flash pasteurization


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flash pasteurization

[¦flash pas·chə·rə′zā·shən]
(microbiology)
A pasteurization method in which a heat-labile liquid, such as milk, is briefly subjected to temperatures of 230°F (110°C).
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Combining antimicrobial coatings or films with flash pasteurization further reduced L.
After the outbreak, Odwalla began heating its juices in a process called flash pasteurization to kill possible pathogens.
Odwalla now uses a process called "flash pasteurization" which the company says kills only harmful pathogens, and retains more enzymes and vitamins than conventional techniques.
Some firms use flash pasteurization, in which the beer is treated before filling, so the bottle isn't subjected to high pressures and temperatures.
Some others remain suspicious of flash pasteurization, questioning especially its affect on aging.
Additional methods that can sanitize food include, irradiation of meat, through low-dose radiation or electron beams, steam pasteurization, flash pasteurization and ultraviolet radiation.
A flash pasteurization or tunnel pasteurizer are possible alternatives.
The processing facility utilizes HPP technology in the production of dressings and some beverages and harnesses flash pasteurization to help ensure food safety.
Additionally, aseptic packaging is being influenced by shifts in preferred package formats and food processing advances that enable flash pasteurization of a broader range of foods.