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Food or edible material: processes, compositions, and products September class, title,number 09/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090238915 - Senior feline food: A feline pet food comprising a dietary level of protein and a supplemental amount of at least one amino acid in an amount sufficient to provide a feline lean body mass protection equivalent to about a 50% protein feline pet food.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090238916 - Use of silicon oxide compounds as free-flow agents in the production of solid polyvinyl acetate resins: Polyvinyl acetate polymers produced by mass polymerization or suspension polymerization are stabilized against blocking by addition of minor amounts of a silicon oxide compound during the pelletization process of mass polymerized polymers and prior to or during fluidized bed drying in the case of suspension polymerized polymers. The free flowing... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090238917 - Food ingredients and food products treated with an oxidoreductase and methods for preparing such food ingredients and food products: A method of making an aldobionate product is described. The method may include providing a milk product having one or more reducing sugars, and maintaining a pH of the milk product at about 5.5 or more by adding a buffer compound to the milk product. The method may also include... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090238918 - Corn wet milling process: A corn wet-milling process comprises steeping corn kernels in an aqueous liquid, which produces softened corn; milling the softened corn in a first mill, which produces a first milled corn; separating germ from the first milled corn, thereby producing a germ-depleted first milled corn; milling the germ-depleted first milled corn... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090238919 - Method of manufacturing vinegar with high extract content: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing vinegar by submerged fermentation, characterized by including: performing acetate fermentation using a fermentation solution which has an extract content of 0.1 w/v % or more and less than 6.0 w/v % and continues the acetate fermentation at a generation rate of acetic... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090238920 - Process for making high grade protein product: A process for making a high grade protein product, such as a mammalian feed product, using residue slurry from a cellulose fermentation and distillation process is provided. The residue slurry is compressed to remove much of the residual liquid. The compressed slurry is shaped, dried, leavened and granulated to provide... Agent: Pauley Petersen & Erickson
20090238921 - Mutant strains of lactic acid bacteria having a non-phosphorylable lactose permease: The invention concerns lactic acid bacteria strains wherein the phosphorylable histidine of the IIA domain of lactose permease is replaced by a non-phosphorylable amino acid. Said strains have a reduced post-acidification and are useful in particular for preparing fermented dairy products.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090238922 - Proteases: The invention relates to a novel class of serine proteases of peptidase family S2A or S1E that are stable in the presence of copper (Cu2+) and/or inhibited by copper only to a limited extent. Structural features of potential relevance for this effect are also disclosed. This class of proteases includes... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20090238923 - Variants of bacillus licheniformis alpha-amylase with increased thermostability and/or decreased calcium dependence: Variants of B. licheniformis alpha-amylase exhibit improved enzymatic performance, including increased themostability and reduced calcium dependence. Compositions comprising the variants are useful in methods of starch processing, starch liquefaction, fermatation, starch saccharification, cleaning, laundrying, textile desizing, baking, and biofilm removal. The nucleic acids encoding the variants are also disclosed.... Agent: Steven G. Bacsi Danisco US Inc., Genencor Division
20090238924 - Method for manufacturing a decorative pizza: Described is a method for manufacturing a pizza having a decorative contour. The method includes contouring a pizza dough such that the contour of the dough is substantially the decorative contour. The dough is formed to define a shoulder and a top surface, whereby the shoulder defines the contour of... Agent: Pitts And Brittian P C
20090238925 - Starch and amphiphilic surfactant or particulate emulsion for paper coating applications: A composition suitable for coating a paper product can comprise starch and at least one additional component selected from the group consisting of (a) an amphiphilic surfactant and (b) a particulate emulsion; wherein the weight ratio of surfactant to starch is from about 0.005:1 to about 0.25:1 and the weight... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson, P.C.
