Salmonella spp., heterotrophic bacteria, coliformes and Escherichia coli in fuba corn and derivatives after domestic storage
Camila Maria Coutinho Moura, Lígia Calina Rocha Pires Ferreira, Rafael Gomes Abreu Bacelar, Maria Christina Sanches Muratori
Journal Title:Revista Agraria Academica / Agrarian Academic Journal
The objective of this study was to investigate Salmonella spp., Heterotrophic bacteria, enumeration of coliforms and Escherichia coli in maize corn meal commercialized in the Teresina urban area and evaluate after storage in domestic conditions. Samples were collected from four randomly selected supermarket groups and Laboratory analyzes were performed at the Nucleus of Studies, Research and Food Processing of the Federal University of Piauí. None of the samples identified Salmonella spp and Escherichia coli. The samples of maize corn analyzed were adequate for consumption and that domestic storage did not allow the multiplication of microorganisms.