November 29, 2012

Ultrasound Could Blast Away Bacteria from Spinach

Nancy Shute, NPR


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Salad producers haven't succeeded in banishing E. coli and other dangerous microbes from fresh greens, though they've tried hard. As we've reported before, it's a major challenge to both growers and the environment. But one scientist thinks he's making progress – with a spinach spa that zaps bad bugs with ultrasound.

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TAGGED: Food Safety, Bacteria, Ultrasound

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