Do your canned foods pass this test?

Yield: 1 Text

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OVERALL APPEARANCE

* Good proportion of solid to liquid * Full pack with proper headspace * Liquid just covering solid.

* Free of air bubbles.

* Free of imperfections - stems, cores, seeds * Good seals

* Practical pack that is done quickly and easily FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

* Pieces uniform in size and shape * Characteristic, uniform color * Shape retained - not broken or mushy * Proper maturity

LIQUID OR SYRUP

* Clear and free from sediment

======================================================= === * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539 (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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