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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

Develop novel alternatives to antimicrobials (ATA) strategies to reduce foodborne pathogenic bacteria carriage in poultry production using extracts from a unique set of ecosystems. This project will produce novel antimicrobials via organic and…

  1. Determine efficacy of protective cultures for L. monocytogenes control in Queso Fresco.
  2. Apply protective cultures to inhibit L. mono in Queso Fresco production.
Oils and fats are essential nutrients for humans, providing fatty acids necessary for good health as well as being concentrated sources of calories. Fats enhance the taste, texture, and mouthfeel of many foods, and are functionally required in…
Protein production is a growing, multi-billion dollar industry that supplies tailored enzymes, such as those used in pharmaceuticals, detergents, textile manufacturing, and environmentally-friendly chemical production. New methods, utilizing…