Comparison of water wash, trimming, and combined hot water and lactic acid treatments for reducing bacteria of fecal origin on beef carcasses.

@article{Castillo1998ComparisonOW,
  title={Comparison of water wash, trimming, and combined hot water and lactic acid treatments for reducing bacteria of fecal origin on beef carcasses.},
  author={Alejandro Castillo and Lisa M. Lucia and Kelvin J. Goodson and Jeffrey W. Savell and Gary R. Acuff},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={1998},
  volume={61 7},
  pages={823-8}
}
Cleaning treatments, such as high-pressure water wash at 35 degrees C or trim, alone and combined with sanitizing treatments, such as hot water (95 degrees C at the source), warm (55 degrees C) 2% lactic acid spray, and combinations of these two sanitizing methods, were compared for their effectiveness in reducing inoculated numbers (5.0 to 6.0 log CFU/cm2) of Salmonella typhimurium, Escherichia coli O157:H7, aerobic plate counts, Enterobacteriaceae, total coliforms, thermotolerant coliforms… CONTINUE READING

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