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Comparison of Manual and Automated Brine Systems for Blue Crab Meat Recovery [PDF]
Abstract: This study of two crab processors in North Carolina discusses the advantages and disadvantages of manual and automated brine systems.
Source: Bebout, Leslie; Green, David P.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/19/18665.pdf

Evaluation of Packaging Alternatives for Fresh and Pasteurized Crab Meat [PDF]
Abstract: This is a study of the impact of various packaging materials on the quality, shelf life, and safety of fresh and pasteurized crab meat. The effect of different containers, cook temperatures, and cook times on shelf life were examined.
Source: Gates, Keith; et al.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/19/18663.pdf

Optimization of a Brine Separation Tank [PDF]
Abstract: A study of Washington Crab Company, Washington, NC details the method of separating crab meat from shells, using the flotation process Modified Harris Machine.
Source: North Carolina State University
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/19/18694.pdf

Ozone Applications for Commercial Catfish Processing [PDF]
Abstract: A description of a study at Delta Pride Catfish in Indianola, Mississippi, which showed the success of replacing chlorine with ozone to achieve sanitation in catfish processing and improved shelf life.
Source: Brooks, Gladden; Pierce, Stephen
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01251.pdf

Pollution Prevention Opportunities in the Fish Processing Industry [PDF]
Abstract: This is a Northwest Industry Roundtable Report focusing on Alaska fisheries' goals for waste reduction, including increased processing efficiency, reduction of by-catch, marketable by-products, uses for fish residuals, etc…
Source: Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Research Center
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01130.pdf

Reduction in Waste Load from a Seafood Processing Plant [PDF]
Abstract: A P2 study of a North Carolina menhaden processor showed many opportunities for the reduction of water usage and lost fish material through recommended basic process changes.
Source: Carawan, Roy; et al.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/13/12933.pdf

Utilisation of Prawn Shell Waste
Abstract: This is a brief description, with photos, of Carapacics Ltd's operation to recover and process prawn/shrimp shell waste into chitin, which has many useful applications
Source: Healy, Michael
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/19/18053.htm

Water and Wastewater Management in Food Processing - Spinoff on Seafood Water and Wastewater Management [PDF]
Abstract: This 139-page guide discusses the management of water use and waste discharge in seafood processing, covering a whole range of legal, sanitary, environmental and energy issues.
Source: Carawan, Roy; et al.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01248.pdf


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