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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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Like other crop plants, corn or maize was domesticated from a wild plant species. Corn was domesticated approximately 10,000 years ago in southern Mexico. Domestication profoundly transformed the structure and appearance of the corn plant,…
This proposed research is closely related to the emphasis areas of "Agricultural Environmental Management", "Food Safety and Producers/Processors/Retailers/Food Service Providers" and "Climate change". The overall objectives are to produce new…
The lateral flow (LF) or immunochromatographic test strip is a staple test format in the food safety testing arsenal. However, the sensitivity of LF assays is limited partly due to antibody affinity and partly due to the visual detection limit of…
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…