A predictive model for the non-thermal inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis in a food model system supplemented with a natural antimicrobial.

Home-made taramasalad, a traditional Greek appetizer, was inoculated with Salmonella enteritidis supplemented with different concentrations of oregano essential oil (0.0, 0.5, 1.0, 2.0% v/w) and stored at different temperatures (5, 10, 15, 20 degrees C). The product's pH was adjusted from 4.3 to 5.3 with lemon juice. At each combination of the environmental… CONTINUE READING