Patent Number: 7,704,515

Title: Composition and method to improve quality and yield of meat products

Abstract: A method to increase the hot carcass weight of a meat-producing animal. The method orally administers Vitamin C to a meat-producing animal between about 2 and about 48 hours prior to harvest. The animal is then harvested and a hot carcass is prepared from that harvested animal.

Inventors: Bachman; Stephen E. (Amarillo, TX), Hubbert; Michael E. (Sparks, NV)

Assignee: Ganado Research, L.L.C.

International Classification: A61K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 4/27/12018