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- Kamat, A.S., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2005 v.85 no.13 pp. 2213-2219
- carrots; raw vegetables; minimally processed foods; fresh-cut foods; food irradiation; gamma radiation; shelf life; food contamination; bacterial contamination; food pathogens; Escherichia coli; Yersinia enterocolitica; Listeria monocytogenes; food safety; decontamination; coliform bacteria; molds (fungi); food storage; food nutrient losses; sucrose; carotenes; ascorbic acid
- ... Minimally processed non-irradiated carrots (sliced) exhibited diverse microflora at initial level. During storage, bacterial number increased with the presence of pathogenic bacteria accompanied by a loss of total solids. On the other hand gamma-irradiation at an optimal dose of 2 kGy offered a pathogen-free, hygienic product with insignificant losses in nutrients such as in sucrose, total caroten ...
- Kamat, A.S., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of food safety 1994 v.14 no.2 pp. 117-130
- Listeria; meat; incidence; seafoods; food storage; food microbiology; India
- ... Thirty eight samples of fresh, frozen and dry seafoods and 27 samples of fresh and cold stored meat and meat products obtained from retail shops were examined for the presence of Listeria spp. Direct plating of the sample homogenate on Listeria Selective Agar (LSA) was compared with the two step enrichment method devised by Hao et al. for detecting Listeria spp. in vegetables. We report that modif ...