Accession Number : AD0163537

Title :   Process for Radiation Sterilizing A Packaged Precooked Meat and Gravy Product.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shults,Gary W.

Report Date : 30 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : An improved process is described for sterilizing a precooked-meat and gravy product with high energy ionizing radiation wherein the meat and gravy are each frozen separately and kept frozen and apart during the sterilization step and subsequently allowed to thaw and mix with the container. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MEAT, STERILIZATION), (*PATENTS, STERILIZATION), (*IRRADIATED FOOD, PACKAGING), ELECTRONS, GAMMA RAYS, RADIATION EFFECTS, RADIATION CHEMISTRY, COLORS

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE