International Sugar Journal

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

Part I detailed 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. In Part II of this paper this method, in conjunction with conventional TAB plating techniques, were used to study the effect of low pressure…

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