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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) operates the Research Projects Database RPD). The RPD tracks food safety research that is funded by FSRIO-partner agencies (identified as Funding Sources below). The funding agencies are listed in the order of funded projects. The RPD is also searchable by the Category of the funded projects and the primary Commodity group of the funded project.

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Recent Projects

Rice, a staple food of more than four billion people, can serve as a primary route of human exposure to methylmercury (MeHg). Methylmercury bioaccumulates in organisms and is highly neurotoxic. Even at trace levels, MeHg adversely affects human…
Food allergy (FA) is a potentially life-threatening condition that affects an estimated 8% ofchildren in the United States. Although differences between African American (AA) and White children in theprevalence and severity of other atopic…
Diminished water supplies have resulted in an increased use of alternative water sources for agriculture, including treated municipal wastewater (hereafter reclaimed water). A total of 20 million hectares in 50 countries worldwide was irrigated with…
The proposed course of research will assess the food safety and product quality of domestic and imported shell eggs and egg products. The prevalence of Salmonella spp. will be determined on all samples. Furthermore, shell eggs will be examined for…