Ozone Sprout Safety Research

Gathered from academic, government and industry sources, we have collected important ozone sprout safety research into a single location.

"A comparative study on the effectiveness of chlorine dioxide gas, ozone gas and e-beam irradiation treatments for inactivation of pathogens inoculated onto tomato, cantaloupe and lettuce seeds."  Int J Food Microbiol. 2011 Mar 30;146(2):203-6. Epub 2011 Feb 18. Trinetta V, Vaidya N, Linton R, Morgan M. Department of Food Science, Purdue University, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

"Application of Ozone for Inactivation of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 on Inoculated Alfalfa Sprouts", Journal Of Food Processing And Preservation Research, 27 (2003) 51-64, Sharma, Demirci, Beuhat, Fett.

"Basics of Ozone Applications for Postharvest Treatment of Vegetables", T.V Suslow, PhD, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis.

"Decontamination of Alfalfa Seeds and Sprouts with Ozone", Fett WF, Plant Science & Technology Research Unit, ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA, CRIS: 1935-41420-005, Agricultural Research Service, National Program 108, Food Safety Progress Report 2001, Section 10: Produce and Animal Manure. 

"Effect of Alfalfa Seed Washing on the Organic Carbon Concentration in Chlorinated and Ozonated Water", Rajkowski, Kathleen; Rice, Eugene - EPA, Submitted to: Journal Of Food Protection, Publication Acceptance Date: November 3, 2003, Publication Date: N/A.

"Efficacy of Ozonated Water Against Various Food-Related Microorganisms" Restaino, Frampton, Hemphill, Palnikar, R&F Laboratories, Inc, 1997.

"Efficacy of Ozone in Killing Listeria monocytogenes on Alfalfa Seeds and Sprouts and Effects on Sensory Quality of Sprouts", Journal of Food Protection: Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 44-51.,  W. N. Wade, A. J. Scouten, K. H. McWatters, R. L. Wick, A. Dmeirci, W. F. Fett, and L. R. Beuchat

"Inactivation of Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 on Inoculated Alfalfa Seeds with Ozonated Water and Heat Treatment", March 2002, Journal of Food Protection: Vol. 65, No. 3, pp. 447­451., Ratna R. Sharma, Ali Demirci, Larry R. Beuchat, William F. Fett.

"Inactivation of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 on Inoculated Alfalfa Seeds with Ozonated Water Under Pressure", Journal of Food Safety, Vol. 22 No.2, July 2002, Ratna R. Sharma, Ali Demirci, Larry R. Beuchat, William F. Fett.

"Ozone and its current and future application in the food industry."Adv Food Nutr Res. 2003;45:167-218, Kim JG, Yousef AE, Khadre MA., Department of Food Science and Technology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA.

"Ozone use as an antimicrobial agent on broccoli sprouts inoculated with Escherichia coli" Session 85 (85-7), Quality Assurance, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, 2001-06-26 Room 265 , 2001 IFT Annual Meeting - New Orleans, Louisiana , C. E. BEYER and B. C. Hampson. Food Science and Nutrition Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

"Sequential Disinfection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Inoculated Alfalfa Seeds Before and During Sprouting Using Aqueous Chlorine Dioxide, Ozonated Water, and Thyme Essential Oil" Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie, Volume 36, Issue 2 , March 2003, Pages 235-243, N. Singh R. K. Singh