Microbiological quality of packaged ice from various sources in Georgia.

  title={Microbiological quality of packaged ice from various sources in Georgia.},
  author={Stephanie L Mako and Mark A. J. Harrison and Vijendra Sharma and Fanbin Kong},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  volume={77 9},
This study determined the microbiological and chemical quality of ice produced and bagged on premises in retail establishments and in free-standing self-service ice vending machines in the state of Georgia and compared the results with that from ice produced by manufacturing companies monitored by the International Packaged Ice Association. Two hundred fifty bags of packaged ice samples were obtained from retail locations and self-service ice vending machines, along with 25 bags of packaged… CONTINUE READING

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