PROCESSING INSPECTORS' CALCULATIONS HANDBOOK

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March 18, 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page
Specifications i

Chapter
1 INTRODUCTION 1

  • Overview and Purpose 1
  • Background 2
  • Establishment Responsibilities 4
  • Inspection Responsibilities 4

2 CONVERSION TO PARTS PER MILLION (PPM) 6

3 CURING AGENT (NITRITE AND NITRATE) CALCULATIONS 1

  • Introduction 11
  • Nitrite Used in Cured, Comminuted Products 12
  • Nitrite Used in Cured, Pickled Products 19
  • Nitrite Used in Cured, Dry Products 24
  • Nitrite Used in Bacon 27
  • Nitrate Used in Cured, Comminuted, Pickled, and Dry Products 31
  • Nitrite and Nitrate Used Together in a Single Curing Method 32
  • Nitrite and Nitrate Used Together with More Than One Curing Method 33


4 CURE ACCELERATOR CALCULATIONS 34

  • Introduction 34
  • Cure Accelerator Limits 34
  • Cure Accelerators Used in Cured, Comminuted Products 35
  • Cure Accelerators Used in Cured, Pickled Products 36
  • Replacing Cure Accelerators with Citric Acid or Sodium Citrate 37

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