Accession Number : ADD007943

Title :   Method of Extending the Storage Life in the Frozen State of Precooked Foods and Product Produced.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Shaw,Carol P ; Secrist,John L ; Tuomy,Justin M

Report Date : 01 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention relates to a method of extending the storage life of cooked foods, such as meats, poultry and fish in the frozen state comprising, cooking the food, coating the cooked food with an edible coating the composition of which comprises the calcium salt of carrageenan, freezing the food coated with said calcium salt of carrageenan, and storing said coated food in the frozen state.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Frozen foods, Storage, Shelf life, Life expectancy, Coatings

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE