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Post Harvest Treatment of Fresh Produce with Chlorine Dioxide


To develop technologies for use of chlorine dioxide in the sterilization of fresh produce.

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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.

Tsai, Lee
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
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