20090238926 - Milk-type food and drink packed in transparent container and process for producing the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a milk-type food and drink including cow's milk packed in a transparent container such as a PET bottle, which does not generate off-flavor due to photoinduction even when the milk-type food and drink is a store-displaying commercial product which is apt... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090238928 - Method of controlling a process in which the particle size of a material is reduced, a machine for reducing the particle size of a material and a method of calibrating such a machine: In a method of controlling a process in which the particle size of a material is reduced by passing the material through a nip between rollers at least one operational figure, such as the motor current, of at least one motor associated with at least one roller is continuously measured... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20090238927 - Method of processing avocados: An avocado processor extracts the pulp from the fruit. The avocados are heated, cooled, sliced in half, depitted, and squeezed all while continuously traveling along a conveyor path. The squeezing is handled by V-shaped finger assembly. Guides force the fingers to close as they move along the path.... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
20090238929 - Coffee roaster method and control: A method and apparatus for pan roasting a mass of green coffee beans at rest by heat conduction from the pan bottom to the beans mass. A glass cover and smoke filter closes the roasting chamber. A radial blower operates at slow speed to draw ambient air and vacate smoke... Agent: Leo Stanger
20090238930 - Methods for producing powdered, protein-rich comestibles: In one aspect, the invention relates to powdered, protein-rich comestibles and methods for producing same. Disclosed are powdered, protein-rich comestibles having a protein content of at least about 65%, a moisture content of less than about 5%, and a lipid content of less than about 10%, wherein the powder has... Agent: Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP
20090238931 - Device and method for on-demand dispensing of spoonable or drinkable food products having visual appearance of multi-components: The invention relates to a dispensing system and method for on-demand dispensing of spoonable or drinkable food products in a container. Single servings or larger portions of these products can be dispensed. The system and method achieve dispensing of the product with a visual differentiation of the components in the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090238932 - Deodorized plant colorant derived from ipomoea batatas: The colorant of the invention derived from Ipomoea Batatas can be prepared by subjecting an adsorption-treated product of an Ipomoea Batatas colorant extract to at least one treatment selected from adsorption, ion exchange, acid treatment, enzyme treatment, and membrane separation, so that the concentration of the aroma components contained therein... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20090238933 - Process for synthesis of (3r,3'r)-zeaxanthin and (3r,3's;meso)-zeaxanthin from (3r,3'r,6'r)-lutein via (3r)-3',4'-anhydrolutein: (3R, 3′R, 6′R)-Lutein and (3R, 3′R)-zeaxanthin are two dietary carotenoids that are present in most fruits and vegetables commonly consumed in the US and accumulate in the human plasma, major organs, and ocular tissues. Another stereoisomer of (3R, 3′R)-zeaxanthin that is not of dietary origin but is found in the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090238934 - Process for treating edible plant structures and product thereof: The present invention relates to a process, a treatment solution and the product resulting from the process, which extends the shelf life of edible plant structures. The exposed edible plant structure is treated by applying a treatment solution to a comprising at least one antioxidant, at least one mineral salt,... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP
20090238935 - Production of stabilized whole grain flour and products thereof: A stabilized bran component and a stabilized whole grain flour containing the component are produced by subjecting a bran-enriched coarse fraction which contains bran, germ and starch to grinding or milling to reduce grittiness of the coarse fraction without substantially damaging the starch due to abrasion. The coarse fraction may... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090238936 - Food-product preparation kit, food-product preparation apparatus, and methods of use: Embodiments relate to food-product preparation kits and food-product preparation apparatuses. In one embodiment, a food-product preparation kit includes at least one support including a plurality of support slots, a food-product preparation apparatus, and at least one recipe card. The food-product preparation apparatus includes a base and walls attached to the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090238937 - Food product heat treatment method and food product heat treatment apparatus: [Means of Achievement] The food product heat treatment method is characterized in comprising placing a food product (2) in a hermetically sealed vessel (1) in which a prescribed vapor pressure is maintained or can be maintained; injecting a heating liquid heated by a heating source (8) to 100° C. or... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090238938 - Method and apparatus for carbonizing a liquid: A system and method for carbonizing a liquid, such as tap water with CO2, are disclosed. The liquid is carbonized inside a pump housing, thereby obviating the need for a separate high-pressure carbonator tank and a separate feed pump. The pump housing has an inlet for receiving in combination the... Agent: Henry M. Feiereisen Henry M. Feiereisen, LLC
20090238939 - Defrosting device: A defrosting device includes a substantially hollow liquid impervious housing having a predetermined size and a predetermined shape for receiving at least one of a predetermined frozen item, a predetermined amount of a predetermined liquid, and a combination thereof in an interior thereof. An access mechanism is disposed on such... Agent: James Ray & Associates
20090238940 - Color-imparting chocolate compositions and food articles made therefrom: Disclosed are color-imparting chocolate compositions. The compositions are formulated to have a visual appearance consistent with a conventional chocolate composition, yet include a visually hidden (i.e., hidden to the unaided eye) color-imparting dye. Upon contact with a water-based liquid (e.g., during the act of consuming the chocolate composition), the color-imparting... Agent: Cargill, Incorporated
20090238941 - Prebiotic chocolate and method for producing the same: This invention describes formulations for prebiotic milk and dark chocolates comprising of admixture of cocoa components, milk components, emulsifier, a flavor component and sweetener wherein said sweetener comprising of inulin and isolmalt. Also disclosed herein are the methods for producing said prebiotic milk and dark chocolates.... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090238942 - Phytosterol esterification product and method of making same: An ingredient suitable for use in the manufacture of specialty margarines and bakery shortenings with nutritional and functional benefits is the reaction product of a phytosterol material esterified with a saturated fatty acid material. The reaction product is substantially solid at ambient temperature, and thus is suitable for use as... Agent: Jones Day
