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Post Harvest Treatment of Fresh Produce with Chlorine Dioxide

Investigators
Tsai, Lee
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
1999
End date
2001
Objective
To develop technologies for use of chlorine dioxide in the sterilization of fresh produce.
More information
Apply chlorine dioxide gas phase treatment of produce to assess efficacy against aerobic bacteria, dose response requirements, residues, and quality implications to treated produce. Extend to pilot scale if appropriate. Documents CRADA with Intl Dioxide.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
5325-42000-024-01T