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SORTING AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS FOR DEFECTS AND INCLUSIONS USING IMAGING AND PHYSICAL METHODS

Investigators
Pearson, Tom
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
1998
End date
2003
Objective
Develop sorters and physical or chemical methods to detect and remove defective, contaminated or otherwise undesirable product from agricultural project streams; to improve the quality of fresh or packaged foods, to remove unwanted transmission of materials deleterious to agriculture or health and/or improve the competitive position of U.S. product in international trade. Such sorters will be in support of U.S. government action agencies and the U.S. food industry.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5325-44000-004-00D
Accession number
402352
Categories
Food Defense and Integrity
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Legislation and Regulations