M. L. Harness
University of Tennessee
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#1L. L. Dunn (UT: University of Tennessee)
#2M. L. Harness (UT: University of Tennessee)
Last.F. J. Critzer (WSU: Washington State University)
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ABSTRACT Alternative postharvest sanitizers to chlorine are of increasing interest for many organic growers and consumers. An emulsion of clove bud oil (CBO; 0.2 and 0.5%) or thyme oil (0.2 and 0.5%) was evaluated as a sanitizer for produce washing against a five-serovar cocktail of Salmonella on snacking peppers and compared for antimicrobial efficacy with sodium hypochlorite (200 ppm). To further evaluate these compounds, the sanitation efficacy of an emulsion was examined after the addition o...