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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

Cold plasma is proven to be effective at rapidly inactivating pathogens in water [1, 2]. Our group, at the C&J Nyheim Plasma Institute (NPI), Drexel University, utilized prior NSF and DOE basic science funding to develop breakthrough approach…

Our long-term goal is to effectively solve auxin herbicide antagonism of grass control herbicides through a viable on-farm solution to be widely adopted by growers across Mississippi and surrounding region. The overall objective of this project to…
(1) Adapt or develop harvest, handling and storage technologies to improve fruit quality, increase consumption and reduce food waste.
(2) Improve our understanding of the biology of fruit quality to further our development of harvest and…
Plant reproduction is impaired at elevated temperatures, reducing seed and fruit production and leading to devastating crop losses. High temperature stress elevates reactive oxygen species (ROS) to damaging levels in pollen. Little is known about…
Summary: OverallSince 2016, North Carolina State University (NCSU) has helped expand the GenomeTrakr program on a nationaland global scale to target some of the leading causes of foodborne illnesses worldwide. The need for surveillanceof foodborne…