Seed Sanitation - UV Light Sprout Safety Research

Treatment with UV light is one way to mitigate sprout food safety risks. We have collected the latest seed sanitation research related to UV light.

"Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Inoculated Alfalfa Seeds with Pulsed Ultraviolet Light and Response Surface Modeling", J. of Food Sci., Vol. 68, No. 4, 2003, R.R. Sharma and A. Demirci,

"Inactivation of Escherichia coli on alfalfa seeds by ultraviolet (UV-C) irradiation" 2005 IFT Annual Meeting, July 15-20 - New Orleans, Louisiana, Session 54F, Nonthermal Processing: General I, D. Gonzalez-Dector1, F. SAN MARTIN2, E. Palou, and A. López-Malo.