Research news from the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
15 December 2003: The presence of E.coli bacteria, found in foods such as egg white and apple juice, is a major public health concern. The bacteria have, in the past, been inactivated by heat pasteurisation -- which can affect flavour and consistency. New evidence published in the Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, however, suggests that UV irradiation may prove to be a better and more cost effective method of eliminating the risks posed by E. coli bacteria.
Researchers working in Canada discovered that an optimal UV irradiation system can be developed for individual food products, taking into account the UV transmittance of each product. With the optimal fluid depth and UV dose, significant decrease in active E. coli bacteria was observed in both apple juice and liquid egg white.
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Physicists observe how electron-hole pairs drift apart at ultrafast speed, but still remain strongly bound.
Modern electronics relies on ultrafast charge motion on ever shorter length scales. Physicists from Regensburg and Gothenburg have now succeeded in resolving a...
Engineers create novel optical devices, including a moth eye-inspired omnidirectional microwave antenna
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