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- Fink, Rok; Oder, Martina; Stražar, Eva; Filip, Sebastjan
- Food control 2017 v.80 pp. 267-272
- vegetative cells, etc ; Bacillus cereus; absorbance; bakery industry; biofilm; biomass; cleaning; cleaning agents; contact angle; food contact surfaces; foods; gentian violet; hygiene; polyurethanes; roughness; spores; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Bakery food contact surfaces generally include conveyor belts where the foodstuff is in contact with surfaces for long periods. The aim of the study was to analyse biofilm levels of B. cereus by initially inoculated vegetative cells and spores on different polyurethane conveyor belts. The overall biomass of the biofilm was measured using the optical density of absorbed crystal violet dye in cells. ...