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Meat Science 71.1 (2005): 79-91

Post-harvest interventions to reduce/eliminate pathogens in beef

Microbe(s): Meat Science 71.1 (2005): 79-91

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In 1999 the foodborne pathogens Salmonella, Listeria, Campylobacter, and Escherichia coli (both O157 and non-O157) were estimated to cause more than 6 million illnesses and approximately 9000 deaths each year. However, the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on the sources and incidence of foodborne disease, released in 2004, has shown a dramatic decrease in E. coli...

Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65.9 (1999): 4276-4279

Efficacy of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water for Inactivating Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enteritidis, and Listeria monocytogenes

Microbe(s): Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65.9 (1999): 4276-4279

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The efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing water for inactivating. Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enteritidis, and Listeria monocytogenes was evaluated. A five-strain mixture of E. coli O157:H7,S. enteritidis, or L. monocytogenes of approximately 108 CFU/ml was inoculated in 9 ml of electrolyzed oxidizing water (treatment) or 9 ml of sterile, deionized water (control) and incubated at 4 or 23 C...

International Journal of Food Microbiology 61.2 (2000): 199-207

Efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) and chemically modified water on different types of foodborne pathogens

Microbe(s): International Journal of Food Microbiology 61.2 (2000): 199-207

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This study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) and chemically modified water with properties similar to the EO water for inactivation of different types of foodborne pathogens (Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereus). A five-strain cocktail of each microorganism was exposed to deionized water (control), EO water and chemically...

Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 25.2 (2001): 91-100

Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes biofilms by electrolyzed oxidizing water

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 25.2 (2001): 91-100

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This study investigates the resistance of Listeria monocytogenes biofilms on stainless steel surfaces to electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water. A direct agar overlay method was used to estimate the attached bacteria on stainless steel coupons after an EO water treatment. A scraping method was also used to quantify the adherent cell populations after the EO water treatment. The stainless steel surface...

Letters in Applied Microbiology 35.4 (2002): 321-325

Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes/Flavobacterium spp. biofilms using chlorine: impact of substrate, pH, time and concentration

Microbe(s): Letters in Applied Microbiology 35.4 (2002): 321-325

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Aims: To determine the effect of chlorine on mixed bacterial biofilms on stainless steel (SS) and conveyor belt surfaces. Methods and Results: Biofilms were exposed to pH-adjusted (6.5) and non-pH-adjusted solutions of chlorine (200, 400 and 600 ppm) for either 2, 10 or 20 min and survivors enumerated. There were significant differences in cell death relating to chlorine concentration and...

Journal of Food Protection 66.8 (2003): 1379-1384

Stability of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water and Its Efficacy against Cell Suspensions of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria monocytogenes

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 66.8 (2003): 1379-1384

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Electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water has proved to be effective against foodborne pathogens attached to cutting boards and poultry surfaces and against spoilage organisms on vegetables; however, its levels of effectiveness against Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella Typhimurium in cell suspensions have not been compared with those of other treatments. In this study, the oxidation reduction...

International Journal of Food Microbiology 91.1 (2004): 13-18

Effects of chlorine and pH on efficacy of electrolyzed water for inactivating Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes

Microbe(s): International Journal of Food Microbiology 91.1 (2004): 13-18

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The effects of chlorine and pH on the bactericidal activity of electrolyzed (EO) water were examined against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes. The residual chlorine concentration of EO water ranged from 0.1 to 5.0 mg/l, and the pH effect was examined at pH 3.0, 5.0, and 7.0. The bactericidal activity of EO water increased with residual chlorine concentration for both pathogens,...

Journal of Food Protection 68.7 (2005): 1375-1380

Enhancing the bactericidal effect of electrolyzed water on Listeria monocytogenes biofilms formed on stainless steel

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 68.7 (2005): 1375-1380

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Biofilms are potential sources of contamination to food in processing plants, because they frequently survive sanitizer treatments during cleaning. The objective of this research was to investigate the combined use of alkaline and acidic electrolyzed (EO) water in the inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes biofilms on stainless steel surfaces. Biofilms were grown on rectangular stainless steel...

Journal of Food Engineering 113.4 (2012): 548-553

Stability of low concentration electrolyzed water and its sanitization potential against foodborne pathogens

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Engineering 113.4 (2012): 548-553

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Low concentration electrolyzed water (LcEW) has been proved to be an effective sanitizer against pathogens in cell suspensions as well as pathogens and spoilage organisms attached to vegetables, poultry and meat. In this study, effect of current, electrolysis time and salt concentration on physical properties (pH, ORP and ACC) and inactivation efficacy of LcEW was monitored. Pure cultures of...

