International Sugar Journal

Mitigating the presence of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris, from beverage grade medium invert sugar syrup utilizing UV- Irradiation: Part I [Full subscriber]

Part I details the discovery and identification of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris in the incoming raw materials and processing system in our manufacturing facilities and the possible tainting with guaiacol, a metabolic product of this bacterium of our finished product used specifically in the beverage industry. Technical efforts applied as a result of this discovery leading to the adoption of a commercially available device and method to detect the presence of the TAB A. acidoterrestris bacterium is discussed.…

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