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SORTING AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS FOR DEFECTS USING IMAGING AND PHYSICAL METHODS

Investigators
Haff, Ronald
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2005
End date
2010
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. project 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
5325-44000-007-00D
Accession number
409479
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Legislation and Regulations
Food Defense and Integrity
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens