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- Baier, Matthias; Görgen, Mandy; Ehlbeck, Jörg; Knorr, Dietrich; Herppich, Werner B.; Schlüter, Oliver
- Innovative food science & emerging technologies 2014 v.22 pp. 147-157
- Escherichia coli; Valerianella locusta; apples; application parameters; argon (noble gases); atmospheric pressure; chlorophyll; cold; consumer acceptance; cucumbers; disinfection; fluorescence; foodborne illness; good hygiene practices; image analysis; industry; leaves; lettuce; microbial growth; microbial load; microorganisms; oxygen; product quality; raw fruit; risk; sanitation; sanitizers; screening; surface temperature; tomatoes; washing
- ... Fresh fruits and vegetables, destined to be eaten raw or minimally processed only, harbor the risk of conveying pathogenic microorganisms. Factors such as weather conditions, which favor survival or growth of microorganisms, and improper handling during cultivation or in the postharvest chain, can contribute to outbreaks of food-borne illness. Application of chemical sanitizers or physical treatme ...
- Cortez-Vega, William Renzo; Pizato, Sandriane; de Souza, Juliana Tais Andreghetto; Prentice, Carlos
- Innovative food science & emerging technologies 2014 v.22 pp. 197-202
- Micropogonias furnieri; coatings; edible films; firmness; fish; industry; microbial growth; montmorillonite; nanocomposites; odors; pH; papayas; plant tissues; protein isolates; shelf life; viability; weight loss
- ... Edible coatings have been used in the fresh-cut industry as a strategy to reduce the deleterious effects of minimal processing on plant tissues. The objective of this study was to apply edible coatings from protein isolate of Whitemouth croaker with organo-clay montmorillonite in minimally processed papaya slices, throughout the storage of 12days at 5°C, and assess their properties and verify the ...