Marshall, Douglas L.
Coggins, Patti C.
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Salmonella enterica Typhimurium is a common foodborne pathogen, and ready-to-eat (RTE) seafood is a potential source of Salmonella outbreaks. Lactic acid is a classical preservative in the meat industry and it is used with high efficacy to sanitize meat surfaces. Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) is a cationic quaternary ammonium compound proposed for use as a pathogen intervention substance. Cetylpyridinium chloride activity can be potentially affected by interactions between cetylpyridinium chloride and lactic acid. Lactic acid treatment (up to 1%) reduced Salmonella Typhimurium counts by less than 0.5 log cfu/g. Cetylpyridinium chloride treatment (up to 1%) reduced Salmonella Typhimurium counts by 0.9 log cfu/g. Cetylpyridinium chloride treatment at 18 and 45°C reduced populations of Salmonella Typhimurium by 1.34 and 1.14 log cfu/g. Combined treatment with cetylpyridinium chloride and lactic acid at 18 and 45°C decreased Salmonella Typhimurium counts by 0.83 log cfu/g and 1.05 log cfu/g. The single intervention of cetylpyridinium chloride was more effective than lactic acid used alone or combination of cetylpyridnium chloride and lactic acid to reduce Salmonella Typhimurium attached on ready-to-eat shrimp.
Kim, Hyejin, "Effects Of Lactic Acid And Cetylpyridinium Chloride As Immersion Treatments To Reduce Populations Of Salmonella Typhimurium Attached On Ready-To-Eat Shrimp" (2007). Theses and Dissertations MSU. 1762.
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