Seed Sanitation - Calcinated Calcium Sprout Safety Research

Calcinated calcium is a hot topic in sprout food safety circles. We have collected important seed sanitation information and calcinated calcium sprout safety research into a single location.

Inhibition of Growth of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Fresh Radish (Raphanus sativus L.) Sprout Production by Calcinated Calcium, Journal of Food Protection: Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 128-132., M. L. Bari, H. KusunokiI, T. Uemura, H. Furukawa and H. Ikeda, Graduate School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, Osaka Prefecture UniversityK. Isshiki, K.,National Food Research Institute, Ibaragi, Japan.

"Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on raw vegetable sprouts" 25.may.11, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Fransisca, Lilia

"Efficacy of chlorine and calcinated calcium treatment of alfalfa seeds and sprouts to eliminate Salmonella", Int J Food Microbiol. 2003 Nov 1;87(3):301-6. Gandhi M, Matthews KR. Department of Food Science, Cook College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 65 Dudley Road, 08901-8520, New Brunswick, NJ, USA