of raw almonds consumed in the United States must be pasteurized
the minimum log reduction required to meet USDA regulatory compliance for pasteurization in almonds
wholesale value of the California almond market
APEX 85 is a chemical free versatile pasteurization system for nuts & seeds. In the era that food safety is industry's first priority, the APEX 85 delivers a 3-5 Log reduction in E. faecium (Salmonella surrogate) ensuring safe product.
Salmonella, a pathogenic microorganism that is the source of many food outbreaks, is frequently found on nuts and seeds. FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) changed the food safety system by focusing on prevention rather than a response to an outbreak. Since then, to ensure consumer safety, raw product must be treated before entering the retail market.
Almonds, peanuts, cashews, pistachios, macadamia nuts, Brazil nuts, sesame and chia seeds.
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