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Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes on cheese using lactic acid bacteria as a biocontrol system intervention

Investigators
Brashears, Mindy
Institutions
Texas Tech University
Start date
2018
End date
2018
Objective
(1) Quantify the amount of reduction a LAB intervention has on L. monocytogenes on three types of artesian soft cheeses and two types of commercial hard cheeses (2) Conduct sensory testing on treated and untreated cheeses using a triangle testing procedure, (3) Evaluate LAB bacteriocin by means of a three-step method to purify and characterize bacteriocins described by Guyonnet et al.​
Project source
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Categories
Listeria
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Dairy