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Food or edible material: processes, compositions, and products June archived by invention type 06/08Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/26/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080152755 - Bypass protection for protein and starch in animal feed: To increase the efficiency of utilizing protein, lipid and starch by ruminants, feed and urea-formaldehyde polymer are mixed in quantities suitable for a crosslinking reaction. The mixture is heated at a temperature, moisture content and time sufficient to covalently bond the urea-formaldehyde polymer with the proteins and starches to thereby... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20080152754 - Selective feeding of starch to increase milk production in ruminants: The present invention includes a method for improving milk production in a ruminant. An amount of ruminally digestible starch in relation to the dry matter of a feed is manipulated to include a first selected ratio of ruminally digestible starch in relation to the dry matter of the feed which... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.a.
20080152756 - Non-contact printed comestible products and apparatus and method for producing same: The present disclosure provides an apparatus and method for packaging a non-contact printed edible substrate as well as the resultant packaged product. The packaging apparatus may include a non-contact printer, a carrier, and a package located at a discharge position. The carrier may be constructed and arranged to transport the... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP
20080152757 - Method of making fresh cheese with enhanced microbiological safety: Described herein is a high moisture, high pH fresh cheese having enhanced microbial food safety and methods of making the high moisture, high pH fresh cheese. Enhanced microbial food safety is achieved by using the combination of a low acid, high antimicrobial producing starter culture with food grade antimicrobial agents.... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080152758 - Refrigerated dough with enhanced microbiological safety: The invention is directed to an antimicrobial broth composition, which may be incorporated into a dough or dough-based product to impart enhanced microbiological safety. The invention further discloses a method of preparing a cultured glucose-yeast extract broth and a method of incorporating same into a refrigerated dough formula to enhance... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080152759 - Fresh dairy products with improved microbial stability: Highly antimicrobial dairy products, and especially highly antimicrobial fresh cheese products, that are resistant to growth of both Gram positive and Gram negative pathogens are provided. Remarkably, these products are resistant to all five major pathogens that commonly present contamination problems in fresh cheese. The products are prepared by acidifying... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080152760 - Grain-based powder: A beverage composition comprising dry grain-based powder derived from a cereal mixture. The cereal mixture was cooked during manufacture without enzymes. When mixed with liquid, the dry grain-based powder forms a stable solution with little or no sedimentation for a sufficient duration of time for consumption.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. And Attorneys For Client No. 006943
20080152761 - Packaging of food products with pullulan films: An edible article comprises a food product and a film that encloses the food product. In one embodiment, the film comprises a major amount of pullulan on a dry solids basis, and a minor amount of at least two of glycerol, propylene glycol, sorbitol, and polyethylene glycol. In another embodiment,... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20080152763 - Food products having caffeine incorporated therein: The invention provides food products having additives useful for providing a desired effect, such a stimulating effect. In one embodiment, the invention is directed to a food product having an additive amount of caffeine incorporated therein. In specific embodiments, the food product is a doughnut, a bagel, or a breakfast... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20080152764 - Particulate composition comprising calcium lactate and calcium citrate microparticles: The invention pertains to a particulate composition comprising calcium lactate and calcium citrate microparticles having an average diameter from 0.1 μm to 20 μm, wherein the composition is in the form of particles with an average diameter from 25 μm to 1 mm, wherein the ratio by weight of calcium... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080152765 - Coated granular formulations: A granular formulation is described, said formulation being based on granules formed by an inner core essentially consisting of at least one pure active component, mixtures of active components or mixtures thereof with suitable inert excipients or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof in an amount of between 50% and 90% by... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20080152766 - Candy product and method of making same: A body (60) of hard candy is formed on a tubular stem (32) that extends from a reservoir/handle (12) in which an edible fluid (72) is contained. The outer end (36) of the tubular passageway (32) is open. A cover (70) is provided. It has an open end (71) which... Agent: Delbert J. Barnard
20080152767 - Packaging machine: A packaging machine for producing packs from packagings filled with items, by means of which the shelf life of items that need to breathe can be improved is proposed. This is achieved according to the invention by means for influencing the atmosphere in the space inside the packs (26) in... Agent: William D. Breneman, Esq. Breneman & Georges
20080152768 - Disposable cup containing dry beverage food or medicament ingredients in liquid permeable bag heat welded to its inner surface: The bag is fashioned with a seam along one side and at least a small portion or spot of that seam line is vacuum welded at a temperature between 100° C. and 200° C. and a frequency of about 20,000 kilohertz to the bottom of the cup form a permanent... Agent: Mary Helen Sears And M.h.sears Law Firm Chartered
20080152769 - Fast setting icing: This invention provides compositions for flat icings. The compositions comprises a gum system comprising Gum Arabic, carboxymethylcellulose and optionally, Gellan gum. The composition can be used as a flat icing for baked products such as doughnuts. Also provided is a method for using the composition as a flat icing and... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building
20080152770 - Method for decontaminating grains: The invention concerns a method for decontaminating berries, in particular wheat berries, by contacting the berries with a decontaminating solution, characterized in that the solution comprises at least one decontaminating agent selected among the group consisting of acetic acid, propionic acid, their precursors and mixtures thereof.... Agent: Jacobson Holman Pllc
20080152771 - Method for producing a sensory-stimulating effect: The present invention relates to a method for producing a sensory stimulating effect upon the opening of a vessel containing a nutritional or dietary supplement. The sensory stimulating effect occurs each time the vessel is opened and without shaking or disturbance of the vessel prior to said opening. At least... Agent: Torys LLP
20080152772 - Thermoformable packaging material exhibiting shrinking properties: Themoformable multilayer film having a longitudinal and transversal thermoshrinkability equal to or greater than 20%, which thermoshrinkability is not substantially influenced by thermoforming, and devices for producing packages from the thermoformable multilayer film.... Agent: Norris, Mclaughlin & Marcus, P.a.
