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Advancing the sciences, engineering & applications of ultraviolet technologies to enhance the quality of human life & to protect the environment.

UV Solutions for Food and Beverage

Objectives

Position and promote the proper and efficacious use of UVC to 405 nm germicidal light (lamps or diodes generated) for horticulture growth stimulation or suppression, nutrition and wash water sanitation, post-harvest disinfection, Nonthermal and nonchemical food and beverage safety and shelf life extension, spoilage avoidance during storage or transport, surface sanitation, and hyper-spectral analysis for contamination detection.

Working Group Co-Leads


Peter Gordon

Vice President Sales & Marketing
Cudoforms, USA

Peter Gordon Bio


Dr. Tatiana Koutchma

AAFC, Scientist, Canada

Dr. Tatiana Koutchma Bio


Dr. Keith Warriner

University of Guelph, Professor of Microbiology, Canada

Dr. Keith Warriner Bio


Dr. Danny Bayliss

Campden BRI, UK

Dr. Danny Bayliss Bio

UV Solutions Articles

IUVA Presentations

Presented at IUVA World Conference 2021, June 8

Viral Disinfection By UV-Light in the Food Industry
Tatiana Koutchma, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Characterizing the Performance of a Continuous-Flow UV-LED System for Treatment of Juices and Beverages Using Multiple Wavelengths
Vladimir Popovic, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

UVC Light-Emitting Diodes to inactivate bacteria associated with spoilage of ready-to-eat salads
Ana Marques, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica

Zero COVID Concept and Bacteria Food Services
Victor Vincentz, CONCEPT LIGHT

Other Presentations

Validation of UV Treatments for Decontaminating Fresh Produce
Dr. Keith Warriner, Center for Public Health and Zoonosis (CPHAZ), Department of Food Science
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