Rapid Impediometric Method to Determine Crustacean Food Freshness

  • Lori N. Cotton
  • Douglas L. Marshall


Ensuring the quality of seafood is essential to maintain current markets and to increase consumption by consumers. Processors, retailers, and regulators of seafood products need rapid, reliable tests that indicate prior storage temperature histories of raw seafood materials in order to guarantee quality and safety of their products. Improper storage temperatures are responsible for deterioration of most seafood products 1,2.


Storage Time Blue Crab Microbial Count Refrigerate Storage Test Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lori N. Cotton
    • 1
  • Douglas L. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Food Science and Technology Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment StationMississippi State UniversityMississippiUSA

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