DID YOU KNOW? DTIC has over 3.5 million final reports on DoD funded research, development, test, and evaluation activities available to our registered users. Click HERE
to register or log in.
Effect of Freeze-Thaw Cycle on Meal, Ready-to-Eat, Individual, 1966 Prototype
Final technical rept.
ARMY NATICK LABS MA FOOD LAB
Pagination or Media Count:
The effect of freezing and thawing on the 1966 Prototype of the Meal, Ready-to-Eat, Individual, was studied to determine if there were changes in 39 food items in the ration. Using six controlled freezing and thawing cycles, it was found that there was little change in ratings due to freezing and thawing when compared to control samples stored at 40F. 4C.. A decline in quality of chicken a la king was noted after second cycle and after fourth cycle in beef stew.
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE