Canned Foods; How to Buy, How to Sell Statistical and Practical Information about the Canning Industry

Canned Foods; How to Buy, How to Sell Statistical and Practical Information about the Canning Industry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...done so much good, and Maryland's advance has been checked. The following requirements as to cut out weights are now nationally in force: ." (Government Bulletin No. 19, of date October 11, 1913.) Contents of Canned Oysters: For the information of oyster packers, we print the following letter, by permission of the Board of Food and Drugs Inspection of the Department of Agriculture: Mr. Frank E. Gorrell, National Canners' Association, Woodward Bldg., Washington, D. C. Dear Sir: An examination of samples from many of the packers of oysters put up during the season of 1912-13 shows that the weights of drained oyster meat "cut out" frequently fall below those agreed upon by the canners at the meeting of October 1, 1912, and accepted by the Board as satisfactory pending further investigation of the subject. This shortage, which amounts to 10 or 15 per cent. of the weights agreed upon, has been observed in cans of all sizes except the No. 1 tall and No. 2 tall, which are used exclusively for packing select and extra select oysters. Cans are sometimes found which contain more than the agreed weight, but this is exceptional. It is believed that this shortage in weight is not intentional, but is due rather to the fact that insufficient allowance has been made for loss in weight of oysters through processing; or, in cases where a gain in weight occurs, this gain has not been as great as was expected. By a somewhat closer attention to the question of loss or gain in processing, canners should have no difficulty in avoiding shortage in the packs prepared during the season of 1913-14. This notice is issued to inform the trade that, pending further investigation, the weights agreed upon by the canners at their meeting in Washington in October, more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 9781236577184