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pasteurization


Louis Pasteur first used pasteurization to prevent wine and beer from souring.
  partial sterilization of foods (such as milk) at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
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  • Louis Pasteur first used pasteurization to prevent wine and beer from souring.
  • IBP, for example, has installed expensive steam pasteurization cabinets at all of its beef slaughterhouses.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "Lou said, "Pasteurization is named after Louis Pasteur, the scientist who discovered a process that kills bacteria and makes milk safe to drink."
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • When used properly, steam pasteurization cabinets can kill off most of the E. coli 0157:H7 and reduce the amount of bacteria on the meat’s surface by as much as 90 percent.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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  • The meatpacking industry is also working hard to get rid of the word "irradiation," much preferring the phrase "cold pasteurization!’
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pasteurization [8] , virus [1] , bacteria [2] , cloning [2] , quarantine [2] , vaccine [2] , chromosome [4] , microbe [4] , natural selection [6] , endorphin [7] , theory of evolution [7] , Y chromosome [8] , collagen [8] , evolutionary psychology [8] , pheromone [8] , histamine [9] , in vitro fertilization [9]
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