20080152773 - Apparatus, system, and method for steeping: An apparatus for handling a substance to be steeped includes a clip, a tray and a connector attaching the clip to the tray. The substance to be steeped, or pouch containing such substance, is attached to the clip and placed into a vessel, with the connector supported by the rim... Agent: Jenner & Block, LLP
20080152774 - Pet food composition containing semi-refined gelling agent: A pet food composition containing chunks and a clear gellified sauce or base, said composition being obtainable by: i) incorporating at least one semi-refined gelling agent and/or semi-refined gelling biopolymer blend, in a mixture comprising meat and meat by-products, said mixture being used for the manufacture of the chunks; ii)... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP
20080152775 - Inactivation of food spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms by dynamic high pressure: The present invention relates to a process using dynamic high-pressure for inactivation of food pathogens. Liquid food are treated by dynamic-high-pressure at 1 to 5 kbars with at least one recirculation depending on the needs. The pasteurization process is performed at relatively cold temperature ranging from 4° C. to 55°... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080152776 - Integrated process for the preparation of a food product based on homemade ice-cream and/or \"semifreddo\" combined with drinks: According to the invention, the process envisages a phase d) in which the single-dose portion of ice-cream coming from phase c) is extruded into the final container, and a further phase e) for the addition of a drink to be poured onto the product portioned in the final container, coming... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.c.
20080152777 - Instant acidified milk beverages: The invention relates to instant acidified milk beverages and methods for producing such instant acidified milk beverages. More specifically, the present invention provides a powdered composition which can be added to a milk product with minimal mixing to produce an instant acidified milk beverage having a smooth texture.... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080152778 - Method of producing a beverage, a beverage, and a device for producing a beverage: Disclosed herein is a method of producing a beverage comprising filtration sterilizing an untreated liquid to yield a filtration sterilized permeable constituent and an impermeable constituent, heating and disinfecting the impermeable constituent, and mixing the heat disinfected impermeable constituent with the filtration sterilized permeable constituent. Also disclosed herein is a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080152779 - Instant product: The invention relates to shaped instant pieces which are suitable for producing an instant food or instant drug, in particular an instant drink, which is produced from an instant composition, and to processes for producing the shaped instant pieces of an instant composition.... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20080152780 - Method for detecting gluten: Provided is a mAb-based method for the detection of T cell stimulatory epitopes known to be involved in CD. The method has many advantages compared to the existing methods for the detection of gluten since it is the first method that can; (i) detect T cell stimulatory epitopes of gluten;... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20080152781 - Wheat materials and related methods: Described are methods of treating wheat materials, including reducing the amount of active enzymes in a wheat material by treating with steam; as well as wheat flour, dough, and other compositions and food ingredients prepared from the treated wheat material.... Agent: General Mills, Inc.
20080152782 - Waste treatment process: The present invention succeeds to effectively deal with the problems associated with the treatment of the liquid waste (ie. “katsigaros” liquid waste) generated during the production of olive oil in traditional 3-phase olive mills. The method of the present invention may be used to effectively treat and manage the aforementioned... Agent: Mathews, Shepherd, Mckay, & Bruneau, P.a.06/19/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080145476 - Method and feed for enhancing ruminant animal nutrition: A method for feeding a ruminant animal a feed ration for enhancing its milk production stability across a multiple-stage lactation cycle is provided according to the invention. The feed ration should contain: at least one primary forge source selected from the group consisting of brown midrib corn silage, dual-purpose corn... Agent: Moss & Barnett P.a.
20080145475 - Use of dpa(n-6) oils in infant formula: Infant formula compositions containing docosapentaenoic acid n-6 (“DPA(n-6)”) and other polyunsaturated fatty acids and methods for their preparation and use are provided.... Agent: Sheridan Ross Pc
20080145477 - Chewing gum with delayed release modifier: A chewing gum comprises a primary chewing gum composition comprising gum base, a sweetener and a flavoring agent and a food acceptable delayed-release modification agent. The delayed-release modification agent reacts with the primary chewing gum composition after a chewed cud of the gum composition is formed, causing the primary gum... Agent: Wrigley & Dreyfus 28455 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20080145478 - Method and apparatus for processing vegetable products: A method for processing, in a container, a vegetable product containing a solid part suspended in a liquid part, comprises controlling the pressure of a gas in said container for modifying the specific weight of said solid part, so as to prevent said solid part from floating on said liquid... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080145479 - Wine fermentation vessel with lees containment apparatus: There is provided a fermentation apparatus that allows the separation of a wine, beer or other brewed or fermented beverage from its lees using a single container. The vessel can be used in wine making operation and is constructed so that the lees that settle out during fermentation may be... Agent: Brown, Rudnick, Berlack & Israels, LLP.
