In the last few months sesame seed has been an issue in the media. Organisms that may occasionally be found on sesame seed such as Listeria and E. coli are commonly controlled with effective chemicals such as Ethylene Oxide.
However, Ethylene Oxide is forbidden in the EU.
As a result large quantities of sesame seed have been recalled and removed from supermarket shelves across Europe.
Did you know that our CleanLight UV Hoods are being employed effectively to eliminate such pathogens from sesame seed without the use of ethylene oxide? And without the high investment costs and high energy costs of steam based systems? These UV Hoods may be placed onto existing cleaning lines in Africa, India, or Europe.
Read the full article here, on postharvest.biz.