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Louis D Caracciolo Jr, Mark Grace, William Kulik: Food processing method. BOC Group, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 9, 1999: US05879732 (29 worldwide citation)

Various food processing methods and a food processing system minimize microbial growth while an animal, such as a chicken, is processed into food. During processing, temperature of an animal carcass and atmosphere surrounding the carcass are controlled by spraying gases and a mixture of ozone and wa ...


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Thomas R Oakes, Timothy A Gutzmann, Cynthia Lee Ross, Bruce E Schmidt: Compositions and method for removal of oils and fats from food preparation surfaces. Ecolab, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, January 12, 1999: US05858941 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method of removing soils containing oils and fats from food processing surfaces. The method includes the steps of formulating a wash composition from a two-part concentrate. The concentrate first part includes a source of alkalinity and water. The concentrate second part includes ...


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Glenn Sandberg, David Hansen: Automatic sealing arrangement for weigh scale for food processing apparatus. Formax, The Law Office of Randall T Erickson P C, August 12, 2008: US07411137 (29 worldwide citation)

A sealing arrangement is provided for a product weigh scale for a food processing apparatus the weigh scale including a support for supporting a product, a member that carries the support, and a weight sensor that senses vertical load on the member. The sealing arrangement includes a seal surroundin ...


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David R Zittel: Industrial food processing machine. Lyco Manufacturing, Isaksen Lathrop Esch Hart & Clark, August 25, 1987: US04688476 (29 worldwide citation)

An industrial food processing machine which utilizes a closed environment to subject a food product flow to a continuous, controlled temperature treatment with water, and which provides access to its entire interior from both sides of the machine for the cleaning or maintenance thereof is disclosed ...


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Florian S Zabron, Mary E Marlette, Miles S Rothman, William D Hanrahan: Modular belting having antimicrobial characteristics and method of manufacture. Globe International, Hodgson Russ Andrews Woods & Goodyear, December 24, 1996: US05586643 (29 worldwide citation)

A conveyor belting comprising a plurality of like modules having a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent associated therewith, is described. The modules are of an integral molded construction and the antimicrobial agent is preferably a chlorinated phenoxy incorporated into the polymeric material compri ...


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Neal R Morris: Reusable closures for hermetically sealing containers. October 31, 1978: US04122964 (29 worldwide citation)

A semi-rigid, deflectable reusable lid in the shape of a disk and formed of a non-porous material is adapted to hermetically seal the open mouth of a container. The lid is positioned over the mouth of the container to be sealed and is retained in position by a threaded band. The inner lid surface ad ...


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Donald P Smith, Jarald E High, John R Norris: Heat transfer rate target module. Patentsmith II, Crutsinger & Booth, November 10, 1992: US05161889 (29 worldwide citation)

The invention is an apparatus and method for measuring the heat transfer and the rate of heat transfer in thermal exchange processes such as food processing, thermosetting of plastics, and freezing processes. The apparatus comprises a target module and a data recording module. The target module comp ...


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Sandra L Bull: Phosphate-free alkaline detergent for cleaning-in-place of food processing equipment. Ecolab, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 19, 1990: US04935065 (28 worldwide citation)

Aqueous alkaline cleaning concentrates and wash solutions are disclosed which comprise an alkali metal hydroxide, a water-conditioning acrylic polymer, an active chlorine source and a fatty or oily soil-dispersing amount of a low molecular weight aliphatic phosphonic acid containing at least two gro ...


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Ryuzo Ueno, Toshio Matsuda, Tatsuo Kanayama, Munemitsu Yamamoto, Ryoichi Hitotsuya: Aqueous sterilizing agent for foods or food processing machines and utensils. Kabushiki Kaisha Ueno Seiyaku Oyo Kenkyujo, Sherman and Shalloway, June 3, 1986: US04592892 (28 worldwide citation)

An aqueous sterilizing agent for foods or food processing machines and utensils, comprising an aqueous solution containing about 0.5 to 75% by weight ethanol, an alkali carbonate selected from the group consisting of sodium carbonate and potassium carbonate and a trialkali phosphate selected from th ...


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Raymond M G Boucher: Process for ultrasonic pasteurization. Biophysics Research & Consulting Corporation, Shoemaker and Mattare, July 8, 1980: US04211744 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for pasteurizing, decontaminating or disinfecting the surfaces of medical, dental, surgical, and food processing instruments or other objects in a liquid phase by placing said objects in hot water or a hot aqueous solution whose temperature is between about 48.degree. C. and 68.degree. C. w ...



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