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Food processing is essential to provide safe , high quality food for the public. This publication was created to provide simple, easy to understand science based information on food processing and how it can make foods safer. The goal is for the public to be more aware and accepting of food processing technologies that are used to make our food supply safe.
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
January 22, 2020