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Unformatted text preview: for a particular food? What parameters influence how much heat a product requires for adequate commercial sterilization? What is the intent of pasteurization? Use the data at the right to answer the questions below Calculate the total lethality (L) of a thermal process that consists of the following (see table), using PA-3679 as the indicator organism. Temperature Time (min) 220 2 230 4 240 8 242 9 245 10 immediate cooling If the product were canned garbanzo beans (pH 6.7), would this represent a legal thermal process? Temperature (F) D-value (min)...
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