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ARS food technologist Carl Olsen (right) adds carvacrol, the main active antimicrobial compound in oregano essential oil, to a flavorful tomato-based mixture while technician Rachelle Woods spreads the mixture to form an antimicrobial edible film. Once the film dries, it will be tested against pathogenic bacteria, such as E. coli O157:H7.


Photo by Peggy Greb.

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