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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

Escherichia coli is a bacterial pathogen that has been studied intensively in poultry production. Despite decades of research, diseases caused by E. coli continue to be a top concern for poultry producers. Numerous methods of vaccination have been…
Our long-term goals are to develop and deploy a novel metabolic engineering strategy for improving oilseed crops. In this project, we propose to manipulate the phenylpropanoid pathway as a novel strategy for oilseed crop enhancement. Specifically,…
The recent emergence and spread of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) generates serious concerns. AMR related infections result in 25K deaths and €1.5 billion healthcare costs in the EU annually. A promising strategy involves strengthening the…
Hypotheses: We hypothesize that excessive vitamin A, especially in combination with vitamin D deficiency will lead to bone abnormalities, and these effects will be rescued by providing excess dietary calcium.Supporting Objectives-The proposed…
Mastitis in dairy cattle continues to be a challenge. Dairy cows are constantly exposed to mastitis pathogens, thus it is critical to develop strategies that enable them to resist and quickly eliminate infections. A number of strategies have been…