State University
item DOUGLASS, LARRY - Consultant

Submitted to: World Wide Web
Publication Type: Research Technical Update
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/28/2014
Publication Date: 10/29/2014
Publication URL:
Citation: Roseland, J.M., Nguyen, Q., Williams, J.R., Patterson, K.Y., Woerner, D.R., Douglass, L.W. 2014. USDA Nutrient Data Set for Retail Veal Cuts. World Wide Web. Available:

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL), in collaboration with Colorado State University, conducted a research study designed to update and expand the data on veal cuts in the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR). This research has been necessary due to changes in animal husbandry practices and marketing of cuts not previously in SR. Analytical data generated from this study has been incorporated into nutrient values for veal cuts in SR. The data from the veal study were arranged into a table format, referred to as the USDA Nutrient Data Set for Retail Veal Cuts, an up-to-date and easily accessible reference for nutrient information on selected veal cuts. Depending on the veal cut, the data set includes separable lean-only data, separable lean and fat data, and raw and cooked forms. Also included are source codes showing the data sources, and the number of data points for each nutrient value. The table format gives the meat industry a useful tool to comply with the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposed labeling regulations for fresh, single-ingredient meats which took effect January 1, 2012. The tables and the documentation are available at