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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition - AACC Method 28-93.01. Direction of Insect Penetration into Food Packaging

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Extraneous Matter

AACC Method 28-93.01
Direction of Insect Penetration into Food Packaging

VIEW METHOD

Objective
This method determines characteristics of insect chewing on food packaging materials to differentiate between exit and entrance holes. (Note that, in mature infestations with multiple stages, insects often enlarge entry holes for exit and reentry.) The method is applicable to various types of packaging materials.