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Lactic Acid Starter Culture
In the last decade, there has been extensive research into the use of lactic acid bacteria to control pathogenic and perishing microorganisms in food. The bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria have gained much attention as potentially useful food additives against food-borne pathogens. Nisin was the first bacteriocin derived from fermentation of a lactic-acid bacterium and was approved by the FDA in April 1989 to prevent the growth of botulism spores in pasteurized process-cheese spreads.