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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 *****  NONE  *****
 
   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
   
   ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ  ÿ * USDA Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539
   (rev. 1994) * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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