Journal of Food Science 77.4 (2012)

Transmission Electron Microscopic Analysis Showing Structural Changes to Bacterial Cells Treated with Electrolyzed Water and an Acidic Sanitizer

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Science 77.4 (2012)

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The effects of various sanitizers on the viability and cellular injury to structures of Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua were investigated. A food grade organic acidic formulation (pH 2.5) and acidic, neutral, and basic electrolyzed water [AEW (pH 2.7, oxidation reduction potential; ORP: 1100 mV, free available chlorine; FAC: 150 ppm), NEW (pH 6.9, ORP: 840 mV, FAC: 150 ppm), BEW (pH 11.6,...

Food Control 34.2 (2013): 472-477

Effect of neutral electrolyzed water on lux-tagged Listeria monocytogenes EGDe biofilms adhered to stainless steel and visualization with destructive and non-destructive microscopy techniques

Microbe(s): Food Control 34.2 (2013): 472-477

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The presence of Listeria monocytogenes in food processing environment is a risk of food contamination by persistent cells due to their ability to attach to stainless steel and other surfaces. We aimed to study biofilms formation of lux-tagged L. monocytogenes EGDe on stainless steel surfaces and their control using neutral electrolyzed water (NEW), where biofilms development was monitored using...

Food Control 32.2 (2013): 626-631

Effects of water hardness and pH on efficacy of chlorine-based sanitizers for inactivating Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes

Microbe(s): Food Control 32.2 (2013): 626-631

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The effects of hardness and pH of water used to prepare electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water and bleach solutions on the bactericidal activity of sanitizer prepared from the water were examined. EO water and bleach solutions were prepared with hard water of 0, 50, 100, and 200 mg/l as CaCO3 at pH 5, 6, 7, and 8. Increased water hardness tended to increase free chlorine and oxidation-reduction...

Food Control 53 (2015): 117-123

Efficacy of acidic and alkaline electrolyzed water for inactivating Escherichia coli O104: H4, Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter jejuni, Aeromonas hydrophila, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus in cell suspensions

Microbe(s): Food Control 53 (2015): 117-123

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This study investigated the effect of electrolyzed water on pathogenic bacteria cell suspensions. Specifically, we evaluated the efficacy of strong and weak acidic electrolyzed waters (SACEW, WACEW) and strong and weak alkaline electrolyzed waters (SALEW, WALEW) on Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Listeria monocytogenes, Aeromonas hyificantly more resistant to ALEW compared to ACEW. Results also show...

Food Control 71 (2017): 17-25

Estimation of growth parameters of Listeria monocytogenes after sublethal heat and slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) treatment.

Microbe(s): Food Control 71 (2017): 17-25

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Time to detection experiments (TTD) based on turbidometry using an automatic Bioscreen C is a useful and straightforward method for estimating microbial growth parameters (lag time (), growth rate () and work to be done (h0)) at constant temperature. This study investigated the effects of slightly acidic electrolyzed water (SAEW) and heat treatment on Listeria monocytogenes growth at different...

Journal of Food Protection 62.8 (1999): 857-860

Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes on Plastic Kitchen Cutting Boards by Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 62.8 (1999): 857-860

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One milliliter of culture containing a five-strain mixture of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (1010 CFU) was inoculated on a 100-cm2 area marked on unscarred cutting boards. Following inoculation, the boards were air-dried under a laminar flow hood for 1 h, immersed in 2 liters of electrolyzed oxidizing water or sterile deionized water at 23 C or 35 C for 10 or 20 min; 45 C for 5 or 10 min; or 55 C for...

Letters in Applied Microbiology 40.5 (2005): 341-346

Inactivation of Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus on stainless steel and glass surfaces by neutral electrolysed water

Microbe(s): Letters in Applied Microbiology 40.5 (2005): 341-346

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Aim: To ascertain the efficacy of neutral electrolysed water (NEW) in reducing Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Listeria monocytogenes on glass and stainless steel surfaces. Its effectiveness for that purpose is compared with that of a sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) solution with similar pH, oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) and active chlorine content. Methods...

