Nanostructured photocatalysts disinfect contaminated surfaces in combination with ultraviolet (UV) light and could be used to enhance food safety within the plant as well as ensuring efficiency and cost gains, claims new research.
Scientists in the UK have developed a method of determining whether
eggs labelled as free-range or barn have in fact been laid under
battery conditions, suggesting eggs could be tested without the
need to visit farms.
Hanovia has just launched its new Quantum in-line medium pressure
UV system, a low-cost device designed specifically for small-flow
industrial process and water applications (up to 120 m3/hr) in the
food and beverage industries.
Moderate consumption of alcohol may improve health and longevity
through the prevention of diseases such as cancer and heart
disease, but a recent study shows that some forms of alcohol could
play a role, both beneficial and harmful,...
The challenge of preventing the harmful impact from UV light should
not be ignored by makers of beverages and food products packaged in
PET according to research studies by the Belgium-based Milliken
Researchers working in Canada have discovered that an optimal UV
irradiation system can be developed for individual food products,
taking into account the UV transmittance of each product. These
findings, published in the Journal...
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have
developed a more efficient, less costly method of disinfecting
water used in food processing. The new Advanced Disinfection
Technology System relies on ultraviolet...