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Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database (RPD) provides current food safety research projects from both U.S. and international government, and non-government organizations.

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Recent Projects

  1. Evaluate the performance in feta cheese of three commercially available bio-protective bacterial cultures to inhibit a battery of yeast and mold spoilers.
  2. Evaluate the performance in cottage cheese of three commercially available…
Specific Objective #1: 1) to determine the relative sensitization potencies of salt-soluble wheat protein fractions isolated from five different wheat genotypes in this model. Based on our own preliminary data and the information in the literature…
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) constitute a large group of organic chemicals that evaporate easily under normal conditions of temperature and pressure. VOCs are emitted in the atmosphere from a wide variety of natural and anthropogenic sources.…
Salmonella, Listeria and STEC isolated from retail meat, fresh produce and theirenvironment have been implicated as the leading causes of bacterial foodborne illnessin the US and around the world. It is important that we monitor the prevalence…
Develop recommendations for optimal manure application rates and timing (annual or biennial, for a few years or several years of manure application), on the basis of yield potential, grain quality, soil quality, disease pressure, and nutrient uptake.