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- Brassill, Natalie, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of food protection 2019 v.82 no.3 pp. 454-462
- Escherichia coli K12; Lactuca sativa var. capitata; Salmonella Newport; bacteria; bioluminescence; cross contamination; dipping; image analysis; lettuce; stainless steel; welding
- ... Contaminated coring tools may transfer bacteria to iceberg lettuce. The efficiency of coring tool design modifications in reducing bacterial transfer to lettuce heads was evaluated under simulated field operations. The standard coring tool consists of a stainless steel cylindrical tube welded to a tab that is inserted into a plastic handle. Design modifications included removal of the welded porti ...