INFLUENCE OF THYME AND JUNIPER ON THE MICROBIOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF PORK BRISKET

Uliana Drachuk, Iryna Simonova, Bohdan Halukh, Iryna Basarab, Iryna Romashko

Abstract


The aim of the work is to determine an influence of non-traditional mixtures of spicy-aromatic plants of thyme and juniper, their essential oils and alcohol extracts on the course of microbiological processes in pork brisket. Pork brisket was an experimental sample. It was added with black pepper, thyme and juniper, in the dry condition, as essential oils and alcohol extracts. Pork brisket, added with dry plants, essential oils, extracts of black and fragrant pepper, was taken as a control. According to the microbiological studies, it was established, that an exceed of the standard index of the content of mesophilic-aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms (more than 1,0×103 g/CCU) takes place in brisket samples with dry black pepper. And also in samples with thyme and juniper in ratios 0,9:0,7:0,2 and 0,9:0,6:0,3. An exceed of nMAFAM index is also fixed in experiments using essential oils of these spices. It was established, that after 80 min of the experiment, these mixtures remain resistant to spoilage by 20 min longer comparing with using dry black and fragrant pepper. Most intense antibacterial properties relative to the development of microorganisms were observed in experimental samples. It is noticeable in a sample with using dry comminuted spices thyme and juniper in ratios 0,9:0,8:0,1. The use of spicy-aromatic plants of thyme and juniper allow to increase the storage term of ready products.


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dry mixtures of black pepper; essential oils of thyme; alcohol extracts of juniper

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21303/2504-5695.2018.00785

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