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- Moore-Neibel, K.; Gerber, C.; Patel, J.; Friedman, M.; Ravishankar, S.
- Journal of Applied Microbiology 2011 v.112 no.3 pp. 485
- Cymbopogon citratus; Lactuca sativa var. capitata; Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Newport; antimicrobial properties; essential oils; exposure duration; leaves; refrigeration; romaine lettuce; spinach; temperature
- ... We investigated the antimicrobial effectiveness of lemongrass essential oil on organic leafy greens, romaine and iceberg lettuces and mature and baby spinach, inoculated with Salmonella Newport. The influences of exposure times and abuse temperatures on bacterial survival were also investigated. Leaf samples were washed, inoculated with Salm. Newport (6-log CFUml(-1) ) and dried. Inoculated leaves ...