20080145480 - Preparation of dough-based product: A xylanase from Bacillus halodurans can increase the shelf life of baked products. More specifically, the xylanase in combination with a maltogenic amylase further improves the softness of bread crumb without having detrimental effects on elasticity.... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20080145481 - Direct inoculation method using frozen concentrated cultures and associated device: A device for the continuous dosage of frozen starter cultures into a liquid fermentation medium is provided. The device comprises a fermentation unit and a container for the thawing of the starter cultures. It further comprises means of retaining the frozen cultures inside the thawing container while allowing the culture... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080145482 - Black soybean hull extract, method for obtaining, and use thereof: Methods for preparing black soybean hull extracts and uses thereof. The methods can comprise: (1) extracting crushed black soybean hull with aqueous solution containing enzyme and filtering the extracted liquid; (2) ultrafiltration of the extract liquid with an ultrafiltration membrane; (3) absorbing the ultrafiltration liquid with an absorption resin or... Agent: Fish & Richardson, Pc
20080145483 - Extruded legumes: An extrusion process for producing a uniform and highly expanded food product is disclosed. The uniform expansion ratio possessed by the extruded product provides a consistent texture and has application in a wide variety of food consumables, ranging from snacks to breakfast cereals.... Agent: Usda-ars-office Of Technology Transfer Patent Advisors Office
20080145484 - Food marking tag: A removable, reusable food marking tag includes: (a) a head portion including a marking on an upper surface of the head portion; and (b) a spike portion including a substantially solid shaft and a plurality of projections projecting from the shaft, the shaft extending in a generally downward direction from... Agent: Leslie Michelle Haywood
20080145485 - Rolled pet treat and process for making same: A pet treat includes an outer layer of meat and an inner layer of rawhide that has been flavored with meat. An intermediate layer of glutin is formed during the manufacturing process and affixes the outer layer of meat to the inner layer of rawhide. The manufacturing process involves freezing... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080145486 - Water continuous frying composition: Water-continuous composition comprising 75 to 90 wt % liquid oil, comprising 0.05 to 5 wt. % of a porous powderous vegetable matter made from nuts, seeds, beans kernels, pits and cellulose having a volume weighted mean particle diameter (d4,3) not exceeding 0.5 mm.... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080145487 - Water continuous frying composition: Water-continuous composition comprising 10 to 90 wt % of liquid oil and 0.05-5 wt. % of a porous powderous vegetable matter made from nuts, seeds, beans kernels, pits and cellulose having a volume weighted mean particle diameter (d4,3) not exceeding 0.5 mm.... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080145488 - Packaged stabilized foodstuff: A method of packaging and stabilizing a foodstuff comprising the steps of forming a package comprising a peelable seal in a region of the package and filling the package with the foodstuff; followed by treating the package at ultra high pressure to stabilize the foodstuff in the package without rupturing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20080145489 - Square cone packaging for frozen confectionaries: A package for an edible, frozen confectionary. The package includes a sleeve having a closed end, a first conical portion adjacent the closed end and a second portion that is not conical positioned adjacent the first conical portion opposite the closed end, wherein the second portion forms an opening of... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20080145490 - Unfoldable laminar tub for the packaging, cooking and delivery of popcorn: This invention relates to the field of receptacles for the carriage and cooking of food. More particularly, this invention refers to an unfoldable laminar tub for the packaging, cooking and delivery of popcorn, which being capable of being spread and assembled is useful for the packaging and carriage of corn... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20080145491 - Device and method for the thermal treatment of unshelled eggs: The invention is relating to device for the controlled heating and cooling and conservation of eggs (18) that is provided with an oven space (13) with a carrier plate (7) with holders for the positioning of the eggs (18) substantially upright and a spray device (12) for the cooling of... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.l.p.
20080145492 - Noni juice composition and process therefor: An improved process for providing a therapeutic juice composition is provided employing infrared heating. The infrared heating is generated by catalyzing natural gas or propane with an enhanced platinum catalyst.... Agent: Lawrence M. Logsdon Tropical Functional Labs
20080145493 - Pearlescent pigment compositions and methods for making and using the same: A method of imparting pearlescence to a food product that includes applying a ready-to-use dispersion to a food product using confectionery panning, where the ready-to-use dispersion includes a pearlescent pigment, a cellulose derivative in an amount sufficient to enhance viscosity of the dispersion and impart a barrier coat to the... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20080145495 - System and method for conditioning food product: A system and method for conditioning food product is disclosed. The method comprises providing a grill treatment to the food product; packaging the food product; and heating the packaged food product (e.g., partially or fully cooking the food product in its package). The system comprises an apparatus configured to apply... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20080145496 - Composition to preserve food: The composition to preserve food is a mixture of colloidal minerals, including colloidal silver, colloidal gold and colloidal titanium. The composition of ultramicroscopic particles is suspended in water, forming a solution. The solution is used for preserving perishable foods, such as fruits and vegetables, by submerging each food item in... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.
