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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

Consumers are now being urged to reuse packaging to reduce the amount of material being used. However, what is the impact on the packaging material if it is being reused? Might this compromise food safety or quality? Investigating the effect that…
Our objectives are to:1) Investigate the protection conferred to white sturgeon by b-Glucansin feed upon V. botryosa challenge2) Investigate the immune response of white sturgeon upon immunostimulationwith b-Glucans in feed3. Inform and disseminate…
Introduction-Retail food establishment inspections in Macon and Shelby County are completed usingpaper forms. Data both administrative and observations are recorded on the document. This singlepoint of enter inhibits proficient collective food-borne…
The use of new and emerging ingredients is increasing as consumers demand products that are healthier, including ‘free-from’, ‘allergen-free’, ‘meat-free’ and ‘sustainable’. However, consumers’ attitude and perception towards ‘novel’ ingredients (…
Specific Aim 1. Investigate and characterize environmental chemical/sorbent interactions, including surface affinities, capacities, and thermodynamics. We hypothesize that high-affinity, high-capacity sorbent materials and broad-acting mixtures of…