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FOOD SCIENCE 4010--Lecture 27 Waste management PRINCIPLES: Water treatment in the plant is critical as water plays many important roles in the food industry. The most widely used method for water treatment is chlorination. Biological Oxygen Demand is an important measure for assessing wastewater contamination. Food plant sanitation is a responsibility of the Quality Department. There is a major push in the food industry to go green. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: 1. What are responsible for the production of solid wastes and liquid effluents in food
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Unformatted text preview: processing facilities? 2. How do the processing wastes differ between the dairy, beef and vegetable industries? How do these differences affect the way the waste is treated? 3. Who generally treats processing effluents? On what does the cost depend? What types of compounds have the biggest polluting potential? 4. What are ways to reduce processing wastes? 5. What are the options to putting solid wastes in landfills?...
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