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Water Recycling Project Tested in Turkey Plant
...logicalsafety of the products and can extend their shelf
life during refrigeratedstorage. The Food and Drug Administration has not approved direct application ofozone to poultry, but AWPI has received permission from the agency to beginwork on testing the procedure. "Direct application of ozone in the fu...
Newly Identified Tomato Gene Appears Key To Fruit Softening
...the ripening process and have a longershipping and shelf
life," said Rose. He and colleagues are currently testing this possibility in geneticallyengineered tomato plants. This work to date on the LeExp1 gene was supported by the Universityof California. New investigation of the action of the gene will b...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
...esponsible for food-borne illnesses and extend the shelf
life of perishable foods. It is an FDA-regulated food preservation method, and currently it is allowed on foods such as spices, pork, poultry, and some fruits and vegetables. The FDA is considering approval for red meats. "It's really hard to process...
Competitive Inhibition May Enhance Safety Of Minimally Processed Fruits And Vegetables
...late the fermentation process toenhance flavor and shelf
life. LAB, such as the Lactobacillus species found in yogurt, are generally much moreresistant to acid than other bacteria, thus can survive in environments that arelethal to most pathogens. Moreover, they can produce a variety of metabolites[subst...
New "Wonder Peanut" Beats Olive Oil In Healthful Benefits
... retailers a three- to 15-fold increase in product shelf
life, Gorbet says. "That attribute alone translate...recalls due to outdated product," he said. "Longer shelf
life also gives the new peanut an edge in taste. In industry meetings, where many varieties of peanu...
New Mathematical Model Could Help Predict Health Of Offshore Areas Where Rivers Enter The Sea
...s study focused on the Louisiana-Texas continental shelf
in the Gulfof Mexico, anarea of well-known biological activity. This shelf
begins at a 20-meter depthoff the coast ofLouisiana and Texas and gradually increases to 200 meters ...
Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba
...es, explore the massive coral reefs on the coastal shelf
(the first outsiders since the mid-1950s to do so), and dive the sea bottom amid shipwrecks from the past. The expedition and the resulting discoveries will be the subject of two Discovery Channel one-hour documentaries tentatively titled FORBIDDEN...
IFT Report Describes Challenges Of Food Industry Stepping Up To The P(a)lates Of Consumers
... it must also consider the microbiological safety, shelf
life,and packaging of such foods, notes Elmer H. M...mand by developing refrigerated foodswith extended shelf
life, [such as] complete heat-and-eat meals, fresh pasta,and [pre-washed or deli-style] salads." ...
Gene Transfer Process Generates Seedless Summer Days
...emand due to a better taste and apossible extended shelf
life. Costs associated with seedless and regular watermelons are quitedifferent, according to Li. Currently the seedless varieties are moreexpensive because of higher costs associated with the production ofplants that can produce seedless fruits. Th...
Studies Suggest Cold Can Protect Valuable Papers
...Celsius. Cooling papers further would extend their shelf
lifeeven more. "We have been studying enzyme reactions and the natural process thatbreaks down covalent bonds which hold together compounds corresponding to thesugar building blocks of starch and cellulose," said Dr. Richard V. Wolfenden,Alu...
Virginia Tech Scientists Studying Cells From Extreme Environments
...aceutical drugs could be given an almostindefinite shelf
life. "The ability to withstand UV radiation is extremely important," Potts says."Finding the mechanism for this protection could be very useful in protectingother types of cells from this type of radiation." Potts and Helm have isolated and purified...
Estuaries Vital To The Productivity Of Southeastern U.S. Fisheries
...uggests that after spawning out on the continental shelf
inthe winter, many Southeastern species then migra...e nursery phase of foodwebs, but their continental shelf
phase as well," he said. A second hypothesis posits that such nutrients do not diffuse di...
Major $17 Million Grant To Fund Ocean Research
...ts will be made to ensure it finds its way off the shelf
andinto the public forum and political policy debates. Policy outreach is includedin PISCO's plans so that the scientific knowledge gathered by the researchers iseffectively communicated, and an annual symposium is planned as part of thiseffort. ...
New Polyester Products Perform Better And Are Easy To Recycle
.... The result is longer lasting packaging andlonger shelf
life for the food and drinks in such packages. "Your drinks willhave improved flavor too," he says. In the same talk, Long will talk about preparing liquid crystallinepolyesters, such as for use in computers and automobiles. The conne...
Some Atlantic Coast Beaches Are Shrinking While Florida's Beaches Better Off Than Most
...t started about 20,000years ago -- the continental shelf
off of the East Coast was the repositoryof sand from the many rivers that empty into the Atlantic. During morerecent times, sea level increases at the rate of about 10 to 12 centimetersper century have resulted in waves pushing this sand ashore onto ...
Horseshoe crab studies providing new insight into valuable ancient creatures
...ica emergefrom their muddy beds on the continental shelf
and begin their own journeytowards shallow waters....bstaken by trawlers farther out on the continental shelf
belong to theDelaware Bay breeding population. "It's not clear 'whose' crabs they'retaking out there...
Advance may put gene chip technology on scientists' desktops
... company, Affymetrix ofSanta Clara, Calif. Off the shelf
versions of Affymetrix chips cost $2,500.Customized chips containing DNA from specific organisms or tissues cantake months to make and cost as much as $12,000 each. "Now, the chips are expensive. You use it one time and throw it away," saidRoland Gre...
Evidence for historic global warming published in Science
...as the Blake Nose, a promontory on the continental shelf
off the coast of Florida. She said that the core shows disturbed sediment, evidence of a submarine landslide layer that fits with the theory of the melting of buried methane--methane clathrates--from an ice-like solid into a gas. The art...
Meet Conan the Bacterium
...east cancer.) With such an approach, the issues of shelf
life for drugs could also be circumvented. This would also reduce the weight that a spaceship would have to haul to Mars and back. Radiodurans next might be drafted as a Seabee (Navy Construction Battalion, or C.B.) as humans set up camps and even...
20th century marks achievements in food science and technology
...sphere from food packages, invented to prolong the shelf
life of foods. Hydrogenation process invented to ...water in foods to ice) results in greatly extended shelf
life and negligible nutrient losses. 1910s: First large-scale commercial pasta production in the Un...
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