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LETHALITY TREATMENT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-06-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Food Safety
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
DEF

A process ... that eliminates or reduces the number of pathogenic microorganisms on or in a product to make the product safe for human consumption.

CONT

Examples of lethality treatments are cooking or the application of an antimicrobial agent or process that eliminates or reduces pathogenic microorganisms.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Salubrité alimentaire
  • Microbiologie et parasitologie
DEF

Procédé [...] qui élimine ou réduit la charge en microorganismes pathogènes sur ou dans un produit afin de le rendre sûr pour la consommation humaine.

CONT

Des exemples de traitements de létalité sont la cuisson ou l'application d'un agent antimicrobien ou d'un procédé afin d'éliminer ou de réduire la charge en microorganismes pathogènes.

Spanish

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