flash pasteurization


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flash pasteurization

A method of ensuring the bacteriological safety of milk and other liquid foodstuffs by subjecting it briefly to temperatures of 110 C.
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The food giant issued a statement the following day, explaining that its flash pasteurization method, high-temperature short-time (HTST) processing, could lead to a shorter shelf life if the milk is not transported and stored at consistent low temperatures during summer.
The data they came up with indicate that using antimicrobial packaging alone, or in combination with steam flash pasteurization, can prevent foodborne illness caused by the post-processing contamination of RTE meat products.
Also, flash pasteurization systems and water recovery in the packaging process were implemented; and the installation of a new Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), with renewable energy systems with solar panels and wind generator for external lighting.
The German-manufactured Krones bottling line uses state of the art technology, including flash pasteurization, to package products without any human intervention - achieving even higher quality control and upgrading the brewery's packaging capacity by nearly 50%.
This kind of packaging involves flash pasteurization treatment of products to be filled so that they retain their original texture, aroma, and organoleptic characteristics.
Convenient and safe to use, the unit offers accuracy of -[+ or -]0.2[degrees]F and is specifically optimized for food and dairy applications, providing convenient switch-selectable testing at 40[degrees]F (cold food holding temperature), 150[degrees]F (clean-in-place return line temperature), 161[degrees]F (flash pasteurization of milk), and 175[degrees]F (flash pasteurization of ice cream, eggnog, frozen desserts, etc.).
To be mevusbal, today's winemakers can use flash pasteurization, which they claim does not affect the wine.
Today, with flash pasteurization, mevushal wines have improved markedly in quality.
In most cases "flash pasteurization" is done which simply means heating to a higher temperature for a shorter period of time before chilling the milk once again.