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Project examines E. coli's viability during romaine post-harvest cooling

26 days ago   |   By Food Safety News

Teresa Bergholz and Jade Mitchell, both Ph.D.'s with Michigan State University , hope to characterize the changes that E. coli O157:H7 goes through on romaine lettuce during post-harvest cold storage.
Their project is titled “Quantifying risk associated with changes in EHEC physiology during post-harvest pre-processing stages of leafy green production.”
Their goal is to develop an easily accessible online tool that industry can use to identify practices that reduce the risks of E. coli O157:H7 transmission via romaine lettuce.
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