Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

2-1-1994

Abstract

Describes a method for the reduction or elimination of microbes in liquid or food products. The passage of a waveform, such as a DC square-wave, of a specific amplitude, duty cycle and current through the liquid or food product for a specific time period, allows for the elimination of microbes such as Salmonella Typhimurium from a variety of substances, including water, milk and solid food products.

Department

Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Poultry Science

Patent Number

US5282940

Application Filed

7-20-1992

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Carl L. Griffis, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Michael F. Slavik, Department of Poultry Science; Phillip V. Engler, Department of Poultry Science; Yanbin Li, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

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