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PMP FAQs - Survival (Non-Thermal Inactivation) Models
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1. What acidulant (acid) was used in the broth models to adjust pH?

You should read the publication for the model to determine the acid that was used. In general, Survival (Non-Thermal Inactivation) models were developed using an organic acid (lactic acid) as the acidulant.

Last Modified: 1/20/2006
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