meaning of botulinum cook

botulinum cook meaning in Law Dictionary

the amount of heat expected to make sure destruction of (virtually) all spores of Clostridium botulinum, the causative system of botulism, that are the essential resistant of bacterial spores.

botulinum cook meaning in Business Dictionary

High-heat cook, at a minimum temperature of 121°C (250°F) for at least 3 minutes, required to reduce the chance of survival of clostridium botulinum spores (which survive boiling water) to one in a trillion. Botulinum cook is primarily for low acid (pH above 4.5) canned food including fish (and other seafood), meats, poultry, mushrooms, and vegetables (except tomatoes). See also botulism.