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on August 5, 2020

Compound stops Listeria spread during food processing

Cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide is active in both light and dark to prevent bacterial growth.

Researchers at the University of Houston have discovered a new compound, cobalt-doped titanium-dioxide (CoO-TiO2), that could halt the reproduction of Listeria monocytogenes and other bacteria in food products.

“The compound that we used in this study is basically a heavy metal in combination with the titanium-dioxide. It…

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