Journal of Agricultural Faculty of Ataturk University, vol.41, pp.145-147, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
In this study, 10 packet delight samples were collected from 4 different local producers in Safranbolu and
determined the microbiological qualities. It was detected a general microbiological situation of Safranbolu delight which is a
traditional Turkish product. For this purpose, enumerations of total aerobic mesophilic bacteria, yeast and mould, coliform,
Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli were done. Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus counts were found <2 log
cfu/g in all samples. Total aerobic mesophilic bacteria, yeast and mould, coliform counts of majority of the samples were
appropriate to Delight Announcement of Turkish Food Codex. As a result, it was determined that microbial quality of Safranbolu
delight is reliable for public health.