Journal of Food Protection 70.1 (2007): 102-108

Direct measurement of chlorine penetration into biofilms during disinfection

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 70.1 (2007): 102-108

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This study evaluated the efficacy of neutral electrolyzed water (NEW; 64.1 mg/liter of active chlorine) to reduce populations of Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and Listeria monocytogenes on plastic and wooden kitchen cutting boards. Its effectiveness was compared with that of a sodium hypochlorite solution (NaClO; 62.3 mg/liter of active chlorine). Inoculated...

Food Control 24.1 (2012): 116-122

Effect of neutral electrolyzed water and nisin on Listeria monocytogenes biofilms, and on listeriolysin O activity

Microbe(s): Food Control 24.1 (2012): 116-122

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All food processing surfaces are potential sites for biofilm formation of foodborne pathogens, which may result in increased virulence and better adaptation to survival in foods. This study was aimed to evaluate the effect of two antimicrobials, neutral electrolyzed water (NEW) and nisin, and their combination, on Listeria monocytogenes Scott A biofilms formed on glass and stainless steel...

Journal of Food Engineering 110.4 (2012): 541-546

Efficacy of neutral electrolyzed water for sanitization of cutting boards used in the preparation of foods

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Engineering 110.4 (2012): 541-546

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The effectiveness of neutral electrolyzed water (NEW) to sanitize cutting boards used for food preparation was investigated. Cutting boards made of hardwood and bamboo were inoculated with Escherichia coli K12 and Listeria innocua, dried for 1 h, washed, rinsed and sanitized with NEW, sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) solution, or tap water (control). After each washing protocol, surviving bacterial...

Food control 33.1 (2013): 232-238

Sanitizing effectiveness of commercial active water technologies on Escherichia coli O157: H7, Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes

Microbe(s): Food control 33.1 (2013): 232-238

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Electrochemically activated water (ECAW), also known as electrolyzed water, and ozonized water are typically effective in inactivating bacteria, but their generation typically uses high current and voltage. A few simpler antimicrobial technologies that are also based on the application of a mild electrical current have been recently marketed to food retail and service customers claiming to have...

Poultry Science 82.1 (2003): 158-162

The effect of electrolyzed oxidative water applied using electrostatic spraying on pathogenic and indicator bacteria on the surface of eggs

Microbe(s): Poultry Science 82.1 (2003): 158-162

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Research was conducted to compare the effectiveness of electrolyzed oxidative (EO) water applied using an electrostatic spraying system (ESS) for killing populations of bacteria that are of concern to the poultry industry. Populations of pathogenic bacteria (Salmonella typhimurium, Staphylococcus aureus, and Listeria monocytogenes), and the indicator bacterium Escherichia coli were applied to...

Journal of Food Protection 68.5 (2005): 986-990

Efficacy of electrolyzed water in inactivating Salmonella enteritidis and Listeria monocytogenes on shell eggs

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 68.5 (2005): 986-990

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The efficacy of acidic electrolyzed (EO) water produced at three levels of total available chlorine (16, 41, and 77 mg/liter) and chlorinated water with 45 and 200 mg/liter of residual chlorine was investigated for inactivating Salmonella Enteritidis and Listeria monocytogenes on shell eggs. An increasing reduction in Listeria population was observed with increasing chlorine concentration from 16...

Journal of Food Protection 69.9 (2006): 2143-2150

Efficacy of electrolyzed water in the inactivation of planktonic and biofilm Listeria monocytogenes in the presence of organic matter

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Protection 69.9 (2006): 2143-2150

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The ability of electrolyzed (EO) water to inactivate Listeria monocytogenes in suspension and biofilms on stainless steel in the presence of organic matter (sterile filtered chicken serum) was investigated. A five-strain mixture of L. monocytogenes was treated with deionized, alkaline EO, and acidic EO water containing chicken serum (0, 5, and 10 ml/liter) for 1 and 5 min. Coupons containing L....

Journal of Food Science 77.1 (2012)

Effects of slightly acidic low concentration electrolyzed water on microbiological, physicochemical, and sensory quality of fresh chicken breast meat

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Science 77.1 (2012)

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Anticmicrobial effect of slightly acidic low concentration electrolyzed water (SlALcEW) and strong acidic electrolyzed water (StAEW) on fresh chicken breast meat was evaluated in this study. Meat samples each of 10 0.2 g in weight and 2.5 2.5 cm2 in size were experimentally inoculated with Listeria monocytogenes (ATCC 19115) and Salmonella Typhimurium (ATCC 14028) and subjected to...

