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Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens

Investigators
Luo Y
Institutions
University of Iceland
Start date
2013
End date
2015
Objective
1) Investigate the mechanism of bacterial attachment and persistence on fresh produce; 2) Investigate the dynamic effect of organic loads on sanitizer concentration and efficacy to inactivate pathogens; 3) Improve food quality and safety via novel technologies including active and intelligent packaging, surfactant applications, and antimicrobial gas treatments.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
8042-32420-005-43S
Accession number
424243
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Legislation and Regulations
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Chemical Contaminants