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Batch

A group of instruments, especially checks and other demands for payment, that a company keeps for processing later in the day. For example, if a retailer is paid with 30 checks in a given morning, these checks collectively are called a batch. Using batches is becoming less common among retailers as customers increasingly pay with debit and credit cards. A batch is also called a block.
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Dearne Valley Foods is recalling batches of McWurst Scotch Egg products because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in two separate batches.
"There is no immediate safety concern for consumers and only three batches are affected.
Experion Batch is designed for industries such as pharmaceutical, specialty chemical and food processing, where manufacturers are challenged to increase operator efficiency and product quality while using fewer resources to reduce costs.
On its website and through materials available to grocers, dietitians and others, the Beef Checkoff provides step-by-step instructions for batch cooking cuts like shredded beef and steak, from choosing cuts to cooking beef to assembling meals and storing them in containers for use later in the week.
* Reduce or eliminate overtime required for batch system cleanup.
Based on the 2D system theory, the closed-loop batch processes with ILC can be expressed 2D time series model [7].
For a given cluster [l.sup.(n)] charged by batch processing cost, it is sufficient to consider [mathematical expression not reproducible] in DP recursive equations.
As silver jubilarians in 2011, the batch launched the Ateneo College '86 Freedom Fund for the following beneficiaries: the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation, the Mision de la Compania de Jesus for elderly and infirm Jesuits, the Maria Lena Buhay Memorial Foundation, and the Kythe Foundation.
The unit is designed with a retractable inlet for rapid, thorough wash down, a stationary discharge, and a rotating drum with proprietary mixing flights that tumble, turn and fold material gently, imparting minimal energy to the batch while achieving 100 percent uniformity in two to three minutes, regardless of disparities in the bulk densities, particle sizes or flow characteristics of batch ingredients.
Detectamet's new tough batch traceability tags are metal detectable and heat shock resistant so they can cope with extreme temperatures from -25[degrees]C to 250[degrees]C (-13 to 482[degrees]F).