UH Maui College research finds that food preservatives kill beneficial bacteria found in humans

KAHULUI, Hawaii – University of Hawai‘i Maui College students Emily Graham, Ashley Malek and Adriel Robidoux, chemistry lecturer Dr. Peter Fisher, and microbiology and genetics professor and lead researcher Dr. Sally V. Irwin, published a study on the effects of a common food preservative on beneficial bacteria that are found in fermented foods and the