20090238944 - Allergen reduction method, method of producing allergen-reduced albumen, method of producing allergen-reduced albumen composition, and allergen-reduced food product: It is aimed to provide an allergen reduction method which can be carried out without the need for a large or complicated apparatus and which allows an allergen content to be reduced while maintaining basic characteristics intrinsic to albumen, such as texture, foaming property, and foam stability, a method of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090238943 - Process for removal of pathogens from liquid eggs: A method of treating liquid eggs, involving (a)(i) homogenizing liquid eggs to form homogenized liquid eggs and diluting the homogenized liquid eggs with water to form diluted homogenized liquid eggs or (ii) diluting liquid eggs with water to form diluted liquid eggs and homogenizing the diluted liquid eggs to form... Agent: Usda, Ars, Ott
20090238945 - Soybean cultivar 7113111: A soybean cultivar designated 7113111 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7113111, to the plants of soybean 7113111, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7113111 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7113111 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090238946 - Method to stabilize the crystallization of a blend of fat and oil containing more than 10% cocoa butter and having a low trans fat content: The invention relates to method for preparing a chocolate composition comprising at least 10% cocoa butter, said method comprising the steps of: (a) Preparing a chocolate mixture comprising at least 10% cocoa butter by admixing a chocolate mass with a blend of an oil and/or fat having a Solid Fat... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090238947 - Calcium fortified food product and additive: A food product which has been fortified in calcium content, having an calcium content of at least 5 ppm and comprising calcium-containing nanoparticles, wherein the nanoparticles are stabilised by means of a biopolymer and, if the biopolymer is a protein, do not contain a calcium complexing agent, provides good bioavailability... Agent: Unilever Patent Group09/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090232933 - Feed additive composition for ruminants and method of producing the same: A food additive composition for ruminants of the dispersion type and a method of continuously producing the same. This food additive composition for ruminants, which contains 40% by weight or more but less than 65% by weight of a basic amino acid and has rumen bypass properties, is formulated into... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090232934 - Nutritional weight loss agent and method: The present invention relates to an agent that suppresses appetite and provides quick energy. According to at least one aspect of the present invention, a lollipop is provided that suppresses appetite and provides quick energy. The lollipop is made from a premixed herbal formula that is combined with a hard... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090232935 - New furyl thioalkanals useful in the flavor industry: The invention relates to new derivatives of 2-methyl-3-furanthiol which are useful as flavoring ingredients to confer meaty, juicy taste to a large variety of edible consumer products, chewing gums and oral care products, without imparting thereto undesirable off-notes typical of prior known furanthiol derivatives.... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20090232936 - Novel lipases and uses thereof: The invention relates to a newly identified polynucleotide sequence comprising a gene that encodes a novel lipolytic enzyme from Aspergillus niger The invention features the full length nucleotide sequence of the novel gene, the cDNA sequence comprising the full length coding sequence of the novel lipolytic enzyme as well as... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090232937 - Novel starter medium: The present invention relates to the use of a bulk starter medium for incorporating starch, preferably potato starch, into the cheese curd matrix. A process is provided for growing a starter culture in a liquid medium, wherein the liquid medium comprises starch. Cheese having a firmer texture can be obtained... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090232938 - Xanthan gum production from sugarcane fluids: Disclosed herein is a method of making xanthan gum by inoculating sugarcane fluid with a bacterium that can synthesize xanthan gum, such as a bacterium of the genus Xanthomonas.... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20090232939 - Composition comprising sugar and salt for treating meat: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a mixture of sugar and salt for treating meat. Treating meat either by penetration of said composition through the meat or by fermenting the meat in a closed container, results in a meat product with a salty taste throughout. Processes using lactic... Agent: Schneck & Schneck
20090232941 - Beverage compositions: The present invention describes beverage compositions comprising lactic acid-producing bacteria.... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20090232940 - Process for producing 1,4-dihydoxy-2-naphthoic acid: A process for producing 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphtoic acid, comprising initiating the culture of 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoic acid producing bacteria belonging to propionic acid bacteria under anaerobic conditions and culturing the bacteria under aeration into a medium when the concentration of a carbon source in the medium is 3.5% by mass or less.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090232942 - Yeast preparations with improved antioxidant properties and uses thereof: The invention concerns yeast preparations having improved antioxidant properties, characterized in that they comprises yeasts concurrently enriched in glutathione and selenium, by at least 15 mg/g of dry matter and selenium by at least 500 ppm advantageously of the order of 2000 ppm. The invention is applicable as antioxidant additives,... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090232943 - Stabilized vitamin solutions; use thereof; process for their production; and formulations comprising the same: This invention relates to improved composition and method for producing individual dosages of nutritional supplements containing a large dose of stable ascorbic acid, vitamins and herbal extracts having extended shelf life without substantial degradation for mammals. The process involves heating a mixture of ascorbic acid and a humectant to elevated... Agent: Aly Gamay
