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The LanguaL 2014™ Thesaurus  -  Systematic Display


 Updated 2015-01-20

 

Descriptor    PRESERVED BY REDUCING WATER ACTIVITY [J0145]
Scope note 
Description 
Preservation method that lowers the water activity (relative humidity) of a food product. This is accomplished by using mechanical dehydration equipment, by natural drying, by adding salt, sugar or other agents to the food or by surface drying during a refrigeration or freezing operation. This method of preservation may be used in conjunction with other preservation methods such as preservation by thermal processing.
 



 News
New release of the NZ Food Composition Database

2017-05-19
The 2017 release of the NZFCD products are now available on the NZFCD website.
 
FoodOn
A farm to fork ontology.

2017-02-02
FoodOn is a new ontology built to represent entities which bear a “food role”, currently based largely on LanguaL.
For more information,
see the FoodOn site.
 
Indian food composition tables 2017.

2017-02-01
The Indian food composition tables 2017 have been published. A PDF copy of the tables can be downloaded.
For more information see the Indian FCDB site.
 
FAO/INFOODS dataset on pulses published.

2017-01-31
The FAO/INFOODS Global food composition database for pulses – version 1.0 (uPulses1.0) has been published.
For more information, see the FAO/INFOODS website.