Improved Sanitizer for Grade a Shell Eggs

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 AI38730-01,
Agency Tracking Number: 29147
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
737 Isom Road, San Antonio, TX, 78216
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Debra Krieg
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
The investigator is developing Enzocide for use in the egg processing industry. The incidence of fooutbreaks associated with Salmonella has risen steadily since the mid 1970s. The monetary cost of saestimated at 4 billion dollars, annually. The primary cause of salmonellosis has been linked to theegg products containing Salmonella enteritidis. Enzocide is an effective microbicide that is non-toxhumans, is environmentally safe and can be disposed of in the waste water of any municipality. To prEnzocide for use in the egg processing industry, the investigator proposes to (1) demonstrate the baEnzocide against microorganisms associated with egg shells in the presence of hard water and an orgaoptimization of the Enzocide formula specifically for egg processing applications.

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