Friday, August 21, 2015

Microbiological Quality of Dehydrated Bee-Pollen Produced in Brazil

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2015 Aug 17. doi: 10.1111/lam.12480. [Epub ahead of print]

Bee-pollen is an apicultural product with potential for medical and nutritional applications; therefore, its microbiology quality should be monitored. In this context, the objective of this study was to diagnose the microbiological quality of 45 dehydrated bee-pollen samples collected from November 2011 to December 2013 in nine Brazilian States.

All the samples were negative for sulphite-reducing Clostridium spores, Salmonella, coagulase-positive Staphylococcus and Escherichia coli, which are microorganisms of public health concern...

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