The group of A. Stratakos investigated the inactivation of the foodborne pathogens Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on stainless steel after a treatment with cold plasma.
Plasma in food industry has established itself for solving the problem of possible contaminations in food processing. A decontamination of the food contact surfaces is indispensable. The foodborne pathogens Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella are common and have to be eliminated. Cold atmospheric plasma is used for the inactivation. Read our technical report about the inactivation of foodborne pathogens on stainless steel surfaces to get more information.