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

Preventing Salmonella colonization of chickens: electrostatic application of electrolyzed oxidative acidic water

Microbe(s): The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension

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Salmonella spp. may be found in the nest box of breeder chickens, cold egg-storage rooms at the farm, on the hatchery truck, or in the hatchery environment (5). These bacteria may then be spread to fertilized hatching eggs on the shell or, in some cases, may penetrate the shell and reside just beneath the surface of the eggshell.Research has demonstrated that contamination of raw poultry products...

Journal of Food Science 66.5 (2001): 729-733

Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes in recirculated brine for chilling thermally processed bacon using an electrochemical treatment system

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Science 66.5 (2001): 729-733

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An electrochemical treatment system consisting of a pulsed electrical power supply and an electrical treatment chamber was designed and evaluated for inactivation Listeria monocytogenes in recirculated brine for chilling processed bacons. The brine was tested under different currents and temperatures. An average D-value of 1.61 min in the storage tank could be achieved at 7 mA/cm3 current with...

Meat Science 68.3 (2004): 463-468

Comparison of electrolyzed oxidizing water with other antimicrobial interventions to reduce pathogens on fresh pork

Microbe(s): Meat Science 68.3 (2004): 463-468

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To date, the effectiveness of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water against bacteria associated with fresh pork has not been determined. Using a hand-held, food-grade garden sprayer, distilled water (W), chlorinated water (CL; 25 ppm), 2% lactic acid (LA), acidic EO water (EOA), or aged acidic EO water (AEOA; stored at 4 C for 24 h) was sprayed (15 s) onto pork bellies inoculated with feces...

Meat Science 71.2 (2005): 327-333

Application of electrolyzed oxidizing water to reduce Listeria monocytogenes on ready-to-eat meats

Microbe(s): Meat Science 71.2 (2005): 327-333

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Experiments were conducted to determine the effectiveness of acidic (EOA) or basic electrolyzed oxidizing (EOB) water, alone or in combination, on ready-to-eat (RTE) meats to reduce Listeria monocytogenes (LM). Frankfurters or ham surfaces were experimentally inoculated with LM and subjected to dipping or spraying treatments (25 or 4 C for up to 30 min) with EOA, EOB, and other food grade...

Food Science and Biotechnology 21.6 (2012): 1549-1555

Modeling the response of Listeria monocytogenes at various storage temperatures in pork with/without electrolyzed water treatment

Microbe(s): Food Science and Biotechnology 21.6 (2012): 1549-1555

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The objective of this study was to develop a model of the growth of Listeria monocytogenes in pork untreated or treated with low concentration electrolyzed water (LcEW) and strong acid electrolyzed water (SAEW), as a function of temperature. The experimental data obtained under different temperatures (4, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 C) were fitted into the modified Gompertz model to generate the growth...

Food Control 30.1 (2013): 176-183

Synergistic effect of low concentration electrolyzed water and calcium lactate to ensure microbial safety, shelf life and sensory quality of fresh pork

Microbe(s): Food Control 30.1 (2013): 176-183

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The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of low concentration electrolyzed water (LcEW) and other carcass decontaminants against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes in fresh pork and to conduct the shelf life/sensory study of pork. Pork samples were inoculated with approximately 5 log cfu/g of afore mentioned pathogens and dip treated with distilled water...

Food Control 47 (2015): 277-284

Combined effects of slightly acidic electrolyzed water and fumaric acid on the reduction of foodborne pathogens and shelf life extension of fresh pork

Microbe(s): Food Control 47 (2015): 277-284

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This study evaluated the efficacy of the individual treatments (slightly acidic electrolyzed water [SAcEW] or fumaric acid [FA]) and their combination to reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus, and Salmonella Typhimurium in fresh pork as well as to study the shelf life and sensory quality (color, odor, and texture) of pork during storage at 4 and 10 C....

Foods 5.2 (2016): 42

Evaluation of Electrolytically-Generated Hypochlorous Acid (Electrolyzed Water) for Sanitation of Meat and Meat-Contact Surfaces.

Microbe(s): Foods 5.2 (2016): 42

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Electrolyzed water generators are readily available in the food industry as a renewable source of hypochlorous acid that eliminates the need for workers to handle hazardous hypochlorite concentrates. We applied electrolyzed water (EW) directly to multi-strain cocktails of Listeria monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7, and Salmonella sp. at 250 ppm free available chlorine (FAC) and achieved greater than...

2004 ASAE Annual Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2004

of electrolyzed oxidizing water to Inactivate Escherichia coli O157: H7 and Listeria monocytogenes Scott A on raw salmon.

