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.
Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Poultry Science
Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)
Griffis, Carl L.; Slavik, Michael F.; Engler, Phillip V.; and Li, Yanbin, "Method for reducing or eliminating microorganisms in substances by electric stimulation" (1994). Patents Granted. 225.