Time-temperature effects on Salmonellae and Staphylococci in foods. III. Thermal death time studies.


Thermal death time studies were conducted at 5 F intervals from 130 to 150 F with strains of salmonellae and enterotoxigenic staphylococci. Heat-resistant Salmonella senftenberg strain 775W, Staphylococcus aureus strains 196E and Ms149, and non-heat-resistant Salmonella manhattan were studied in custard, chicken à la king, and ham salad. The F(140) values… (More)

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