Efficacy of household washing treatments for the control of Listeria monocytogenes on salad vegetables.

@article{Nastou2012EfficacyOH,
  title={Efficacy of household washing treatments for the control of Listeria monocytogenes on salad vegetables.},
  author={Aikaterini Nastou and Jonathan Rhoades and Petros Smirniotis and Ioanna Makri and Michael George Kontominas and Eleni Likotrafiti},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={247-53}
}
The efficacy of household decontamination methods at reducing Listeria monocytogenes on fresh lettuce (Lactuca sativa), cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and parsley (Petroselinum sativum) was studied. Inoculated vegetable pieces were immersed in washing solutions and surviving L. monocytogenes enumerated. Parameters investigated were storage temperature prior to… CONTINUE READING