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Bacteriophage virus attacking a bacterium

What are bacteriophages and could they be a solution to bacterial contamination in food?

It seems crazy to suggest introducing a virus to make food safer, especially in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, but there are viruses which have the ability to kill bacteria. There are already countries in Europe and further afield using these bacteriophages in food production to destroy bacterial contamination. What is a bacteriophage? A …

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Everything you need to know about Bacteria in Dairy Production

Without bacteria in dairy production, products like cheese and yoghurt would not exist.  However, for safe food production it is critical that only the right bacteria are allowed to grow and thrive, and that harmful pathogenic bacteria are eliminated from the production and processing. Bacteria in Milk Bacteria in dairy production begins with the milk. …

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