Pulsed UV light inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis on eggshells and its effects on egg quality.

@article{Keklik2010PulsedUL,
  title={Pulsed UV light inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis on eggshells and its effects on egg quality.},
  author={Nene Meltem Keklik and Ali Demirci and Paul H. Patterson and V Irendra M. Puri},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 8},
  pages={
          1408-15
        }
}
The majority of Salmonella Enteritidis outbreaks have been related to the consumption of raw or undercooked eggs or egg-containing foods. Therefore, the U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates egg washing for all graded eggs by use of a detergent solution and sanitizer. These agencies and the egg industry have been investigating alternative decontamination techniques, which could better serve the public, minimize costs, and benefit both the public and the industry. Pulsed UV light is an… CONTINUE READING
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