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US: Research shows antimicrobial coatings reduce cantaloupe contamination

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Quality Assurance & Food Safety: According to new research, applying antimicrobial coatings to whole cantaloupes during storage significantly reduces contamination by pathogenic bacteria, and has the potential to improve their microbiological safety and extend their shelf life.

Read the full article at the Quality Assurance & Food Safety website