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New Approaches to Heat Process Validation: Process Design and Process Surrogates

Investigators
Gaze, Joy
Institutions
Campden BRI
Start date
2013
End date
2015
Objective
One of the most important areas in the industrial application of new heat processes is the validation to prove that the method delivers a stable and safe product when used in the production environment. Thermal processing is a core technique for assuring product safety and methods for assessing thermal process safety need to be continuously developed as the food and drink industries move on. This project will address the development and application of new and improved process validation methods. Validation procedures can utilise both physical measurement of time/temperature and the measurement of the death of relevant organisms to give the food processor the data required to have confidence in the system being used.
Funding Source
Campden BRI
Project source
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Project number
128878
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens