Control of viruses in the food industry

Project title: Effective control of viruses in the food manufacturing industry
Member Funded Research Project number: 147082

Why are we undertaking this project?

The food industry needs effective control measures for viruses. It’s therefore essential to assess/validate antimicrobial treatments against viruses and select the correct surrogates to validate food control measures.

What are we doing as part of this project?

Investigating the effect of product composition, processing, fresh produce decontamination and storage on the survival and inactivation of various surrogates of human viral pathogens.

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Project Lead:
Annette Sansom

Jan 2019 - Dec 2021

Steering MIG: Microbiology

Project outputs

RSSs, R&Ds and guidelines

Project RSSs, R&Ds and guidelines

Related categories to this project

Hygiene Microbiology Viruses

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