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    • Heat-treatment of a perishable food to destroy heat-sensitive…
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pasteurisation definition

  • noun:
    • Heat-treatment of a perishable food to destroy heat-sensitive vegetative cells followed closely by immediate cooling to restrict development of the enduring cells and germination of spores.
    • partial sterilization of meals at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without significant alterations in the chemistry of the food
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