20080145497 - Food ingredients with reduced sourness at low ph: Described herein are organic acid reduced food ingredients and methods of making organic acid reduced food ingredients having a less sour taste and better organoleptic properties at low pH than conventional food ingredients with higher total organic acid content. Reduced sourness of the food ingredients of the present invention may... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080145498 - Texture and shape control process for acidified food products: An acidified food composition includes a cheese component, a condensed phosphate emulsifying system, and one or more additional additives that are different than the condensed phosphate emulsifying system. A method for forming the acidified food compositions is also provided.... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.c.
20080145499 - Method for treating fruit or vegetables with phosphorous ions and corresponding compositions: The present application relates to a new method for treating fruit or vegetables comprising the use of hot phosphorous acid (PA) as well as PA-based combinations and corresponding kits.... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.
20080145500 - Sintered metal fiber medium: A sintered metal fiber medium as subject of the invention comprises at least a first metal fiber layer providing a first outer surface to the sintered metal fiber medium. The first metal fiber layer comprises metal fibers with an equivalent diameter D1. The medium has a mean flow pore size... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080145501 - Acidic sweetener and methods of use thereof: An acidic sweetener is provided that is a single additive effective to provide both sweetness and acidity to a food item or other comestible. Preferably, the acidic sweetener has a low glycemic index value to generally improve the nutritional profile of the comestible to which it is added. A method... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20080145502 - Method for the enrichment and supplementation of olive oils with organic antioxidants, product obtained thereby and system for implementing said method: The product is enriched and supplemented with natural extracts and organic additives comprising organic antioxidants consisting of fractions of biophenols of vegetable origin, preferably different from those existing naturally in olive oil, by means of the anhydrification of the natural extracts and their solubilization in glycerol water in proportions of... Agent: Mcglew & Tuttle, Pc
20080145503 - Fried nut snack chip: The present invention discloses formulations for fried nut-based snack chips that have a hearty, crunchy, blistered texture. Ingredient formula ranges and processing steps are disclosed that provide improved dough sheet integrity during processing, and improved flavor, texture, appearance and structural integrity of the fried snack chip. The dry ingredients are... Agent: Colin P. Cahoon Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
20080145504 - Aerated confection containing particulate material and method of making same: An aerated confection containing particulate material and method for making the same is disclosed. The method allows the incorporation of particulate material at a level of from 1 to 50.0% by weight based on the total weight of the aerated confection. The aerated confection preferably includes hexametaphosphate as a gel-stiffening... Agent: Dickinson Wright Pllc
20080145505 - High performance gellan gums and methods for production thereof: The invention relates to high performance gellan gum compositions having a 0.1% curdmeter gel strength of at least about 117 g/cm2, i.e. from about 117 g/cm2 to about 400 g/cm2. The high performance gellan gums have a low acyl content but an increased molecular weight. One embodiment of the invention... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20080145506 - Food compositions and products containing balanced ratio of essential fatty acids: The invention discloses food products and compositions containing a fat content, wherein the fat content has been enriched, supplemented, and/or substituted, partially or totally, with a pre-determined balanced ratio of an omega 6 and an omega 3 essential fatty acid.... Agent: Law Offices Of Khalilian Sira, Llc
20080145507 - Alcoholic beverage enriched with 1h216o: The present invention relates to production of alcoholic beverage enriched with 1H216O in comparison with typical alcoholic beverage. This is provided by addition to alcoholic beverage highly pure light water comprising H216O from about 99.76% to about 99.99% by weight of water. The addition of highly pure light water to... Agent: Notaro And Michalos
20080145508 - Alcoholic beverage mixture: An alcoholic beverage mixture consisting essentially of pre-selected amounts of apple cider, apple juice, a sweetening agent, cinnamon and an alcoholic agent.... Agent: James Ray & Associates
20080145509 - Corn prepared for cooking without the use of fat matter and process for producing said corn: This invention relates to the feeding field as well as industrial processes for obtaining food. More particularly, this invention refers to corn prepared for cooking without the use of fat matter and having one or more sugars selected from a certain group, which allows it to be cooked—mainly in a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20080145510 - Lactobacillus-fermented food containing tofu puree: i
20080145511 - Soy protein products having reduced off-flavor and processes for making the same: Novel processes for the production of soy protein products, such as soy protein isolates and soy protein flour, having reduced off-flavors are disclosed. One process includes a three step process including extraction utilizing a mixture comprising supercritical carbon dioxide and an organic solvent. The soy protein isolates produced by the... Agent: Solae, Llc
20080145512 - Collapsible and disposable chafing stand: A collapsible and disposable food chafing stand may be formed of any suitable fibrous material such as corrugated cardboard or any other suitable paper product. The chafing stand may be folded flat for transportation and storage and opened for use. In use the chafing stand secures one or more heat... Agent: Crockett & Crockett06/12/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080138461 - Lactobacillus buchneri strain ln1297 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage: A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising Lactobacillus buchneri, LN1297, or the antimicrobial components produced thereby. The strain of Lactobacillus buchneri disclosed in... Agent: Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20080138462 - Lactobacillus buchneri strain ln5665 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage: A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising Lactobacillus buchneri, LN5665, or the antimicrobial components produced thereby. The strain of Lactobacillus buchneri disclosed in... Agent: Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20080138463 - Lactobacillus buchneri strain ln5689 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage: A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising Lactobacillus buchneri, LN5689, or the antimicrobial components produced thereby. The strain of Lactobacillus buchneri disclosed in... Agent: Pioneer Hi-bred International, Inc.