20090232944 - Flexible pad for preparing a beverage: The present invention provides a flexible pad (10) for preparing a beverage comprising: a flexible bag defining a storage volume (13); the storage volume containing a water-soluble composition or a combination or mixture of water-soluble compositions for forming a beverage; wherein at least a part of the flexible bag is... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20090232945 - Fried food product: Disclosed is a fried food product and a method for preparation thereof. The fried food product includes a dough shell, and a combination of at least one chocolate piece, a plurality of confections, and at least one dough cracker. The dough shell includes an inner surface, an outer surface, and... Agent: Jay M. Schloff Intellipex PLLC
20090232946 - Edible panel for building a self interlocking model and self interlocking model kit comprising the edible panel: The present invention relates to an edible panel for building a self-interlocking model and a self-interlocking model kit comprising the same edible panel(s), in which the edible panel can be freely molded when it is in a dough state but is transformed into a cookie which is not be deformed... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090232947 - Packaging system to provide fresh packed coffee: A packaging system useful for roast and ground coffee, having a container with a bottom, a top, and a body enclosing a perimeter between the bottom and the top. A flexible closure is removably attached and sealed to the protuberance so that the closure seals the interior volume of the... Agent: Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
20090232948 - Active packaging that inhibits food pathogens: The present invention relates to a novel, active packaging that inhibits food pathogens either by means of the generation of an active atmosphere or by means of direct contact, which comprises a support made from paper, cardboard, cork, aluminum or wood and an active coating therefore. This coating consists of... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090232949 - Fluorescent dye tracer method for animal feed supplement products: Compositions for detecting and measuring quantitatively amounts of admix feed additives added to animal feed mixes, using soluble tracer fluorophors, mixed with a liquid form of the additive during the manufacturing process.... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090232950 - Method of preventing or reducing off-flavor in a beverage using silane-treated silica filter media: The present invention provides a method for preventing or reducing off-flavor in a beverage. Silane-treated silica filter media are synthesized. By contacting the beverage with the silane-treated silica filter, one or more off-flavor substances or off-flavor precursors bind to the silane-treated silica filter media and are removed. Beverages that tend... Agent: Howrey LLP-ca
20090232951 - Method for adding slits to expose fruit filling in a co-extruded bar: The present invention is directed towards methods and apparatus for modifying the exterior structure of a co-extruded bar type food product, and products formed thereby. By lowering a blade into the outer dough jacket of a food bar, as it is extruded, a slit can be created in the outer... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. And Attorneys For Client No. 006943
20090232952 - Barrier submersion cooking pouch and basket: A system and method for barrier submersion cooking comprising a thin walled plastic cooking pouch for receiving a food item effectively dimensioned such that when placed into a hot liquid cooking medium a vent remains above a top surface of the liquid cooking medium and a rack for lowering the... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.
20090232953 - Soy flour slurry and method of providing same: A stable aqueous soy flour slurry comprising defatted soy flour, water, and a water soluble polymer dispersing agent having a molecular weight in the range of from 1,000 to 20,000, wherein the viscosity of the slurry is in the range from 200 to 2,000 cps as measured by a DV-III... Agent: Rohm And Haas Company Patent Department
20090232954 - Foaming coffee composition: A foaming freeze-dried instant coffee composition comprising particles having a bulk density of from 0.19 to 0.25 g/cm3 and a closed pore volume of at least 0.05 ml/g, said particles comprising a freeze-dried instant coffee matrix having entrapped therein particles of a foamable component having closed pores containing a gas.... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20090232957 - Soybean cultivar 7013345: A soybean cultivar designated 7013345 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7013345, to the plants of soybean 7013345, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7013345 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7013345 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090232955 - Soybean cultivar 7317090: A soybean cultivar designated 7317090 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7317090, to the plants of soybean 7317090, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7317090 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7317090 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090232956 - Soybean cultivar 7549450: A soybean cultivar designated 7549450 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7549450, to the plants of soybean 7549450, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7549450 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7549450 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090232958 - Fractionated soybean protein material, processed soybean suitable for the material , and processes for production of the soybean protein material and the processed soybean: Disclosed is a process for fractionating soybean protein into 7S globulin, 11S globulin or a lipophilic protein at a high purity with good efficiency, which relates to a fractionation technique for soybean protein into proteins having characteristic properties (7S globulin, 11S globulin and a lipophilic protein) and which is a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20090232959 - High pressure meat product processing: Processes that utilize one or more pressurization and depressurization treatments to tenderize fresh cuts of meat are described.... Agent: Cargill, Incorporated
20090232960 - Rumen protected essential amino acids: Use of essential amino acid imines and compositions containing them as a source of rumen protected essential amino acids for ruminant animals. Preferred are histidine and methionine.... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090232961 - Mineral-absorption promoter, food and feed: The present invention relates to a mineral-absorption promoter comprising hardly digestible dextrin or a derivative thereof, as well as food and feed containing the same. The mineral-absorption promoter of the invention can easily be applied to food, has resistance to digestive enzymes secreted by mammals and a function of promoting... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC09/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090226557 - Collagen powder and collagen-based thermoplastic composition for preparing conformed articles: The invention provides a new collagen based technology. The invention provides a dry collagen powder as a pre-cursor for the preparation of an homogeneous thermoplastic collagen-based composition, which may further comprise additives. The present invention relates also the use of said composition in the manufacturing of solid articles conformed according... Agent: Notaro & Michalos P.C.
