SUSCLEAN (Sustainable Cleaning and Disinfection in Fresh-Cut Food Industries) will contribute to the development and implementation of a new generation of environment-friendly equipment sanitation and food product decontamination technologies ensuring food safety. SUSCLEAN is focused on minimally-processed vegetables (MPV) i.e. vegetables physically altered from their original form by slicing and cutting but remaining in a fresh state.
Expected outcomes: develop knowledge, methods and tools aimed at :
SUSCLEAN has received an EC contribution of 3 million € in the topic "Sustainable cleaning and disinfection technologies". The project will last 3 years starting on 1st January 2012.
The SUSCLEAN Consortium involves 21 public and private partners from Europe under coordination of Thierry Bénézech from the INRA-Lille, France