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SAFETYSAUSAGE Résumé de rapport

Project ID: ICA4-CT-2002-10037
Financé au titre de: FP5-INCO 2
Pays: Italy

A central collection of 900 strains of LAB and 900 strains of Micrococcus isolated and identified

As a result of the programme 900 isolates of LAB (Lactic Acid Bacteria) and catalase positive cocci were isolated from the naturally fermented products (150 strains of LAB and 150 strains of Micrococcus strains, in each country). These strains were initially identified biochemically and then molecular identification of the isolated strains was performed.

The consortium believes that further research should take place in order to detect whether they have technological characteristics useful to the production of other products except sausages.

The scientific research should furthermore deal with
- The complete identification of strains and
- The production of strains or their derivatives in commercial scale.

The end users of the result could be institutes and research organizations independently or in combination with food industry.

The use of the strains in the production of safer food with equal or even better characteristics could reduce the use of, non desirable by the consumer, additives.

The final consumer tends to demand novel funds or foods produced with hurdle technology rather than with the conventional methods, which reduce the quality of the product. Potential barriers could be met in identifying the product that the strains could be used.

The use of the strains for scientific reasons will be permitted to all consortium members. Furthermore, the use of the strains for scientific reasons will be permitted to external parties, only after the permission of DSA and the laboratory which isolated the particular strain.

The use of the strains for commercial purposes will be permitted only with the permission of¨
- The laboratory, which isolated the strain.

The enterprise from which it has been isolated (under the condition that the enterprise was a partner and not a subcontractor).

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Reported by

DIVAPRA-University of Turin
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