Stevia extract, as a new type of sweetener,actually has antibacterial effect, which is really eye-opening!
Stevia extract extracted from plants stevia, stevia ethanol extract and acetone extract showed the best foodborne pathogenic bacteria resistance, the bacteria including bacillus subtilis,pseudomonas aeruginosa, klebsiella pneumoniae, salmonella typhimurium, serratia marcescens, stevia extract to bacillus subtilis, klebsiella pneumoniae, the growth of the bacteria such as salmonella typhimurium has effective inhibitory effect, therefore, stevia extract is added in the product, in product of this kind of bacteria breeding, can prolong the shelf life of the product.
Stevia extract can also act as a protective agent in products, especially in food, to prevent potassium sorbate, a safe andwidely used preservative, from being sloped-over in aqueous acidic systems,thus improving the antibacterial effect.
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