acceptability of food

acceptability of food

the measure of whether an animal will consume enough of a food to meet its caloric needs.
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About Food Texture Texture plays a critical role in the satisfaction and acceptability of food products.
Sensory analysis, a multi-disciplinary science that uses human panelists and their senses of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing measures the sensory characteristics and acceptability of food products [10, 11]
Long missions and stays on the International Space Station mean that variety and acceptability of food are important for astronauts.
Its evidence added: ``The Government should specify the acceptability of food and drink that may be brought into school''.
Food and Drug Administration's announcement that the Agency will propose a mandatory review process prior to the marketing of new biotech food products, as well as guidance for making label claims for "biotech" or "biotech-free" products, "is a win for consumer confidence in the acceptability of food biotechnology," according to the National Food Processors Association (NFPA).
IFIC's programs are supported by the broad food and beverage industry and address the safety and acceptability of food ingredients, general nutrition concepts and broad questions about the safety of the food supply.
This symposium was arranged to honour the work of Dr Roland Harper who some four decades ago had spoken of the principles of psychology being involved in the acceptability of food.
He goes on to say that the theme of this volume can best be described as an up-to-date aggressive approach to the ecological aspects of food microbiology -- the essentials that are required for the assurance and assessment of microbiological safety, quality and acceptability of foods.