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Articles by Joseph Gangemi in JoVE
Controlled-release of Chlorine Dioxide in a Perforated Packaging System to Extend the Storage Life and Improve the Safety of Grape Tomatoes Xiuxiu Sun1,2, Elizabeth Baldwin1, Anne Plotto1, Jan Narciso1, Christopher Ference1, Mark Ritenour2, Ken Harrison3, Joseph Gangemi3, Jinhe Bai1 1USDA, ARS, USHRL, 2Indian River Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 3Worrell Water Technologies, LLC Here, we describe a protocol for the application of a novel, slow-release ClO2 product that reduces spoilage and extends the shelf life of fresh fruit. The slow-release ClO2 product was added to standard commercial grape tomato packaging and tested against Escherichia coli and Alternaria alternata.