b. Product Characteristics.
(1) The Medical Diet Field Feeding Supplement consists of liquid and soft
foods that are quickly prepared, off-the-shelf (OTS) commercial components.
(2) Each supplement provides a 15-day supply for 50 patients. When
combined with the UGR, includes the following diet orders:
(a) 30 Clear Liquid Diets.
(b) 10 Full Liquid Diets.
10-20 Dental Liquid Diets.
(d) 25 High Calorie/High Protein Diets.
15 Interval Feeding Diets.
(3) Each module is unitized into three shipping containers, two modules per
tier on a pallet, four tiers, for a total of eight Medical Diet Field Feeding Supplements per
The shelf life is 12 months at 80F (27C).
Each tri-wall container weighs 443 pounds.
c. Additional Information.
(1) The supplement is not a stocked item; it is ordered and purchased on an
"as needed" basis.
(2) The Medical Diet Field Feeding Supplement may be used in combination
with the UGR. Those soldiers at a field hospital able to chew eat the UGR and soldiers
unable to chew are given the Medical Diet Field Feeding Supplement.
The Medical Diet Field Feeding Supplement replaced the Medical B