20080138464 - Nutritionally complete pet food and method of feeding and manufacturing same: The present invention is directed to a nutritionally complete and preferably balanced, shelf stable pet food product, a method of feeding the pet food product to an animal and a process of manufacturing that pet food product. The method of feeding an animal includes the step of feeding a preferred... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20080138465 - Degradable chewing gum: The present invention provides gum base compositions and chewing gum compositions having non stick or reduced-stick properties and/or increased degradability. Methods of preparing the gum base and chewing gum compositions, as well as methods of use, are provided.... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20080138466 - Process for producing processed barley as raw material for brewing, processed barley as raw material for brewing, process for producing wort, process for producing malt-derived alcoholic beverage, and method of improving real degree of fermentation of mal: A process for producing processed barley for use as a raw material for brewing, which includes a step in which pulverized barley suspended in water is heated to make the pulverized barley pasty.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080138468 - Chrome-free fermentation products and preparing process thereof: The present invention relates to chrome-free fermentation products, which are obtained by the fermentation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The fermentation products of the invention may effectively control the level of blood sugar, and useful to improve the normal metabolism of glucose and increase glucose tolerance when administered to non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDD)... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, Pllc
20080138467 - Method for producing y-aminobutyric-acid-containing food and yeast having high ability to produce y-aminobutric acid: The present invention relates to a method for producing a γ-aminobutyric-acid-containing food, comprising causing a yeast or a treated product thereof, which has the ability to produce γ-aminobutyric acid in the presence of a sugar or a metabolic intermediate of sugar metabolism through a fermentation reaction, to act on a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080138469 - Novel vitamin d2 yeast preparation, a method for producing the same, and the use thereof: The present invention relates to novel yeast. More specifically, a novel yeast that is enriched for Vitamin D. In one aspect, the invention comprises a yeast that retains its gassing power after UV irradiation and that can be used to produce breads and other baked products with significant levels of... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20080138470 - Non-alcoholic beverage enriched with 1h216o: The present invention relates to production of non-alcoholic beverage enriched with 1H216O in comparison with typical non-alcoholic beverage composition. This is provided by addition to alcoholic beverage highly pure light water comprising 1H216O from about 99.76% to about 99.99% by weight of water, while the content of 1H216O in typical... Agent: Notaro And Michalos
20080138471 - L-theanine based chocolate confection: A confection disclosed herein that includes an outer chocolate layer that enrobes a flavored paste center containing L-Theanine. The flavored paste center contains a fruit paste, enriched natural fruit and dairy flavorings, non-dutched cocoa powder, and a non insulin inducing sugar, such as xylitol or a combination of erithrytol and... Agent: Dean A. Craine
20080138472 - High fiber rotary molded cookies containing inulin and resistant starch: High fiber cookies containing inulin are produced using rotary molding to achieve a variety of shapes while avoiding inulin lumping and excessive dough stickiness and mold release problems by replacing a substantial portion of the inulin with a resistant starch. The rotary molded cookies have a fiber content derived from... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080138473 - Dual-ovenable food packaging: A method for cooking a food item may comprise the steps: (a) disposing a food item in a heat-resistant tray; (b) overwrapping the tray and food item with a plastic film; (c) vacuum sealing the plastic film around the heat-resistant tray and food item to create a sealed packaging; and... Agent: Suiter Swantz Pc Llo
20080138474 - Heatable package with multi-purpose valve and method of manufacture: A package for a product having a multi-purpose valve includes a valve having a tubular body that defines a recess between open and closed ends, and the closed end includes an aperture for venting a pressurized gases therethrough. A retaining member operative for snap-fit engagement with the tubular body is... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20080138475 - Method of establishing the integrity of a product located in a container: To establish the integrity of a product located in a container a given feature of the product in the container is determined by means of a first measurement method in which a first physical property of the product is ascertained, the given feature is additionally ascertained at least directly or... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20080138476 - Preparation method of retort roast chestnuts using far infrared ray thawing: The present invention related to a preparing method of retort roast chestnuts using far infrared ray thawing, more particularly a preparing method characterized in that it comprises a step of ageing a harvested chestnuts by storing in the state of refrigeration to increase sugar content; roasting said aged chestnuts at... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080138477 - Food storage and serving device: A reusable kit for managing multiple different foodstuffs (although adaptable to common foodstuffs or other categories of items) for storing, or presenting separately when serving. The kit is comprised of a plurality of bins and bins lids, a base holding container and a plurality of indicators. The indicators having indicia... Agent: Rebecca Mular
