Basic Aspects

  • Lothar Leistner
  • Grahame W. Gould
Part of the Food Engineering Series book series (FSES)


To be effective, the hurdles employed for food preservation must either inhibit the growth of the microorganisms that occur in a particular foodstuff or inactivate them. Unfortunately, most microorganisms resist the effects of inhibitory hurdles to some extent and sometimes their resistance is extreme and difficult to overcome.


Compatible Solute Food Preservation Bacterial Spore Clostridium Botulinum Preserve Food 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lothar Leistner
    • 1
  • Grahame W. Gould
    • 2
  1. 1.Federal Centre for Meat ResearchKulmbachGermany
  2. 2.BedfordUK

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