​Color of meats is differennt by the  animal, diet, exercise, gender and so on . Meat from mature animals is dark in color because myoglobin. Myoglobin is purple and when mixed with oxygen, it becomes bright red. Exercised muscles are darker in color, also due to myoglobin..so lighter the color of the meat the youngest the animal,same is truth for poultry. Storage play a big roll in the color of the meats, but is safe and normal to see a change in color due to some oxigen exposure.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s