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How to Stop Melanosis (Black Spots) on Raw Shrimp

Introduction: In an article entitled Studies on Black Spotted Shrimp (1951), E. A. Fieger defines the formation of black spot on shrimp as melanosis.[1] This harmless but objectionable discoloration occurs primarily along the swimmerets, head, tail, and nearby shell areas.[2] Melanosis is an enzymatic browning process induced by polyphenoloxidase (PPO) which induces the oxidation of phenolic substrates to quinones. It … Continue reading

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Worldwide Janitor Adds Sodium Bisulfite to Product Selection for Shrimpers

Worldwide Janitor seeks to satisfy the commercial shrimping industry need for low-cost sodium bisulfite by providing the ability to order the product online in bulk quantities. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 —¬†Worldwide Janitor¬†introduces Sodium Bisulfite to their growing line of Commercial Marine Products. Also known as “Shrimp Powder,” this product is popular on the Gulf Coast due in … Continue reading

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