University of Arizona researchers have developed edible fruit- and vegetable-based antimicrobial films to inactivate Salmonella in bagged organic leafy green salads.

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Edible Films Containing Plant Antimicrobials Inactivate Salmonella Newport on Organic Leafy Greens

Tech ID: UA14-068

Invention:
Antimicrobial edible films can be used by the food industry to inactivate Salmonella in bagged organic leafy green salads. This technology provides a scientific basis for large-scale application of edible fruit- and vegetable-based antimicrobial films on foods to improve microbial food safety.

Key Benefits

Films are edible
Large scale application

Applications

Food safety

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