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What gas is used for gas stunning in meat processing?

(a) Argon

(b) Helium

(c) Carbon dioxide

(d) Ammonia

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Origin of the question is Process Engineering Applications in division Process Engineering Applications in Food Industry of Food Processing Unit Operations

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The correct answer is (a) Argon

The best I can explain: Gas stunning is the process where the animals are exposed to a mixture of breathing gases such as nitrogen and argon which produces unconsciousness and death through hypoxia. This process is not instantaneous.

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