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Ferdinand Allard de Vos, Johannes Hessel Bouma, Christiaan Horstman, Philippus Frederikus Faber, Martinus Casper Melchior Balthasar Waasdijk: Method and apparatus for harvesting an inner fillet from poultry. Meyn Food Processing Technology, Dority & Manning P A, April 15, 2008: US07357707 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for harvesting an inner fillet from poultry, wherein a tendon with which the inner fillet is or was connected to a wing bone of the poultry projects from the inner fillet. The tendon is gripped, and subsequently the tendon and the inner fillet attached thereto are ...


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Dennis Murphy, John Reid: .alpha.-galactosidase. Diversa Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, September 28, 1999: US05958751 (38 worldwide citation)

A thermostable alpha-glycosidase derived from various Thermococcus, alcaliphilus AEDII12RA is disclosed. The enzymes are produced from native or recombinant host cells and can be utilized in the food processing industry.


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Kim R Smith, Robert D P Hei: Antimicrobial compositions and methods containing hydrogen peroxide and octyl amine oxide. Ecolab, Merchant & Gould P C, November 12, 2002: US06479454 (37 worldwide citation)

A peroxygen antimicrobial composition is provided comprising an amine oxide and peroxygen compound. The combination of the two components produces an effective antimicrobial composition, providing a more potent biocide than can be obtained by using these compounds separately. Other components can be ...


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Brian Copeland, Gregory Scott Coil, Robert A Latta Jr, Thomas Anthony Lenaghan: Methods for generating energy using agricultural biofuel. Harris Contracting Company, Alliant Energy Corporate Services, VCN Roll, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, September 4, 2007: US07263934 (37 worldwide citation)

A process comprising, providing an agricultural biofuel to a fluidized bed reactor and combusting the agricultural biofuel to produce heat and/or steam is disclosed. In one embodiment, the agricultural biofuel is selected from the group consisting of agricultural crops, crop residues, grain processi ...


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Christopher James Binder: Detergent tablet. The Procter & Gamble Company, Armina E Matthews, Ian S Robinson, Laura R Grunzinger, December 26, 2006: US07153817 (37 worldwide citation)

A machine cleaner tablet comprising from about 10 to about 75% of a limescale remover acid, from about 1 to about 20% of low foaming non-ionic surfactant, from about 0.5 to about 5% of a detergency enzyme and wherein the tablet has a pH measured as a 1% solution in distilled water at 20° C. in the r ...


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Geza A Thiry: Food processing apparatus. September 12, 1978: US04112834 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus is provided for depositing pepperoni slices which may have a relatively high fat content and grated cheese on a series of pizza pie shells made of pastry. The apparatus includes a main conveyor which is continuously operated to sequentially move pizze pie shells along a path ex ...


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Moises Behar, Joseph Spencer: Blender/food processor blade arrangement for small throated blender jars. Sunbeam Products, Seth M Blum, January 5, 2010: US07641380 (36 worldwide citation)

A blade assembly suited for both blending and food processing in small throat blender jars is provided. The blade assembly comprises a plurality of blade forms each designed to perform a specific blending or processing task while simultaneously working together and with the geometric restrictions of ...


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Raul Guibert: Food processing technique. Michael Ebert, May 16, 1978: US04089322 (36 worldwide citation)

A fast food service technique in which a meal is pre-cooked and then transferred to a tray in which the food is refrigerated at a temperature just above its freezing point to preserve the meal without degrading its texture or flavor. When the food is to be made available to customers, the cold trays ...


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Shook Hugh Thomas: Closed system refrigeration or heat exchange. Northfield Freezing Systems, March 25, 1975: US3872682 (36 worldwide citation)

The disclosed process is particularly well suited for a refrigeration or other heat exchange system employing a plurality of refrigerants. The preferred refrigerants are carbon dioxide and a haloalkane boiling in the range of -40.degree.C. to +40.degree.C. The haloalkane, in a liquid state, should b ...


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Robert M Berler: Food holder accessory for food processor. February 17, 1981: US04250771 (36 worldwide citation)

An improved food holder accessory for use with conventional food processing units is provided. The holder, having a plurality of prongs for insertion into the food item to be processed, is adapted to be held in the hand at the other end and to be guided into the processor feed tube. The penetration ...