20080138478 - Vacuum packaging of a meat product using a film having a carbon dioxide scavenger: A package includes a vacuumized bag made from a film including an outer layer including an olefin polymer or copolymer, an inner layer including an olefin polymer or copolymer, an oxygen barrier layer, disposed between the outer and inner layer, including a polymer or copolymer having an oxygen permeability of... Agent: Mark B. Quatt Sealed Air Corporation
20080138480 - Process for making a healthy snack food: The present invention is directed towards a method for making a healthy snack food having an appearance and taste similar to conventional fried snack products without the use of an oil-frying process. The method of the present invention includes the steps of providing food slices from a starch-based food or... Agent: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
20080138481 - Methods of reducing reactive carbonyl species: Methods for reducing the concentration of reactive carbonyl species, for example, in thermally processed foods, including beverages, are provided herein.... Agent: Jones Day
20080138482 - Use of new campholenic derivatives as fragrant ingredients in perfumery and flavouring: Wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 represent, each independently, a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched C1-C5 alkyl or C2-C5 alkenyl group, Y represents a CN, a C(O)R6 or a CR6(ORα) (ORβ) group, wherein R6 represents a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched C1-C5 alkyl or C2-C5... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080138483 - Animal feed composition for increased bioactivity and production of glutathione peroxidase and superoxide dismutase: A serving of a food product for consumption by animals includes carotenoids, methionine, animal flesh, N-acetyl-cysteine, and sodium selenate.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.c.
20080138484 - Starchy food material or starchy food: The texture of a starchy food (for example, biscuits, cookies, cakes, breads, cream puffs, coated and fried foods, snack foods, wheat noodles, Chinese noodles, etc.) is highly improved by using soybean protein in a smaller amount than in the conventional methods. The effect of improving the food texture somewhat varies... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.
20080138485 - Snack chip containing buckwheat hulls: A multi-grain chip having buckwheat hull inclusion of a specific particle size. The buckwheat hull component of the chip provides a visual indication of the multi-grain characteristics of the chip. The particle size of the buckwheat hulls is specified in order to compliment production of the chip on existing corn... Agent: Colin P. Cahoon Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
20080138486 - Particulate frozen food product: Particulate frozen food products exhibiting properties that allow the particles to remain free-flowing when stored in a typical retail grocery or home freezing environment are disclosed. Preferred embodiments include dairy-based products.... Agent: Stockwell & Smedley, Psc
20080138487 - Particulate frozen food product: Particulate frozen food products exhibiting properties that allow the particles to remain free-flowing when stored in a typical retail grocery or home freezing environment are disclosed. Preferred embodiments include dairy-based products.... Agent: Stockwell & Smedley, Psc
20080138488 - Powdered plant sterol ester-containing preparations, method for preparing the same and foods and drinks containing the same: This invention provides a preparation of a powdered plant sterol ester which comprises a plant sterol ester, an octenyl succinate-modified starch and an indigestible dextrin. The preparation can be prepared by a method comprising the steps of emulsifying a plant sterol ester in an aqueous solution containing an octenyl succinate-modified... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080138489 - Processed tea leaf product obtained by extrusion: Tea leaves are processed with an extruder at a temperature of 80 to 150° C. and under a pressure of 0.2 to 30 MPa for 5 to 600 sec while supplying 1 to 100 parts by weight, per 100 parts by weight of the tea leaves, of water or an... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20080138490 - Shelf-stable liquid beverage concentrate: A liquid beverage concentrate having low viscosity, low water activity, and extended shelf life at ambient temperatures. The liquid beverage concentrate contains a sugar alcohol, a sweetener, a non-dairy creamer, a stabilizing gum, and water. It can optionally contain one or more flavorings, acidulants, colorings, preservatives, and emulsifying agents. The... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20080138491 - Rush juice powder: The present invention provides a rush juice powder which is mainly made from rush containing a high percentage of dietary fiber and having an antibacterial function and an anti-inflammatory function, has an extremely high function to eliminate active oxygen through interaction with a powdered green tea in addition to the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.
20080138492 - Comletely-soluble solid particle(s) based on dietary fibre(s): A completely-water-soluble solid particle is based on at least one aroma and a support comprising water-soluble dietary fibres. The particle has a hardness of at least 0.2 GPa.... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti Pc
20080138493 - Powdered compositions containing an edible oil and their use in food products: Compositions comprising: (i) from 25% to 90% by weight of an edible oil; (ii) one or more sugar alcohols; and (iii) one or more reducing sugars; wherein the oil comprises at least 20% by weight of one or more carboxylic acids containing at least 18 carbon atoms and at least... Agent: Norris, Mclaughlin & Marcus, P.a.
