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on July 29, 2020

Coating prevents cross-contamination during meat processing

Titanium dioxide kills bacteria in the presence of UV light, oxygen and water.

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have developed a durable antimicrobial coating that eliminates foodborne germs and prevents cross-contamination in food processing facilities, including in meat processing plants.

“Food contact surfaces may be sources of microbial contamination, and foodborne disease outbreaks have been linked to poultry products in the…

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