Cleaning Effect of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water by Containing Food Additives

식품첨가제를 첨가한 전해산화수의 세정효과

  • Published : 2002.06.01


This study, to enhance the sterilization, browning inhibition and precooling effect of electrolyzed oxidizing water(EOW) as cleaning water on food industry, was carried out to investigate the efficacy of electrolyzed oxidizing water(EOW) with 0.85% NaCl, 0.5% ethanol, polysorbate 80 of 1 ppm, 0.5% lemon juice and 0.5% citron juice. Escherichia coli KCTC 1039 with initial count of 5.63$\times$10$\^$8/ CFU/mL were reduced to <10$^1$CFU/mL after 15∼30 sec when it was treated by electrolyzed oxidizing water added with various food additives. Bacillus cereus KCTC 1012 were reduced to <10$^1$ CFU/mL after 2 minutes treatment with electrolyzed oxidizing water containing polysorbate 80 and ethanol. Iactobacillus plantarum KCTC 3108 were reduced to <10$^1$CFU/mL after 30 sec treatment with electrolyzed oxidizing water containing polysorbate 80, citron juice and lemon juice, respectively. Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora KCTC 2776 were reduced to <10$^1$CFU/mL after 30 sec treatment with electrolyzed oxidizing water containing polysorbate 80 and lemon juice. Browning inhibition effect was determined by comparison of polyphenol oxidase activity. Inhibition ratio of polyphenol oxidase was approximately 62∼84% in most treatments with the exception of 57% and 25% inhibition by 0.5% ascorbic acid and polysorbate 80, respectively. Sliced potato dipped in electrolyzed oxidizing water containing NaCl and citron juice for 30 minutes showed significantly low PPO activity, 64 units in treatment with NaCl and 91 units in treatment with citron juice. At the same time, changes in color value(△E) of sliced potato was below 3 in most treatments.


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