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Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Apple Cider and Orange Juice Treated with Combinations of Ozone, Dimethyl Dicarbonate, and Hydrogen Peroxide
Journal of Food Science (2005)
  • David A Golden, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Abstract
Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in apple cider and orange juice treated with ozone in combination with antimicrobials was evaluated. E. coli O157:H7 or Salmonella was suspended in cider and orange juice, and ozone was pumped into juices (4°C) containing dimethyl dicarbonate (DMDC; 250 or 500 ppm) or hydrogen peroxide (300 or 600 ppm) for up to 90 min (study 1) or 60 min followed by 24-h storage at 4°C (study 2). Study 1: No combination of treatments resulted in a 5-log colony-forming units (CFU) /mL reduction of either pathogen. Study 2: All combinations of antimicrobials plus ozone treatments, followed by refrigerated storage, caused greater than a 5-log CFU/mL reduction, except ozone/DMDC (250 ppm) treatment in orange juice. Ozone treatment in combination with DMDC or hydrogen peroxide followed by refrigerated storage may provide an alternative to thermal pasteurization to meet the 5-log reduction standard in cider and orange juice.
Keywords
  • E. coli O157:H7,
  • Salmonella,
  • juice,
  • ozone,
  • dimethyl dicarbonate,
  • hydrogen peroxide
Publication Date
May, 2005
Citation Information
David A Golden. "Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Apple Cider and Orange Juice Treated with Combinations of Ozone, Dimethyl Dicarbonate, and Hydrogen Peroxide" Journal of Food Science Vol. 70 Iss. 4 (2005)
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