Food Science and Technology
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THE EFFECT OF GRAIN CLEANING AND MILLING IN SOME POLISH MILLS ON THE LEVEL OF GRAIN AND FLOUR MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION
Wiktor Obuchowski, Karolina Strybe
The effect of wheat grain preparing to milling, and milling process on grain and flour bacteria, mould and yeast number was evaluated. It was found, that however grain preparing to milling mostly reduce total microbiological contamination, tempering of grain increase number of yeast and mould spores on surface of kernels. It influences the number of such microorganisms in the patent flour.
Key words: grain and flour microbial contamination, moulds, yeast, effect of grain processing, milling, tempering, cleaning.