The present study was conducted by an ad hoc subcommittee of the Committee on Military Nutrition Research. The Subcommittee on Technical Specifications for a High-Energy Emergency Relief Ration was established by the Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine in response to a request from USAID and DOD to develop technical specifications for a product for use in food relief after natural disasters or other emergency situations around the world. The specifications are to be used by both agencies in their calls for bids from U.S. food manufacturers to supply such a product.
Table of Contents
|2 Nutrient Content and Special Considerations||17-96|
|3 Processing and Packaging of the Emergency Food Product||97-128|
|4 Performance Specifications||129-140|
|Appendix Biographical Sketches of Subcommittee Members||141-143|
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