About The Author

Sherrill Wesley Josewin is a researcher affiliated with the National University of Singapore. Her areas of expertise are microbiology, molecular biology, and mycology. Her research focuses on food control and food microbiology.

 

A Novel Intervention Technology To Kill Deadly Bacteria On Cantaloupe Rinds Using Blue Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

A study conducted by food microbiologists from National University of Singapore and Korea National University of Transportation shows that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs), particularly of wavelengths 405 and 460 nm, have an antibacterial effect against deadly bacteria on fresh fruits. The study tested the hypothesis against Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. that are two prevalent pathogens linked