Microbiological quality of raw and cooked soul foods from processing plants
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Published by South Carolina State College in cooperation with Cooperative Research, USDA in Orangeburg, S.C .
Written in English


  • Food -- Microbiology.,
  • Food adulteration and inspection.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Adelle W. Stewart.
SeriesResearch bulletin ;, no. 30, Research bulletin (South Carolina State College) ;, no. 30.
ContributionsUnited States. Cooperative State Research Service., South Carolina State College.
LC ClassificationsQR115 .S68 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3003267M
LC Control Number84622493

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