20080138494 - Process for preparing rice gruel in aseptic package: The present invention relates to a process for preparing rice gruel in an aseptic package, whereby original soft texture and taste of grains of rice can be conserved or an extended period of time and protected from microbial contamination. The preparation process of rice gruel includes the steps of: rinsing... Agent: Mathews, Shepherd, Mckay, & Bruneau, P.a.
20080138495 - Stabilized fruit pulp composition and a puree composition comprising the same: A stabilized fruit pulp comprising chunks of dimensions 1×1×1 mm to 15×15×15 mm is described. The stabilized fruit pulp has not been subjected to temperatures that exceed 90 degrees centigrade, has substantially no active polypenol oxidase, and is suitable for use in puree compositions that can be used in dressings,... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080138496 - Preparation of smoke extract: A method for preparation of smoke extract from wood tar for flavouring and colouring of food products is disclosed. The smoke extract is with the present method produced by means of supercritical extraction of fractions of the wood tar. The extractions solvent, such as carbon dioxide, has very good properties... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP06/05/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080131555 - Process for producing beer-taste beverages having a satisfactory brewing aroma: The invention also provides a process for producing a fermented beverage by performing alcoholic fermentation of an aqueous liquid mixture comprising a feed containing a carbon source and optionally hop, as well as water, wherein a maize protein digest is incorporated as a nitrogen source in the feed either before... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20080131556 - Mixture of at least 6 species of lactic acid bacteria and/or bifidobacteria in the manufacture of sourdough: A mixture of at least 6 species of lactic acid bacteria and/or Bifidobacteria is disclosed for use in bakery and medical field. The preferred mixture comprises Streptococcus thermophilus, Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium longum, Bifidobacterium breve, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus. Said mixture is useful for a... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20080131557 - Process of making pasta filata: A pasta filata making process with (A) Better recuperation of solids (B) Better moisture control and (C) Larger window of cheese performance, in terms of target functionalities such as melt, stretch, oiling off, blistering. This is done by combining a targeted curd mineralization (more or less interconnected casein matrix) and... Agent: Peter F Weinberg Gibson Dunn And Crutcher LLP
20080131558 - Process for producing theaflavins: Provided is a process for producing a product enriched in theaflavins. The process comprises contacting a first and a second material to form a reaction mixture with a specific weight ratio of catechins to theaflavins, fermenting the reaction mixture, and then recovering the product from the reaction mixture. The process... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080131559 - Process for the preparation of theaflavin-enhanced tea products: Provided is a process for preparing a theaflavin-enhanced tea product including a step of subjecting a tea-source to enzymatic fermentation in the presence of added exogenous epicatechin.... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080131560 - Microbially-expressed thermotolerant phytase for animal feed: The invention provides methods for making and using thermotolerant phytases, e.g., a method of using a thermotolerant phytase in feed and food processing and feed or food products comprising a thermotolerant phytase.... Agent: Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc. Patent Department
20080131561 - Formulation of supplemented carrageenan jelly and manufacturing process: A supplemented carrageenan jelly comprising water, carrageenan, vegetable or fruit juice, and nutrient supplements, with the balance being a combination of a sweetener, a preservative, flavorings, and an acid.... Agent: Steven L. Nichols Rader, Fishman & Graver Pllc
20080131562 - Method for the preparation of tea beverages made of black or green tea: A method of preparing hot tea for immediate use uses green or black tea leaves or mixtures of the leaves and untreated water that originates from the local supply network as the brewing water. The novel method aims to prevent clouding and the formation of a skin after the brewing... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20080131563 - Food-compatible laser-imageable coatings: Edible objects and methods of forming a label on an edible object are disclosed.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080131564 - Compound coating with reduced saturated fatty acid levels: An ice confection having an ice confection core and a snappy outer compound coating layer that has a reduced saturated fatty acid content. The fat in the compound coating is a mixture of fractionated palm oil and a liquid oil such as canola oil, sunflower oil, soybean and corn oils.... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20080131565 - Method for producing fat and/or solids from beans and compositions containing cocoa polyphenols: The present invention is directed to a method of processing a fat-containing bean, e.g., cocoa beans, for producing solids comprising active polyphenols and/or fat-containing products, comprising extracting the fat to produce solids and fat-containing products. Additionally, the inventive method also provides cocoa compositions comprising at least one active polyphenol, wherein... Agent: Gibbons P.c.
20080131566 - Feedstuffs additives containing l-lysine with improved abrasion resistance, and process for their prodiction: The invention relates to a shaped, in particular granulated, feedstuffs additive containing L-lysine and treated with additives, preferably oils. The feedstuffs additive has improved abrasion resistance and optionally contains constituents from the fermentation broth and biomass. The invention is also directed to a process for the production of this product.... Agent: Law Office Of Michael A. Sanzo, Llc
20080131567 - Vacuum sealable coffee and marinating food storage container: A vacuum food storage device having a container, a lid, a pump to evacuate air, a switch engageable by contact of the pump to the lid, or by contact of the lid to the container, to permit the pump to evacuate air from the container to a desire degree of... Agent: Law Office Of Delio & Peterson, Llc.
