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Citrus: Safe Handling Practices for Consumers
... where the peel may have been torn during harvest. Any wounds provide hiding places for microbial contamination. Be sure freshly squeezed citrus juice is covered and kept cold. Those who are more ... heat kills pathogens). Wash cutting boards, dishes, utensils, and counter tops often. This prevents cross contamination of clean produce by a dirty surface or utensil. Use hot soapy water and rinse ...
... Dairy cattle reproduction Milking Machine and Mastitis Control Handbook Milking Management I - The Udder Minimizing Microbial Contamination in Feed Mills Producing Poultry Feed Mycobacteriosis in Fish Mycoplasm Mastitis Myeloid Leukosis (J-virus ...
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Microorganisms, Bacteria, and Viruses in Drinking Water
... the possibility of microbial contamination, contact your water company. If you use a private water supply, have your water tested by a reputable lab. Treatments do exist for microbial contamination, but, it ... coliforms are the standard by which microbial contamination is measured. Coliforms will be one of the first bacteria present in the water should contamination occur, and they will be in much ...
EXTOXNET FAQS - Bottled Water
... has been contaminated, it will be up to you to have your water tested for contamination. Your water has a strange taste or smell, that you cannot live with. This is ... . If you prefer the convenience of bottled water, but are concerned about the shelf life, microbial contamination, or would just like some tips from an expert on water disinfection, the Kansas State ...
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Treating Fern Spores with Bleach
... Spores with Bleach Geoff Simmons The use of sodium hypochlorite solution to reduce or eliminate microbial contamination of fern spores is often recommended. The question of whether the use of such ... that "We thus recommend that surface sterilization be avoided unless it is required to prevent contamination". Although the authors (R. Hamilton and C. Chaffin) were only dealing with spores of ...
Sprouts, Commercial Vegetable Production Guides, North Willamette Research and Extension Center
... source of information on sprout production is: Sprout Publications, POB 62, Ashland, OR 97520. MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION ISSUES As sprouts have become more popular, some food safely issues have emerged. Some ... and lettuce; and Cyclospora on raspberries. Chemical sanitizers have been tested to reduce surface contamination of seed by some of these organisms. Internal seed infections must be dealt with ...
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U-Picks and Good Ag Practices
... Agricultural Practices) program. Of particular concern is minimizing microbial contamination to the produce. There are many opportunities for contamination to occur during the production, harvest and post ... contamination include customers having dirty hands, pets being allowed in the fields, and dirty harvest containers. Customer education is an important component in minimizing contamination risks ...
Does Pressure-Treated Wood Belong in Your Garden?
... kids ingest dirt. Water contains background arsenic too, but there might also be arsenic from contamination. The current EPA limit for arsenic in drinking water is 50 parts per billion. In ... beds. Bourquin feels that from a food safety standpoint, microbial contamination like E. coli 0157:H7 is of much greater concern. "Compared to microbial risks, arsenic exposure doesn't seem a big problem ...
Terpstra urges apple industry success in tackling new challenges
... expressed a desire that the public change its focus from pesticides to foodborne illness from microbial contamination. The pesticide issue has not gone away. The Food Quality Protection Act and how it ... concern over foodborne pathogens tops the consumer list of food concerns. Incidents of E. coli contamination of cider have put the apple industry in the middle of the storm. "Initially, this ...
RRes - PPI Division - Microbial diversity in soil
... expression studies (Mendum et al., 1998). Recent studies have included the impact of heavy metal contamination on rhizobia (Hirsch et al., 1993) and other soil bacteria (O'Flaherty et al., 2001 ... , S.P., O'Flaherty, S.M. & Hirsch, P.R,. (2000) Comparison of methods to investigate microbial populations in soils under different agricultural management. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 33, 129-137. Mendum, T ...
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