Comparison of chlorine and a prototype produce wash product for effectiveness in killing Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on alfalfa seeds.

@article{Beuchat2001ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of chlorine and a prototype produce wash product for effectiveness in killing Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on alfalfa seeds.},
  author={Larry R. Beuchat and Thomas E. Ward and Charles A. Pettigrew},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={152-8}
}
Outbreaks of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with alfalfa and other seed sprouts have occurred with increased frequency in recent years. This study was undertaken to determine the efficacy of a liquid prototype produce wash product (Fit), compared with water and chlorinated water, in killing Salmonella and E. coli O157:H7… CONTINUE READING