20090226558 - Organic/natural poultry feed additive: An animal feed additive product is based on a combination of four natural ingredients, propolis, ginger root, colostrums, and L-lysine, each of which has properties either effective against specific pathogens or which is known to be an immune system stimulant/enhancer. These components are currently in use individually in many animal... Agent: Pabst Patent Group LLP
20090226559 - Rumen protected lysine: Use of lysine imines and compositions containing them as a source of rumen protected lysine for ruminant animals.... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090226560 - Enzyme granules: The present application relates to a steam treated pelletized feed composition comprising a granule comprising a core and a coating wherein the core comprises an active compound and the coating comprises a salt.... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20090226561 - Enzyme granules: The present application relates to a steam treated pelletized feed composition comprising a granule comprising a core and a coating wherein the core comprises an active compound and the coating comprises a salt.... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20090226562 - Modified cocoa product and process for its manufacture: The invention relates to a modified cocoa product and process for its manufacture. In particular the invention relates to a cocoa product improving wettability in powdered beverages, having a reduced content of endogenous phospholipids.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090226564 - Bacterial alpha-amylase variants: The present invention relates variants of parent Bacillus amyloliquefaciens alpha-amylases, notably variants exhibiting altered pH-profile, which are advantageous with respect to applications of the variants in baking.... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20090226563 - Fat-and-oil containing composition for bakery product: e
20090226566 - Acid milk beverage and process for producing the same: An acid milk beverage that without the use of conventionally employed various thickening stabilizers, excels in product quality stability, and that realizes good flavor and calorie suppression, being of light type; and a process for producing the same. There is provided an acid milk beverage characterized in that there are... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090226567 - Lactic acid bacteria providing improved texture of fermented dairy products: A novel Streptococcus thermophilus (ST) bacterium that gives improved texture in e.g. a fermented milk dairy product.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090226569 - Variants of a bacillus strearothermophilus alpha-amylase and uses thereof: Described are variants of alpha (α)-amylases having altered starch hydrolysis profiles. The variants have improved thermostability and increased specific activity, resulting in reduced peak viscosity and altered final viscosity during starch liquefaction. The amylase variants are useful, e.g., in liquefaction and other starch degradation processes.... Agent: Danisco US Inc. Attention: Legal Department
20090226570 - Detoxification of feed products: The present invention relates to a method for detoxification of feed products contaminated by the mycotoxin aflatoxin.... Agent: Novozymes North America, Inc.
20090226571 - Fermentative production of non-volatile microbial metabolism products in solid form: Furthermore, the invention relates to a solid formulation, of a nonvolatile microbial metabolite, obtainable by the method according to the invention; and to the use of such a solid formulation as additive or supplement for human or animal nutrition or for the treatment of textiles, leather, cellulose, paper or surfaces.... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP
20090226572 - Edible containers having beneficial gas: A device for use in the mouth of a user has an edible object capable of deformation in the mouth of the user. A beneficial gas is contained in the edible object. The edible object is deformed in the mouth of the user during use of the device and the... Agent: Michael S. Leonard Everest Intellectual Property Law Group
20090226573 - Package for granular compositions: A package which is sealed with at least one baffled venting closure system, said baffled venting closure system being formed of at least two closure-lines which extend across the width of the package, and an air flow passage formed between the at least two closure-lines, wherein each of said closure-lines... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Global Legal Department - Ip
20090226574 - Apparatus and method for a microwaveable frozen beverage: A sealed microwaveable container including a frozen beverage comprising ice chunks enclosed in a beverage solid is provided. The beverage has a freezing point below that of water allowing for the beverage to be thawed to a substantially liquid form using a prescribed microwave process while solid ice chunks are... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP
20090226575 - Low glycemic sweetener compositions: A method is provided to sweeten a food product to minimize the glycemic load of the food product, to introduce natural fiber into the food product, to produce a desired sweetness profile, and to reduce the likelihood that the food product when ingested causes gastrointestinal distress. The method includes the... Agent: Tod R Nissle
20090226576 - Composition for detection and model for evaluation of food packaging material using the same: The present invention provides a composition for detecting an object substance (X). This detection composition contains a gel (Y). The gel (Y) contains a colorable aqueous solution (A) that can be colored upon contact with the object substance (X), and a crosslinked polymer (B). This composition is preferably used to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090226577 - Method for drying pistachios to achieve preferred organoleptic characteristics: The invention is directed toward a method and system to provide a commercial accelerated drying process for pistachios that mimics the natural dehydration process under the sun by controlling the maximum temperature and moisture content of the pistachios during drying, producing nuts with sun-dried organoleptic characteristics. Embodiments of the invention... Agent: Dalina Law Group, P.C.
