Assessment of Contamination Levels of Foodborne Pathogens Isolated in Major RTE Foods Marketed in Convenience Stores

편의점에서 판매중인 주요 RTE food 중 위해미생물의 오염도 평가

  • Published : 2005.04.30

Abstract

Contamination levels of total aerobic bacteria, coliforms, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Bacillus cereus In commercial Samgakkimbabs and sandwiches from southern Gyeounggi-do were monitored. Total aerobic bacteria counts in Samgakkimbabs and sandwiches were 3.50-5.54 and $3.88-6.29log_{10}CFU/g$, for coliforms 1.25-317 and $1.53-5.08log_{10}CFU/g$, for S. aureus 0.30-5.20 and $0.10-4.18log_{10}CFU/g$, and for B. cereus 0.88-2.48 and $0.22-2.18log_{10}CFU/g$, respectively. E. coli was not isolated from all Samgakkimbabs and sandwiches except from one sample of sandwich salad ingredient. Results indicate hygiene of commercial Samgakkimbabs and sandwiches was deleterious.

Keywords

Samgakkimbab;Sandwich;Esherichia coli;Staphylococcus aureus;Bacillus cereus

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