Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

Method to inactivate microorganisms in liquids and semisolid substances by heating. Named after Louis Pasteur (1822-1895), the method was first developed to extend the usable life of wine, later on also of food such as milk and fruit juice.

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