20090226578 - Method for preparing double-wide bacon: The present invention comprises double-wide bacon slices and a method for producing double-wide bacon. First the pork bellies are cured. Then, the bellies are massaged to release proteins. Two bellies are then aligned lean side to lean side, and pressure is applied which causes the slabs to attached to each... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090226579 - Fish and meat curing process: The method of preserving meat products comprising the steps of soaking the meat product with a chilled soaking solution comprising of potable water, sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, and sodium chloride. Next extract the meat product from the chilled soaking solution and draining the chilled soaking solution from the meat product.... Agent: Crowell Ing, LLP
20090226580 - Method of making pasta filata cheese without cooling in brine or other liquid: A method of making pasta filata cheese (and the resulting cheese) uses a conventional pasta filata cheese making process except that the cheese mass, after cooking and stretching, is not cooled in brine or other liquid. Instead, the cheese is cooled through other means, such as by being rolled into... Agent: Peter F Weinberg Gibson Dunn And Crutcher LLP
20090226581 - Combination food basting, flavor injecting, temperature limiting device: A basting bag automatically injects basting liquid into food being cooked by beans of hallow spikes in communication with a basting liquid reservoir. The spikes are pressed into the food to be cooked. By cooling or freezing the bag, cooking differentials due to the consistency of the food, for example... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090226582 - Method for production of carotenoid-synthesizing microorganism and method for production of carotenoid: A microorganism is provided which allows carotenoid production in industrial production scale. A method of preparing a carotenoid includes: culturing a cell transformed with a DNA chain having a DNA sequence selected from the group consisting of the following (a) to (f) or a cell transformed with a vector having... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090226583 - Compositions and methods for reducing spoilage of leafy produce: A composition for preserving leafy produce comprises sodium hypochlorite in combination with a phosphate salt. The process comprises exposing leafy produce to the composition, drying the composition, and storing the composition at reduced temperatures.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090226584 - Fruit ripening display: Apparatuses and methods for ripening and displaying fruit are provided. Methods of making those apparatuses are also disclosed. In one aspect, the apparatuses and methods employ multiple platforms and other features for ripening fruit that increase fruit ripening speed, improve fruit flavor, reduce fruit bruising, and accommodate different ripening rates... Agent: Brent Sokol
20090226585 - Spray distribution assembly, beverage brewer with spray distribution assembly and methods: A hot beverage brewer (10) having a hot water dispense system (12), a brew basket assembly (18) for holding ingredient to be mixed with the hot water to make a freshly brewed hot beverage and a controller (16) for controlling the delivery of hot water from the hot water dispenser... Agent: James W. Potthast Law Office Of Potthast & Accociates
20090226586 - Decontamination methods for meat using carbonic acid at high pressures: A method for separating lean meat from lean meat-containing material includes combining a particulate material with fluid, subcritical carbon dioxide at a pH of about 7 or less and a pressure of about 600 psig. The material and fluid is introduced into the vessel and is separated into low density... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090226587 - Apparatus and method for rolling and forming food dough: An apparatus for rolling and forming a food dough includes: a rolling roller configured to roll out a block of food dough placed on a table; and a frame unit having an inner circumferential surface configured to face the rolling roller. The rolling roller is configured to revolve around a... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20090226588 - Device for cooling a hot liquid foodstuff to a drinking temperature: A device 1 for cooling hot liquid food items, in particular water 20, to drinking temperature comprises a cooling system 2 containing a coolant 19 with a cooling line 13 carried through the coolant 19 and comprising an inflow for letting in the hot liquid and an outflow for the... Agent: Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC (p&a)
20090226590 - Granulated sweetening composition:
20090226591 - Method and system for making a snack product using a dough agglomerate: A method for making a snack product includes the step of mixing ingredients for the dough with water in a low shear environment using a low shear mixing apparatus to form a dough agglomerate. The ingredients can include a major ingredient, such as potato flakes, corn or grain, and minor... Agent: Stephen A. Gratton
20090226592 - Barley with altered branching enzyme activity and starch and starch containing products with an increased amylose content: Barley having a reduced level of SBEIIa activity produces grain having a high relative amylose content. The barley might additionally have reduced levels of SBEIIb activity. The barley grain of this invention can be of a non-shrunken phenotype despite a lesion in the amylopectin synthesis pathway.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090226593 - Edible plant oils from which saturated fatty acids were removed and manufacturing process thereof: The present invention is concerned with an edible plant oils from which saturated fatty acids were removed and manufacturing process thereof. In order to remove saturated fatty acids from the edible plant oils; 1) Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids bound on same triglyceride molecules of edible plant oils were segregated... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090226594 - Method for obtaining monocotyledon plant grains for human or animal food: The present invention relates to a method for obtaining grains of monocotyledonous plants, notably of poaceae and in particular of graminae, remarkable in that it comprises at least the following steps for harvesting plants in an immature condition, then separating the grains, and then removing the glumes and/or glumellae of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor And Zafman
20090226597 - Soybean cultivar 2n2v58015: A soybean cultivar designated 2N2V58015 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 2N2V58015, to the plants of soybean 2N2V58015, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 2N2V58015 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 2N2V58015 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090226595 - Soybean cultivar 7143182: A soybean cultivar designated 7143182 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7143182, to the plants of soybean 7143182, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7143182 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7143182 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090226596 - Soybean cultivar 7243182: A soybean cultivar designated 7243182 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7243182, to the plants of soybean 7243182, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7243182 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7243182 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.09/03/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number
20090220638 - Method for producing calcium soaps for animal feed: The invention relates to a method for producing calcium soaps for animal feed. The invention consists of a novel process for producing calcium soaps, comprising the saponification of fats and natural oils with CaO, in which the reaction mass is heated and subjected to reduced pressure. In this way, calcium... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090220640 - Method of supplementing animals with carotenoids by drinking water: The present invention provides a method of supplementing animals with carotenoids by drinking water, comprising the following steps of: (1) making yellow and/or red pigments into the microencapsulated dry powders or beadlets; (2) mixing the aforementioned microencapsulated dry powders or beadlets in a certain proportion and dissolving them in water... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090220637 - Nutrition for obese patients: This invention provides a composition and method for providing nutritional support to obese patients. The composition has an energy density between 0.4 and 0.9 kcal/ml and comprises a protein source which comprises at least 30% by weight whey protein and provides at least 30% of the total calories of the... Agent: Nestle Healthcare Nutrition
20090220639 - Preventing diseases in infants delivered via caesarean section: The present invention provides the use of a composition comprising non-digestible oligosaccharide for the manufacture of a composition for enteral administration to an infant delivered via caesarean section.... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090220641 - Selective starch feeding protocol: 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.
20090220642 - Compressible gum based delivery systems for the release of ingredients: A compressible chewing gum is formulated to include a delivery system providing modified release of at least one ingredient. The delivery system can be altered to provide the desired release.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090220643 - Method of producing bread: A method of producing bread includes a step of preparing an intermediate dough material comprising wheat flour, 0.1 to 20 parts by weight of rice flour to 100 parts by weight of the wheat flour, salt and free of skimmed powdered milk, a step of adding 80 to 120 parts... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090220644 - Microfoamed fresh dairy product and method for making same: The invention concerns a microfoamed fresh dairy product containing native defatted soluble seric proteins and microcrystalline cellulose, the overrun being less than 20%, the average diameter of the bubbles being less than 200 μm and the microfoamed fresh dairy product being stable for a period ranging between 12 days and... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090220645 - Quality enhancement of coffee beans by acid and enzyme treatment: The subject invention provides methods for treating unroasted or green coffee beans to improve their quality of flavor to the palate, including reduced bitterness, better tasting, and improved aroma. In one embodiment, the invention pertains to the treatment of either green and un-dried, or green and dried, coffee beans with... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20090220646 - Enzyme formulations for animal feed: The present invention relates to a method for producing an improved enzyme containing product for use in the manufacture of animal feed. The present invention further provides a product obtainable by a method of the present invention, a method for preparing an animal feed comprising combining a product obtainable by... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090220647 - Method for preventing of formation of abnormal odor in beverage composition: A beverage composition is disclosed that comprises a mixture of a protein hydrolysate and vitamin B2, and also contains an amount of ascorbic acid sufficient to prevent the generation of an off-flavor when the mixture is exposed to light. The off-flavor generated upon exposure to light can be reduced in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090220648 - Nutritional additive for animals: The present invention relates to a method for producing a co-granulate of mono calcium phosphate and gypsum comprising: providing a mixture of at least burnt lime and gypsum and granulating said mixture with an aqueous solution of phosphoric acid. The invention further relates to a granulate obtainable according to the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090220649 - Nutritionally balanced food or beverage product: A nutritionally balanced food or beverage product suitable for use as a partial or total meal replacement, wherein for any given quantity consumed the relative ratios of calories, protein, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrate, sugar, fibre and one or more vitamins and minerals are nutritionally balanced.... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090220650 - Capsule for the preparation of a beverage: Capsule for the preparation of a beverage in a beverage machine comprising an enclosure (20) containing one or more beverage ingredients, a filtering wall (22) delimiting at least one filtering side of the enclosure, wherein the capsule further comprises an overflow wall (3B) that is positioned in the path of... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090220651 - Methods for characterizing foods and drinks: This invention relates to the labeling of wine for descriptive, educational, and informational purposes. Specifically, in preferred embodiments, labels are provided that display graphically the multifactorial components of taste intensity, taste location on the palate, and tasting descriptors, optionally with supplementary information (type of grape, region where wine is produced,... Agent: O'connor & Company
20090220652 - Meat brines: Disclosed are methods for treating brine products with ultrasonic energy. The methods may be utilized to prepare a reduced viscosity brine product. The methods also may be used to prepare an enhanced meat product by combining a meat product with the reduced viscosity brine product.... Agent: Cargill, Incorporated
20090220654 - Filled, baked crispy snack having a high moisture content: A shelf-stable, filled, baked crispy snack which possesses a crispy textured casing and a moist, soft textured filling over a prolonged period of time is obtained by formulating a casing which when baked has a high glass temperature (Tg) at a high moisture content. Increasing the degree of starch gelatinization... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090220653 - Shortening system: A shortening system, such as a spray shortening system; for instance, a shortening system containing unhydrogenated or non-hydrogenated vegetable oil, such as a highly unsaturated, non-hydrogenated or unhydrogenated vegetable oil, e.g., soybean oil or canola oil and a minimum or minor amount (e.g., by weight about 3-10%, advantageously about 3-7%,... Agent: Thomas J Kowalski C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090220655 - Method for obtaining gut with marks and a meat product with marks, gut and meat products thus obtained: The invention describes a process to produce a casing with marks and a meat product with marks. Said process starts from a casing by way of pleated tubular wrapping, where a colouring composition is impregnated on at least one sector of its surface to produce a casing with marks, which... Agent: Notaro & Michalos P.C.
