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Natural Plant-Based Hand Sanitizer
This invention is a combination of plant-derived extracts formulated to mitigate bacterial and viral pathogens. This combination can be used as a natural hand sanitizer. Background: Microorganisms like bacteria and viruses are found on every surfaces. Hand sanitizer is a quick and convenient way to kill the bacteria and viruses encountered in day-to-day...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Bibiana Law
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Infectious Diseases
Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND) Control Using Plant-Derived Natural Extracts, and Thereof
This technology is an antimicrobial phytogenic supplement to therapeutically treat Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND) in shrimp. AHPND is caused by a Vibiro parahaemolyticus producing toxin and is a threat to sustainable shrimp farming globally. Plant-derived extract NE05 is effective at controlling AHPND and potentially other bacterial...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Arun Dhar, Sukanniya Kaneshamoorthy, Nam Hung Mai, Sadhana Ravishankar
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Aquaculture
Essential Oil Microemulsions and Plant Extracts to Prevent Biofilm Formation
This technology surrounds the usage of plant extract microemulsions for the prevention of biofilm formation on food contact surfaces and medical devices. These microemulsions are non-toxic, plant-based, and are effective against known biofilm-forming pathogens such as Salmonella sp., E. coli, and Listeria monocytogenes. This invention presents a safe...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Govindaraj Dev Kumar, Aishwarya Rao, Richard Park
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Reusability of Antimicrobial Plant Washes
University of Arizona researchers have developed plant compounds that can be used multiple times in wash water without the loss of antimicrobial efficacy. Background: Post-harvest treatment is currently conducted with chemical sanitizers to control microbial contamination on organic produce. The wash waters could be reused up to five times for washing...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu, Govindaraj Dev Kumar
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Natural Antimicrobial Films
This invention is antimicrobial edible films made from apples, carrots, and hibiscus calyces. Background: These natural ingredients are recognized on FDA’s Generally Recognized as Safe list and contain numerous nutritional benefit. These edible films can be placed in salad bags, releasing carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde vapors. Applications: Natural...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Natural Antimicrobial Plant Wash Formulation
This invention is an antimicrobial wash for use in post-harvest treatment of produce. The antimicrobial plant wash is a blend of essential oils and plant extracts that are Generally Recognized As Safe ingredients (GRAS). Background: Post-harvest treatment is currently conducted with chemical sanitizers to control microbial contamination on organic...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu, Govindaraj Dev Kumar
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Electrostatic Application of Antimicrobials
These liquid and powder sprays use antimicrobials extracted from plants and other natural sources to inhibit the growth of foodborne pathogens in meat products. This natural method is both effective and efficient while addressing the current issues associated with chemical-based food sanitizers including consumer health and cost. Background: The...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu, Bibiana Law
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Edible Films Containing Plant Antimicrobials Inactivate Salmonella Newport on Organic Leafy Greens
Antimicrobial edible films can be used by the food industry to inactivate Salmonella in bagged organic leafy green salads. This technology provides a scientific basis for large-scale application of edible fruit- and vegetable-based antimicrobial films on foods to improve microbial food safety. Applications: Food safety Advantages: Films are...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Re-Usability of Plant Antimicrobial Washes Against Salmonella Newport on Organic Romaine Lettuce and Baby Spinach
This technology demonstrates the ability of edible washes to inactivate S. Newport on organic leafy greens, specifically showing that the effectiveness of these compounds is not diminished after multiple washings. Since the active molecules are volatile, the advantage of using edible washes in salad bags is that the films can release vapors constantly...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Sadhana Ravishankar, Libin Zhu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
Antimicrobial Efficacy of Treatments Based on Plant Compounds
Researchers at the University of Arizona have demonstrated synergistic effects of silver and natural plant antimicrobials resulting in an effective, inexpensive, safe treatment with a wide variety of potential applications. Silver may be used as an alternative disinfectant in applications in which the use of traditional disinfectants such as chlorine...
Published: 7/15/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kelly Bright, Sadhana Ravishankar, Damian Gilling
Keywords(s): foodborne pathogens, plant antimicrobials, silver, synergy
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture, Technology Classifications > Agriculture & Horticulture > Food Science & Nutrition
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