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on July 12, 2019

5 plant-based antimicrobials fight Salmonella on dog food

After three days of storage, all five plant-based antimicrobials reduced Salmonella’s survival on dog food compared to untreated kibble.

Five antimicrobial chemicals extracted from plants reduced the survival of Salmonella Schwarzengrund on dry dog food in an experiment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration classifies all five compounds as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS), meaning the antimicrobials have substantial history of consumption for food use by a significant number…

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