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Blown pack spoilage in vacuum-packaged meat: A review on clostridia as causative agents, sources, detection methods, contributing factors and mitigation strategies

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Hungaro, Humberto M. [1, 2] ; Caturla, Magdevis Y. R. [2] ; Horita, Claudia N. [2] ; Furtado, Marianna M. [2] ; Sant'Ana, Anderson S. [2]
Número total de Autores: 5
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Univ Fed Juiz de Fora, Dept Pharmaceut Sci, Fac Pharm, Juiz De Fora, MG - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, Fac Food Engn, Dept Food Sci, Campinas, SP - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 2
Tipo de documento: Artigo de Revisão
Fonte: TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY; v. 52, p. 123-138, JUN 2016.
Citações Web of Science: 6

Background: Blown pack spoilage has been attributed almost exclusively to the growth of psychrophilic and psychrotolerant clostridia (PPC). It is the cause of great losses for meat industry. This spoilage is mainly caused by Clostridium estertheticum and it is characterised by a putrid odour, and production of large volumes of gas (mainly carbon dioxide and hydrogen), which result in severe distention of the packaging. Scope and approach: This review summarizes the characteristics of blown pack spoilage caused by psychrophilic and psychrotolerant clostridia, factors affecting the occurrence of this spoilage, sources of contamination, methods of identification and preventive measures. A critical assessment on research needs related to blown pack spoilage is also presented. Key findings and conclusions: In spite of recent developments, numerous facets related to blown pack spoilage research remain unclear. There is limited data on incidence and influencing factors for occurrence of spores and vegetative cells of PPC in meat and abattoir environment. In order to address this aspect, improvements in detection, isolation and typing methods are needed. Besides, more studies on source tracking of PPC from farm to abattoir are demanded. Finally, it is proposed that the reduction of losses due to blown pack spoilage should be achieved through the implementation of an integrated program that takes into account pre- and post-packaging mitigation strategies. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 13/27118-1 - PreditOmics - Uma abordagem de Microbiologia Preditiva, Metagenômica e Metabolômica no Estudo da Estabilidade Microbiológica da Carne Bovina Embalada à Vácuo durante a Estocagem
Beneficiário:Humberto Moreira Hungaro
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado
Processo FAPESP: 14/25028-8 - Uso de ferramentas da microbiologia preditiva, metagenômica e metabolômica para estudo da ecologia microbiana da carne bovina embalada a vácuo durante a estocagem
Beneficiário:Magdevis Yanet Rodríguez Caturla
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Pós-Doutorado