A model describing the relationship between regrowth lag time and mild temperature increase for Listeria monocytogenes.

In order to comply with the consumer demand for ready-to-eat and look 'fresh' products, mild heat treatment will be used more and more in the agrofood industry. Nonetheless there is no tool to define the most appropriate mild heat treatment. In order to build this tool, it is necessary to study and describe the response of a bacterial population to a mild… CONTINUE READING