Accession Number:

AD0640823

Title:

STORAGE STABILITY OF CIVIL DEFENSE SHELTER RATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. no. 4, 21 Jun 1965-20 Jun 1966

Corporate Author:

GEORGIA EXPERIMENT STATION EXPERIMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

Progress is reported on storage of 1 4 lots of survival crackers, 4 lots of survival biscuits, and 2 lots of bulgur wafers for 36 months, and 2 3 lots of carbohydrate supplement for 18 and 24 months, at 100F80 r.h., 10057, 7080, 7057, 4057, and 0F. Two special cases of biscuits from approximately 42 months storage in a GSA common storage warehouse are also reported on. Data include a bursting strength, moisture, and general condition of V3c fiberboard cases, b corrosion, coating defects, and leakage of 2 12-gal. and 5-gal. metal cans, c general package and product condition, d residual oxygen, fracture strength, moisture, peroxides, and free fatty acids of the wheat products, e moisture, pH, and sugars of the supplements, and f color, sensory quality and hedonic ratings for all products.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE