Accession Number : AD0449569


Title :   STUDY OF THE STORAGE STABILITY OF CONTAINERS AND FOOD PROCURED FOR THE CIVIL DEFENSE SHELTER PROGRAM


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 2, 21 June 1963-20 June 1964


Corporate Author : GEORGIA EXPERIMENT STATION EXPERIMENT


Personal Author(s) : Woodroof, J G ; Cecil, S R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/449569.pdf


Report Date : 20 Jun 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 72


Abstract : Progress is reported on storage of: (1) 2 production contract lots of bulgur wafers and 1 of survival crackers for 6 + 12 months, (2) 2 lots of survival biscuits for 12 months, (3) 3 lots of crackers and 2 of biscuits for 12 + 18 months, including (a) bursting strength, moisture, and general condition of V3c fiberboard cases, (b) corrosion, coating defects, leaking, and headspace oxygen of 2 1/2-gal. and 5-gal. metal cans, and (c) wrapper and product damage, color, fracture strength, moisture, peroxide values, free fatty acids, sensory quality and hedonic ratings of the food. Initial examination of 3 lots of Carbohydrate Supplement is also reported. Storage conditions were 100 F/80% r. h., 100/57%, 70/80%, 70/57%, 40/57%, and 0.


Descriptors :   *CONTAINERS , *STORAGE , *FOOD PRESERVATION , CIVIL DEFENSE , FOOD , PRESERVATION , SHELTERS


Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
      Civil Defense


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE