Peracetic acid, or PAA, is a GRAS formulation and can be useful in certain applications such as treating arriving product destined for grind operations. PAA is widely acknowledged as a fast-acting antimicrobial with no residual.
PAA has a very favorable cost-per-application compared to other intervention chemicals. PAA also demonstrates a strong speed-to-kill advantage over many comparable interventions and is recommended for use on product going to immediate further processing.
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