Accession Number : ADD008494

Title :   Compressed Meat Products and Method for Making Same.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Loveridge,Vicki A ; DiLeo,Francis E ; Shults,Gary W ; Tuomy,Justin M

Report Date : 26 Jan 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An improved, dehydrated, compressed meat or meat and vegetable combination bar, and process for making the same, is disclosed. After freeze-vacuum-dehydration of the products, they are plasticized with a 1-2% solution of a gelatinized cornstarch and water. After equilibration, but prior to compression into bar form, the particulate is given another, short surface-spray of the same solution. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Compressed foods, *Meat, Preparation, Dehydration, Beef

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE