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Number: 426/237
Name: Food or edible material: processes, compositions, and products > Direct application of electrical or wave energy to food material
Description: Processes directed to applying electrical or wave energy directly to a food material.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
426/241 Heating by electromagnetic wave 338
426/245 Including step of shaping in mold to form final desired configuration 14
426/244 Involving dielectric heating or passage of electric current through food material 108
426/240 Involving ionizing radiation, e.g., beta rays, x-rays, gamma rays, etc. 61
426/238 Involving wave energy of the sonic or pulsating type 138
426/239 Movement of material by an applied electromotive force, e.g., electrodialysis, etc. 40
426/248 Treatment with ultraviolet or visible light 86

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8691257 Water soluble laundry bag and receptacle therefor Apr. 8, 2014
8691306 Process for the electroporation of beet cossettes and device for carrying out this process Apr. 8, 2014
8651015 Electronic sterilization device and method Feb. 18, 2014
8563060 Method for the conservation of a plant material Oct. 22, 2013
8519311 Timber treatment using radio frequency energy Aug. 27, 2013
8501256 Method for processing cocoa beans Aug. 6, 2013
8473235 Metal detector Jun. 25, 2013
8420140 Galvanic package for fruits and vegetables and preservation method Apr. 16, 2013
8404291 Method for use of a food preparation device Mar. 26, 2013
8389035 Means for emitting terahertz radiation Mar. 5, 2013
8383177 Method and system for reducing pathogens Feb. 26, 2013
8326134 Integrated boiler component wiring assembly and method Dec. 4, 2012
8278610 Resonance chamber, especially for an apparatus for pasteurization of liquid products Oct. 2, 2012
8197873 Acoustically-treated food and method for flavor enhancement Jun. 12, 2012
8173189 Magnetic device and method for treating perishable items such as food or ice May. 8, 2012
8163235 Method for removing gaseous or vaporous sterilants from a surface Apr. 24, 2012
8101220 Treatment to reduce microorganisms with carbon dioxide by multiple pressure oscillations Jan. 24, 2012
8038936 Cooking device with deodorization Oct. 18, 2011
7998350 Magnetic treatment device for liquids including a figurine and associated methods Aug. 16, 2011
7988862 Treatment device for magnetically treating liquids including dual figurines and associated methods Aug. 2, 2011
7776373 Apparatus and method for the enhancement of food properties and food prepared therefrom Aug. 17, 2010
7731999 Fat composition for coating food to be cooked and process for producing cooked food Jun. 8, 2010
7695747 Method of producing dried distillers grain agglomerated particles Apr. 13, 2010
7691324 Method and reactor for the non-thermal decomposition and pasteurization of organic process materials by electroporation Apr. 6, 2010
7682641 Method and apparatus for preserving perishable products Mar. 23, 2010
7678401 Blanching vegetables Mar. 16, 2010
7666455 Method for enhancing resveratrol content of peanut compositions Feb. 23, 2010
7654196 Electric field forming apparatus for a fryer Feb. 2, 2010
7611557 Reversed pressure relief valve Nov. 3, 2009
7582319 Production of a shell-like formed consumable item from a fat-containing mass Sep. 1, 2009
7255839 Device and method for treating a substance containing undesirable organisms using a pulsed electrical field Aug. 14, 2007
7230564 Microwave method and system for material inspection Jun. 12, 2007
7155345 System for regulating the handling of milk during the milking process and a method for regulating said milking process Dec. 26, 2006
7135657 Electron source for food treating apparatus and method Nov. 14, 2006
7063867 Process for enhanced flavoring of beverages and product produced therefrom Jun. 20, 2006
7045161 Method of producing processed food May. 16, 2006
6959640 Device for magnetically treating materials and associated methods Nov. 1, 2005
6949721 Electron source for food treating apparatus and method Sep. 27, 2005
6911225 Method and apparatus for non-thermal pasteurization of living-mammal-instillable liquids Jun. 28, 2005
6881431 Microwave heatable bread-based fast food Apr. 19, 2005
6828527 Electron source for food treating apparatus and method Dec. 7, 2004
6821540 Process for treating vegetables and fruit before cooking Nov. 23, 2004
6787105 Process and apparatus for reduction of microorganisms in a conductive medium using low voltage pulsed electrical energy Sep. 7, 2004
6787175 Process for preparing a storage stable premixed batter Sep. 7, 2004
6733434 Method and apparatus for electromagnetically restructuring ingestible substances for organismic consumption May. 11, 2004
6706179 Water magnetizer Mar. 16, 2004
6703066 Flavor enhancer composition containing colloidal silica and method for its preparation and use Mar. 9, 2004
6627242 Microwaveable pizza crust Sep. 30, 2003
6623777 Microwave heatable bread-based fast food Sep. 23, 2003
6590187 High-voltage electric field generating system and fryer therewith Jul. 8, 2003

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