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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) tracks food safety projects funded by federal, non-federal, private, and non-profit food safety organizations.

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Pennsylvania Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistant-enteric Bacteria in Retail FoodAbstractAntimicrobial resistance in human pathogens from contaminated food products includingSalmonella from poultry meat and Acinetobacter from shrimps is of great…
We will test the hypothesis that the synthesis of the appetite-suppressing hormone GDF15 is increased in hyperketonemic, early lactating dairy cows. We propose two objectives to test our hypothesis. In objective 1, we will measure indices of GDF15…
Objective 1. Characterize fundamental aspects of haskap postharvest fruit physiology, including respiration, ethylene production, and fruit transpiration coefficients (for water loss).Objective 2. Define and use measures of postharvest quality for…
Each year, global agriculture suffers significant yield losses due to attack by insect pests. The United States is estimated to lose 25-30% of its agricultural production to insect attack, while estimates for tropical countries are as high as 50%.…
Researchers seek to understand how foraging, food processing, and agriculture affect the ways in which human groups organize their communities in terms of mobile settlements and sedentism. Traditionally, researchers have equated mobility with…