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

Investigators
Haff, Ronald
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2003
End date
2005
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
5325-44000-005-00D
Accession number
407471
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Food Defense and Integrity
Legislation and Regulations