cryogenic freezing


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cryogenic freezing

[‚krī·ə′jen·ik ′frēz·iŋ]
(food engineering)
A freezing technique for preserving shrimp and other foods that are high-priced or have low moisture content by spraying them with liquid nitrogen as they pass through a tunnel on a conveyor belt.
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Advances in technology mean techniques such as rapid cryogenic freezing and oscillating conveyor belts (the latter greatly enhances the Individual Quick Freezing--or IQF--of individual fruits and berries) are now within the reach of all food producers.
In the United Kingdom, the case has brought up serious discussions about regulating cryogenic freezing, specifically because it is not addressed in the country's Human Tissue Authority, a government agency created by an act of the same name in 2004 that regulates the preservation of sperm and embryos.
He said there was no question that cryogenic freezing - the process of preserving a dead body with liquid nitrogen - does work.
Europe, and Asia, the company can test a customers product on commercial-scale equipment to determine the feasibility of using cryogenic freezing or chilling for their specific process.
Prior to joining Aeroglide, Tom served as both Marketing and Product Manager for the Food Division of BOC Gases in Murray Hill, NJ, where he was responsible for marketing and business development for cryogenic freezing, chilling and gas packaging systems for the food industry.
Cryogenic freezing is used to produce high-quality foods, including meat and seafood products.
In the past, cryogenic freezing has only really been viable for major scale food producers with large production lines, but the simplicity of the new range and its compact size means its suitable for even the smallest sites.
Centrifugation, cryogenic freezing, refrigeration, manual handling and a change in temperature exposure are some examples of the required performance of the label.
The scientists also discovered that meat subjected to high-speed cryogenic freezing used on 10 per cent of frozen-food products in the UK - was more resistant to penetration by bacteria.
The Freshline MP tunnel liquid nitrogen freezer, recently introduced at the International Boston Seafood Show, is the latest advance in cryogenic freezing from Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA-based Air Products.
As the sole survivor of a cryogenic freezing experiment designed to preserve the cream of the human crop before an impending asteroid hits Earth, you emerge as the sole survivor from your subterranean retreat many years later to find a world in tatters.
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