20090220656 - Apparatus and method for producing center-filled confectionery products: The present disclosure provides an apparatus and method for the production of center-filled confectionery pieces. The apparatus includes an extruder, a feedback system, and a forming device. The feedback system ensures that a strand of center-filled confectionery produced by the extruder has a substantially uniform size when the strand enters... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090220657 - Automatic pizza shaping conveyor device and method: An automatic pizza shaping conveyor device and process of making a pizza are disclosed. The device has a dough machine, a shaping component, a heater and a conveyor. The dough machine receives handmade dough or machine-kneaded dough and processes the dough into pizza ready dough. The processed dough is sent... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20090220658 - Removal of cooking oil from the fried food by centrifugation process: The invention consists in a process for removing cooking oil from food. The cooked food is positioned in a rotatable basket and the basket is rotated whilst air flows over the food, to remove a substantial portion of the cooking oil from the body of the food. The food is... Agent: Mouayed Al-asaad
20090220659 - Equipment for the preparation of a hot beverage: Equipment (10) for the preparation of a hot beverage comprising a boiler (10) capable of containing a liquid component of the beverage, for example water, a collection container (14) and means (22, 20, 28) defining a delivery path for the liquid component from the boiler to the collection container. The... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLPIPGroup, Columbia Square
20090220660 - Process and installation for making a restructured meat article, device for compacting meat fragments and device for compressing an unfinished meat article: In the process, at least one piece of meat is destructured by fragmenting it, and the meat fragments are transformed into a restructured meat article. The fragments are transformed into a restructured meat article by: forming a block of meat fragments by cohesive compaction of the meat fragments; removing at... Agent: Matthew R. Jenkins, Esq.
20090220661 - Microporous crystalline material, zeolite itq-37, preparation method and use: in which (n+m) is at least 5, X is one or more trivalent elements, Y corresponds to one or more tetravalent elements other than Ge, “x” may have any value, including zero, and the ratio Y/Ge is greater than 0.1, and it has a characteristic X-ray diffraction pattern. Its also... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090220662 - Isosorbide derivatives and their use as flavor modifiers, tastants, and taste enhancers: The present invention provides isosorbide derivatives having the formula shown below and certain subgenera or species thereof, as flavor or taste modifiers, particularly, savory (“umami”) taste modifiers, savory flavoring agents and savory flavor enhancers in foods, beverages, and other comestible compositions,... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090220664 - Methods and apparatus for the production of sweeteners: A sweetener in the dried form is described. Methods for drying sweetener in the liquid form into sweetener in the dried form are presented. The methods may include introducing the sweetener in the liquid form into a gas stream and recovering sweetener in the dried form from the gas stream.... Agent: Cyr & Associates, P.A.
20090220663 - Process and composition of preparing granular sucralose for emulating table sugar: A low-calorie solid, pourable composition for emulating sugar, the composition comprising an intense sweetener and at least one low-calorie bulking agent selected from maltodextrin, magnesium oxide, magnesium carbonate, calcium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide and starch or combinations thereof, and a process for the preparation of said composition.... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
20090220665 - Citrus fruit fibers in processed meat: The current invention relates to a mixture of citrus fruit fibers and soy protein flour, use of such mixtures in processed meat and to increase the functionality of soy protein flour.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090220666 - Utilization of stabilized bran in high protein products: The present invention relates to meat product compositions, including meat analog products, including at least one type of bran material as a meat extender. Use of the bran material, such as a stabilized rice bran, provides an extender with added nutritional and cost-effective benefits, while retaining the organoleptic properties of... Agent: Mcdermott, Will & Emery LLP Attn:IPDepartment
20090220667 - Herbal formulations and methods for supplementing caffeinated beverages: Herbal formulations for use in caffeinated beverages are disclosed. A formulation for improving cognitive functions can include Ganoderma lucidum, Semen Zizyphi Spinosae, Herba Cistanches, Gastrodia Elata and Rhizoma Polygonati. A formulation for promoting digestive functions can include Radix Astragali, Rhizoma Dioscoreae, Radix Codonopsis, Fructus Setariae Germinatus, Radix Gentianae and Glycyrrhiza... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC
20090220668 - Clarified tea extract and method of making same: A method of making a clarified tea extract to reduce the cloudiness of a beverage containing the clarified tea extract by producing an aqueous tea extract that contains tea insolubles, adding a food-acceptable acid and a salt to the aqueous tea extract simultaneously and thereafter holding the aqueous tea extract... Agent: The Coca-cola Company Patent & Technology Dept--nat 19
20090220669 - Low trans fat oil blend: A low trans fat oil blend is prepared with partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, palm kernel oil and palm oil. The oil blend comprises: at least about 50% partially hydrogenated vegetable oil having a trans fatty acid content from about 2% to about 8%, from about 20% to about 50% palm... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC
20090220670 - Promoter-based silencing: The present invention relates to unique strategies and constructs for producing a nucleic acid product that downregulates or prevents expression of a desired target polynucleotide.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090220672 - Soybean cultivar 306924721: A soybean cultivar designated 306924721 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 306924721, to the plants of soybean 306924721, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 306924721 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 306924721 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090220673 - Soybean cultivar 7043182: A soybean cultivar designated 7043182 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7043182, to the plants of soybean 7043182, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7043182 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7043182 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090220671 - Soybean cultivar 7614385: A soybean cultivar designated 7614385 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 7614385, to the plants of soybean 7614385, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 7614385 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 7614385 with itself or with another soybean... Agent: Jondle & Associates P.C.
20090220674 - Egg protein product: An expanded extruded high protein product comprising an extrudate of a composition comprising about 10-50% by dry weight of egg white and about 50-90% by dry weight of an edible starch, wherein the product has a moisture content of less than 8%, a protein content of at least 10%, and... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLCPrevious industry: Plastic article or earthenware shaping or treating: apparatus
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