Safety and regulation of yeasts used for biocontrol or biopreservation in the food or feed chain

@article{Sundh2010SafetyAR,
  title={Safety and regulation of yeasts used for biocontrol or biopreservation in the food or feed chain},
  author={Ingvar Sundh and Petter Melin},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
  year={2010},
  volume={99},
  pages={113-119}
}
Yeasts have been important components of spontaneous fermentations in food and beverage processing for millennia. More recently, the potential of utilising antagonistic yeasts, e.g. Pichia anomala and Candida spp., for post-harvest biological control of spoilage fungi during storage of plant-derived produce (‘biopreservation’) has been clearly demonstrated. Although some yeast species are among the safest microorganisms known, several have been reported in opportunistic infections in humans… CONTINUE READING
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