Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 1st, 2003
In a study from the United States, "the effects of heating temperature (60 to 73.9 degrees C), sodium lactate (NaL; 0.0 to 4.8% [wt/wt]), and/or sodium diacetate (SDA; 0.0 to 0.25% [wt/wt]) and of the interactions of these factors on the heat resistance of a five-strain mixture of Listeria monocytogenes in 75% lean ground beef were examined."
"Thermal death times for L. monocytogenes in filtered stomacher bags in a circulating water bath were determined," according to V.K. Juneja and coauthors at the United States Department of Agriculture. "The...
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