Microbe(s): 2004 ASAE Annual Meeting. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2004

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Raw fish is prone to risk of microbial outbreaks due to contamination of pathogenic microorganisms. Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes are among the pathogens associated with raw fish. Therefore, it is important to treat raw fish to inactivate pathogenic microorganisms. Electrolyzed oxidizing water is novel antimicrobial agent containing acidic solution with a pH of 2.6- 2.9, ORP...

International Journal of Food Microbiology 106.3 (2006): 248-253

Effects of electrolyzed oxidizing water on reducing Listeria monocytogenes contamination on seafood processing surfaces

Microbe(s): International Journal of Food Microbiology 106.3 (2006): 248-253

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The effects of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water on reducing Listeria monocytogenes contamination on seafood processing surfaces were studied. Chips (5 5 cm2) of stainless steel sheet (SS), ceramic tile (CT), and floor tile (FT) with and without crabmeat residue on the surface were inoculated with L. monocytogenes and soaked in tap or EO water for 5 min. Viable cells of L. monocytogenes were...

Journal of Food Engineering 72.3 (2006): 234-241

Electrolyzed oxidizing water treatment for decontamination of raw salmon inoculated with Escherichia coli O157: H7 and Listeria monocytogenes Scott A and response surface modeling

Microbe(s): Journal of Food Engineering 72.3 (2006): 234-241

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Raw fish is prone to the risk of microbial outbreaks due to contamination by pathogenic microorganisms, such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes. Therefore, it is essential to treat raw fish to inactivate pathogenic microorganisms. Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water (EO) is a novel antimicrobial agent containing acidic solution with a pH of 2.6, Oxidation Reduction Potential (ORP) of...

Journal of food science 75.4 (2010): M231-M238

Efficacy of sanitized ice in reducing bacterial on fish fillet and in the water collected from the melted ice

Microbe(s): Journal of food science 75.4 (2010): M231-M238

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This study investigated the efficacy of sanitized ice for the reduction of bacteria in the water collected from the ice that melted during storage of whole and filleted Tilapia fish. Also, bacterial reductions on the fish fillets were investigated. The sanitized ice was prepared by freezing solutions of PROSAN (an organic acid formulation) and neutral electrolyzed water (NEW). For the whole fish...

Food Control 24.1-2 (2012): 214-219

Efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing water against Listeria monocytogenes and Morganella morganii on conveyor belt and raw fish surfaces

Microbe(s): Food Control 24.1-2 (2012): 214-219

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Listeria monocytogenes and Morganella morganii have been implicated in listeriosis outbreaks and histamine fish poisoning, respectively. Possible sources of contamination of food products include processing equipment, food handlers, and fish smokehouses. Treatment of food preparation surfaces and of whole fish during handling with agents such as, electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water, could reduce...

Food Research International 47.2 (2012): 331-336

Physicochemical properties and bactericidal activities of acidic electrolyzed water used or stored at different temperatures on shrimp

Microbe(s): Food Research International 47.2 (2012): 331-336

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The objective of this study was to evaluate physicochemical properties and bactericidal activities of acidic electrolyzed water (AEW) used or stored at different temperatures on shrimp. Three independent experiments were carried out. The first experiment was to evaluate the physicochemical properties and bactericidal activities of AEW used at three different temperatures (4, 20, 50 C) against...

Food Control 54 (2015): 317-321

The bactericidal activity of acidic electrolyzed oxidizing water against Escherichia coli O157: H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes on raw fish, chicken and beef surfaces

Microbe(s): Food Control 54 (2015): 317-321

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The bactericidal efficacy of acidic electrolyzed oxidizing water (AC-EW) (pH = 2.30, free chlorine = 38 ppm) and sterile distilled water (DW) on three pathogens (Escherichia coli O157:H7 Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria monocytogenes) inoculated on raw trout skin, chicken legs and beef meat surfaces was evaluated. The decontaminating effect of AC-EW and DW was tested for 0 (control), 1, 3, 5...

Food Control 60 (2016): 401-407

Efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing water as a pretreatment method for reducing Listeria monocytogenes contamination in cold-smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Microbe(s): Food Control 60 (2016): 401-407

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Listeria monocytogenes contamination in ready-to-eat (RTE) fish products, in particular in cold-smoked salmon is an important food safety concern. This study evaluated the antimicrobial activity of electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water as a pretreatment method during the process of cold-smoked salmon to inactivate L. monocytogenes. In addition, the effect of EO water treatment on the sensory and...