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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

The major goal of this project is to identify possible differences in the genetic makeup of individuals in different regions in the United States. Our objective is to characterize the differences in sires ranking in New England and California. We…
The overall goal of this project is to provide data related to the microbial (bacterial) safety and spoilage risks associated with fresh produce production, packing and handling practices, fresh cut, processing, retail and consumer practices. This…
Investigate the ecology, biology, evolution, genetics, genomics, and behavior of corn arthropods. A. Characterize dispersal of arthropod corn pests, and assess its implications for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and for resistance development,…
The aims of this study are to develop SERS methods coupled with various SERS-active substrates to detect chemical contaminants (pesticides and illegal substances) and biological contaminants (bacteria, virus) in food and water products; fabricate…
Three broad objectives have been identified that are applicable to current and invasive insect management issues facing the major fiber and grain crops of South Texas and are consistent with regional and national goals in integrated pest management:…