Mitchell, Jerry L.; Farr, A. James; McMillin, Kenneth W.; Wells, John H.
Date Posted: 11/15/2000
Patent Status: issued
Patent Number: 5,352,467 Abstract:
A method is disclosed for enhancing the marketable characteristics for a given perishable product prior to or after the product has been placed in a gas-tight consumer-ready package. More specifically, the method of the present invention contemplates the use of one or more agents or mixtures thereof which are introduced into gas communication with a perishable meat product in a selected concentration based on a number of variables including moisture content, muscle type and surface area of said product.