Online database on bacterial sporulation
Mild processing techniques have become very popular as they preserve the sensory and nutritional quality of food products. The downside however is that some microorganisms can survive these treatments. It is imperative to the food industry to understand the stress responses in pathogens and the heterogeneity in these responses as the basis for new strategies to ensure the safety of products.
SporeWeb is the first scientific information source to combine an interactive review with a focus on a single bacterial process. It is an easily accessible, up-to-date and free information source that answers a wide range of questions from industry, academia and any party interested in spore-forming bacteria. The website allows food manufacturers to gain in-depth knowledge on the bacterial sporulation process without the need for extensive expertise.