Plant extracts for the control of bacterial growth: efficacy, stability and safety issues for food application.

@article{Negi2012PlantEF,
  title={Plant extracts for the control of bacterial growth: efficacy, stability and safety issues for food application.},
  author={Pradeep Singh Negi},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={156 1},
  pages={7-17}
}
The microbial safety of foods continues to be a major concern to consumers, regulatory agencies and food industries throughout the world. Many food preservation strategies have been used traditionally for the control of microbial spoilage in foods but the contamination of food and spoilage by microorganisms is a problem yet to be controlled adequately. Although synthetic antimicrobials are approved in many countries, the recent trend has been for use of natural preservatives, which necessitates… CONTINUE READING
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