Seed Sanitation – Isothiocyanates Sprout Safety Research

We proudly offer these articles on seed sanitation and isothiocyanates research for your reading pleasure. Still have questions? Give us a call. Nobody knows sprout safety better than ISS!

There are approximately 3200 crucifer sprouts, such as radish, mustard, cress, broccoli and cabbage, most of which are rich in isothiocyanates.

“Bactericidal Activity of Isothiocyanate Against Pathogens of Fresh Produce”, January 2000, Journal of Food Protection: Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 25­30., Chia-Min Lin, Jeongmok Kim, Wen-Xian Du, and Cheng-I Weibstract

Plant Compounds Evaluated as Alfalfa Seed Disinfectants, Preliminary Study”, Larry R. Beuchat, Research Professor,  The Center for Food Safety and Quality Enhancement, Griffin, GA.