USE OF PHYLLOSPHERE ASSOCIATED LACTIC ACID BACTERIA AS BIOCONTROL AGENTS TO REDUCE BACTERIAL GROWTH ON FRESH PRODUCE

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0181456 A1
Application Date: Jun. 29th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The present invention relates to the use of phyllosphere-associated lactic acid bacteria that demonstrate inhibitory effects on the growth and maintenance of human pathogens, such as Salmonella enterica, on the...
Application Number:
15/377,186
International Classification:
A23L 3/3463 (20060101); A23B 7/154 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A method for controlling a human pathogen on the surface of a food product, the method comprising: a) applying a phyllosphere-associated lactic acid bacterium (PLAB) composition comprising a biologically pure bacterium selected from the group consisting of Lactococcus lactis PTA-122478, Enterococcus avium PTA-1224789, and a combination thereof to the surface...

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CROSS-REFERENCE

The present application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Patent Application Ser. No. 62/272,228, filed Dec. 29, 2015, the content of which is expressly incorporated herein by reference.
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