Seed Sanitation – Acetic Acid Sprout Safety Research

Gathered from academic, government and industry sources, we have collected important seed sanitation and acetic acid sprout safety research into this useful repository.

“Curing of Salmonella Enterica, Serovar Typhimurium – Contaminated Cowpea Seeds and Sprouts with Vinegar and Chlorination” Journal of Food Processing & Preservation; Volume 29 Issue 3-4 Page 268  – June 2005; doi:10.1111/j.1745-4549.2005.00027.x; Bhoj Raj Singh, Mudit Chandra, Ravikant Agarwal, and Nagarajan Babu.

“Disinfection of mung bean seed with gaseous acetic acid.”, J Food Prot 1999 Aug;62(8):953-7, Delaquis PJ, Sholberg PL, Stanich K., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Summerland, British Columbia.

“Disinfection of Radish and Alfalfa Seeds Inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella by a Gaseous Acetic Acid Treatment.” Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2011 Jun 8., Nei D, Latiful BM, Enomoto K, Inatsu Y, Kawamoto S., Food Hygiene Laboratory, National Food Research Institute , Tsukuba, Japan.

“Enumeration, Resuscitation, and Infectivity of the Sublethally Injured Erwinia Cells Induced by Mild Acid Treatment”, C.-H. Liao and L. M. Shollenberger. Pages 76-81. Publication no. P-2003-1024-03R., Submitted to: Phytopathology, Publication Acceptance Date: September 9, 2003, Publication Date: January 1, 2004.

“Use of 1% Peroxyacetic Acid Sanitizer in an Air-Mixing Wash Basin to Remove Bacterial Pathogens from Seeds” Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2009 Jul 24. Rajkowski KT, Ashurst K.