lec_25 - 2 What products require normal seals What are the...

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FOOD SCIENCE 4010--Lecture 25 Filling and Sealing of Containers PRINCIPLES: Container filling is carefully controlled by weight. Seam evaluation is a critical test in canned products. Minimally processed foods require sophisticated packaging systems. Tamper-resistant packaging is important in protecting the consumer. Metal detection is a critical control point. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: 1. Why is headspace essential in canned products?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. What products require normal seals? What are the advantages and disadvantages of these types of seals? 3. How does horizontal form-fill-seal equipment work? 4. What is the vacuum-skin system for MAP? What types of products use this system? 5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of thermosenstive labels and stretchable inks? Would either of these be appropriate for the products manufactured by Whistlestop Foods?...
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  • Spring '11
  • Shewfelt
  • critical control point, minimally processed foods, Whistlestop Foods, horizontal form-fill-seal equipment, sophisticated packaging systems

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