20080131568 - Tofu prep: An apparatus for easily removing excess moisture from blocks of tofu. The apparatus is constructed of a sturdy plastic material and is substantially box or rectangular shaped. It is designed to be approximately the size of a block of commercially available tofu. The container which holds the tofu has perforations... Agent: James Ray & Associates
20080131569 - Apparatus and method for extracting pomegranate seeds from pomegranates: Apparatus for extracting pomegranate seeds from pomegranates including a pomegranate breaker operative for breaking open pomegranates generally without cutting pomegranate seeds at the interior of the pomegranates and a pomegranate seed extractor operative to engage broken open pomegranates for separating the pomegranate seeds from other parts of the pomegranates.... Agent: Darby & Darby P.c.
20080131570 - Horizontal cheese vat having single agitator shaft: A cheese process vat is disclosed. The cheese process vat includes an enclosure and a shaft assembly, preferably a shaft assembly having a shaft and a plurality of agitator panels arranged on the shaft in a planar fashion. The agitator panels are preferably arranged on the shaft such that the... Agent: Moore & Hansen, Pllp
20080131571 - Sol of spinous inorganic oxide particles, method of producing the sol, and polishing agent containing the sol: The present invention provides a sol of spinous inorganic oxide particles not containing coarse particles, in which particles having extremely homogeneous particles are dispersed in a solvent. An acidic silicic acid is added to a dispersion liquid of core particles to grow core particles, and then again the acidic silicic... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP
20080131572 - Seasoning porous carbon material and associate process: A porous carbon material functioning as a seasoning and its associate manufacturing process is comprised of having the material containing lignin heated and carbonized into a porous carrier with a given shape and distributed with releasable water base alkaloid for the porous carbon material to contact an object pending seasoning... Agent: Wpat, Pc Intellectual Property Attorneys
20080131573 - Taste improving substances: The present invention in a first aspect relates to taste improvement of foodstuffs, beverages, pharmaceutics, tobacco products and oral care products, using extremely small amounts of a substance according to formula (I), or edible salts thereof: R1—CR2(OR3)—CO—X (I). It was found that at very low concentrations, substances represented by formula... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080131574 - Frozen confections and methods for producing them: wherein the total solids content of the frozen particle is less than 1% by weight of the frozen particles; the mean size of the frozen particles is greater than 0.5 mm; and the amount of frozen particles is chosen such that the total solids content of the frozen confection is... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080131575 - Frozen confections and methods for producing them: A frozen confection having a total solids content of from 5 to 15% by weight of the frozen confection, an overrun of less than 20% and a Young's modulus of less than 150 MPa at −18° C. is provided. A process for preparing such a frozen confection is also provided,... Agent: Unilever Intellectual Property Group
20080131576 - Whippable food product with improved stability: A whippable food product having improved stability characteristics without detectable change in the organoleptic characteristics is provided. The product comprises triglyceride fat, one or more sugars and an emulsifier component comprising destabilizing and stabilizing emulsifiers in amounts sufficient to stabilize the product. This product can be stored at ambient temperatures... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building
20080131578 - Food or drink products, supplements or additives produced from high glucoraphanin-containing broccoli variety 'hopkins': High concentrations of glucoraphanin, and its isothiocyanate derivative, sulforaphane, can be obtained from whole plants, plant parts or extracts obtained from a new and distinct, highly inbred, and highly self-compatible Brassica oleracea L. (Italica group) broccoli variety designated ‘Hopkins’. The new broccoli variety ‘Hopkins’ produces consistent yields of seed with... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080131579 - Process to lose weight, drain unwanted body fats and other toxins: A method is disclosed comprising placing about thirty-two fluid ounces of water into a receptacle, placing the receptacle with water on a burner and bringing the water to a boil, ceasing to heat the water, adding about one tablespoonful or five grams of tea beverage flavorant to the water; and... Agent: Mr. Walter J. Tencza Jr.
20080131581 - Modulating plant nitrogen levels: Methods and materials for modulating (e.g., increasing or decreasing) nitrogen levels in plants are disclosed. For example, nucleic acids encoding nitrogen-modulating polypeptides are disclosed as well as methods for using such nucleic acids to transform plant cells. Plants and plant products having increased nitrogen levels are also disclosed.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.
20080131580 - Water-soluble dry food: The present invention relates to a water-soluble dry food containing a plant-origin material as the main ingredient and water-soluble dietary fiber as an additive. The water-soluble dry food of the present invention further contains edible oil. Preferably, as the edible oil, use is made of olive oil, safflower oil, sesame... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.c.
20080131582 - Production of whole grain hot cereal products: A dry, whole grain hot cereal product which readily hydrates into a creamy, non-gritty, non-pasty, whole grain hot cereal is produced by milling whole cereal grains or combining separate streams or sources of endosperm, bran and germ to obtain a milled whole grain mixture having a particle size distribution of... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLPPrevious industry: Plastic article or earthenware shaping or treating: apparatus
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