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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2409-1

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Image Number D2409-1

In tests of the effectiveness of sequential infrared heating and hot air (SIRHA) pasteurization, almonds were inoculated with bacteria and then treated with SIRHA. Here, microbiologist Maria Brandl places treated almonds into a washing device, and research associate Gokhan Bingol inspects the wash water for any surviving bacteria.

 

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Last Modified: 1/31/2012
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