WEST LAFAYETTE Ind. —A professor at Purdue University developed a new method for destroying some harmful bacteria in bagged produce, such as lettuce and tomatoes, which, if proven commercially viable, could reduce foodborne illness incidents. Kevin Keener designed a device consisting of a set of high-voltage coils attached to a small transformer that generates a room-temperature plasma field inside a package, ionizing the gases inside. ...
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