Psychrotrophic Bacteria and Biofilms in the Dairy Industry

Prof P J Jooste

June/July 2020


  • Definitions and basic concepts relating to psychrotrophic bacteria and biofilm formation
  • Psychrotrophic bacteria in South African raw milk supplies
  • Problems caused by the occurrence of biofilms from the dairy farm to the processing plant
  • Monitoring for psychrotrophic bacteria and biofilms in the dairy industry
  • Reducing contamination throughout the dairy manufacturing chain: potential solutions