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Pulsed light inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes through different plastic films.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19735198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The efficacy of decontamination by pulsed light technology through different plastic films has been assayed using Listeria monocytogenes Scott A as target microorganism. A 12-mum polyethylene film, a 48-mum polyamide/polyethylene/vinyl acetate-based copolymer, and a 60-mum polyamide/polyethylene copolymer were tested. Noble agar plates were surface inoculated and wrapped with different films. Unwrapped plates were also analyzed as control. Fluences of 0.175 and 0.35 J/cm(2) were applied. Pulsed light treatment achieved the same degree of inactivation (5-5.5 log cfu/cm(2)) in either wrapped or unwrapped samples. All the polymers showed the same behavior. These results indicate that pulsed light technology could be suitable for decontamination of packaged foods.
Authors:
Manuela Fernández; Susana Manzano; Lorenzo de la Hoz; Juan A Ordóñez; Eva Hierro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Foodborne pathogens and disease     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1556-7125     ISO Abbreviation:  Foodborne Pathog. Dis.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101120121     Medline TA:  Foodborne Pathog Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1265-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Nutrición, Bromatología y Tecnología de los Alimentos, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. manuela@vet.ucm.es
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