Sterilizing Honey

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Karol 

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Does anyone have any experience of sterilizing honey?
 

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I don't think anybody but manufacturers of medical grade honey do?
Isn't it gamma irradiated?
 

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We already make medicines using beeswax which were a bit of a challenge to sterilize. Now we are contemplating utilizing honey but are a bit concerned that the sterilization process may denature the honey. Whilst honey is regarded as having antiseptic properties it nevertheless poses a microbiological risk because it does contain spores such as botulinum hence the need for sterilization and hence the question.
 

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It is gamma irradiated as far as I know.
 

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