Journal of Food Microbiology

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Perspective - Journal of Food Microbiology (2022) Volume 6, Issue 2

Microorganisms in our food, an ongoing problem with new solutions

Dominique Aury *

Department of Food Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

*Corresponding Author:
Dominique Aury
Department of Food Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Received: 04-Mar-2022, Manuscript No. AAFMY-22-110;  Editor assigned 07-Mar-2022, Manuscript No. AAFMY-22- 110 (PQ); Reviewed:  21-Mar-2022, QC No AAFMY -22- 110; Revised: 23-Mar-2022, Manuscript No. AAFMY -22- 110 (R); Published: 30-Mar-2022, DOI:10.35841/aafmy-6.2.110

Citation: Aury D. Microorganisms in our food, an ongoing problem with new solutions. J Food Microbiol. 2022;6(2):106

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While the world might be centered around SARS CoV-2 and Covid-19 this year, irresistible infections by different organic entities, including microorganisms, growths, or parasites keep on occurring. Specifically, various foodborne sickness flare-ups happened only this year in the United States and different nations. The Special Issue named "Advancement of Novel Anti-Microbials to Reduce Bacterial Contamination of Food" is devoted to tracking down new answers for a continuous issue. With this Commentary, the Special Issue Editor frames the continuous issue and presents instances of current methods to alleviate the issue, along with restrictions of these intercessions. Brief exploration rundowns will be incorporated for those Special Issue writers who have been in correspondence with the Special Issue Editor before accommodation of their article or who have presented their article early [1].

An average food handling chain comprises of the crude creature or plant, butcher (of the creature) or reap (of the plant), handling in an office, frequently bundling, and afterward dispersion to the shopper. incorporates instances of natural circumstances that sway the presence of food borne microorganisms, as well as normal wellsprings of microbial tainting. The crude food stage incorporates the pre-gather climate, where developing creatures and plants are presented to numerous natural circumstances and stressors, including yet not restricted to UV openness, temperature, and stickiness. On plants, tainting by E. coli, S. enterica, and L. monocytogenes relies upon water system water, fertilizer, and untamed life dung. To confuse matters, pre-gather natural circumstances can expand protection from post-collect burdens, including those that microbes will insight during handling and that are pointed toward diminishing their numbers. At the collect stage, transmission of microorganisms can rely upon the temperature inside the office, as well as stickiness and air circulation. While gathering (butchering) creatures, the stows away and the digestive organs of dairy cattle can be wellsprings of defilement at collect (butcher) stage. The subsequent stage, food handling inside the office includes many surfaces, including ledges and transport lines. For plants, handling can include sequential rounds of wash water [2].

Intercessions to inactivate microorganisms on food are assorted. At the food handling stage, they incorporate compound, physical, and organic medicines. For meat, for example, hamburger or chicken and certain vegetables including salad greens, substance treatment with natural acids is a typical practice, frequently utilized in blend with different medicines. As one model, Carpenter and colleagues had the option to decrease E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella by 0.6 to 1 log/cm2 on hamburger and chicken meat surfaces by a mix of 2% levulinic corrosive with lactic corrosive or acidic corrosive. On salad greens, chlorine as well as scope of different synthetic compounds are utilized in the washing machine water to lessen cross-defilement. Intriguingly, the viability of such medicines can be restricted due to the inactivation of the free chlorine by new cut plant exudates, which works with cross-defilement during the wash cycles. Moreover, microscopic organisms can shape biofilms on many surfaces, including hardened steel, when treated with sub-deadly groupings of the counter microbial. Among the natural medicines, bacteriophages have acquired significance. As one model, a mixed drink of six lytic bacteriophages was utilized to control Salmonella in pet food, so it can as of now not be communicated to people [3].


This Special covers an amazing cluster of novel procedures to diminish microbial tainting of food and food items. From against microbial medicines to phages, as well as genomics ways to deal with diminishing bacterial defilement, we present a scope of naturally inferred intercessions and incorporate synthetic strategies to decide the adequacy of hostile to microbial. These original strategies are largely in a general sense not the same as what is presently being used and once in application, ought to support the moderation of food borne bacterial contaminations infections.


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