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New Developments in Decontaminating Fresh and Processed Plant Products


This webcast, supported by the IFT Fruit & Vegetable Products Division, is free to IFT members.

Hear from Industry and academic experts including Dr. Bassam Annous from USDA, who explores decontaminating fresh and fresh-cut produce using a chlorine dioxide gas packaging system, Dr. Sudhir Sastry from Ohio State University, who demonstrates pathogen inactivation in fresh produce by incorporating sanitizers into existing operations within the product chain, and Dr. Brendan Niemira from USDA, who examines micro/ pathogen inactivation by plasma.

Intended Audience(s): Food Processors, Food Microbiologists, Product Developers, Company Management, Plant Production Personnel, Quality Assurance Managers and Supervisors, Food Safety Specialists, Product Manufacturers, Research Staff, Regulators, Academics, Students
Learning Level(s): Intermediate, Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: $25
Member Registration Fee: FREE
Student Registration Fee: FREE
Presentation Date: 11/13/12 1:00 PM
Duration: 90 Minutes


Dr Bassam A Annous
Rsrch Mcrblgst
Usda-ars-Eastern Regional Research Center

Sudhir K Sastry

Ohio State Univ

Dr Brendan A Niemira
Research Leader
USDA-ARS Eastern Regional Research Ctr

Dr Dalip K Nayyar
Dir R&D
Irwin Naturals