Research – Pulsed light technology effectively kills harmful pathogens in new study

Science Daily

Novel food decontamination method inactivates pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella

A light-based, food sanitization technique successfully eliminated multiple harmful pathogens in a new study. The pulsed light technique shows promise as an effective alternative to the chemical, heat and water-based antimicrobial technologies commonly used in the food industry — and could be applicable more generally in sanitized environments such as hospitals, water treatment facilities and pharmaceutical plants, according to the researchers.

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