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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) tracks food safety projects funded by federal, non-federal, private, and non-profit food safety organizations.

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The intracellular pathogen Shigella flexneri is the causative agent of bacillary dysentery in humans. In low-income countries, poor sanitation is responsible for approximately 270 million cases of shigellosis annually,with at least 250,000 of these…
The overarching goal of this project is to define the importance of a population of unique cells within the udder that have double the number of nuclei of so-called normal cells. These "binucleated" cells (BNC) were recently identified as being…
Within the global food industry, food growers, manufacturers/processors, import/exporters, distributors, retailers, and packagers, are all expected to be certified to food safety standards. This highlights the importance of food safety and…
Our proposed work has three main goals:1) Map and validate resistance to tar spot by screening diverse temperate maize germplasm across affected locations in multiple years2) Generate new resistant material for breeders by backcrossing resistant…
ELFO will provide the foundations of a new enabling technology for disruptive edible electronic systems, with applications in advanced biomedical devices for continuous monitoring of the health status within the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract, as well…