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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

Early blight, caused by Alternaria solani, is a worldwide problem in potato production and has the potential to create quality reduction and yield loss of up to 30% annually. While early blight has been a perennial disease concern in potato…
1) Evaluate the anti-inflammatory properties of astaxanthin-enriched salmon via rebalancing of human gut microbioment in obese prediabetic human subjects, and test the role of diet-induced guy microbiome alteration on inflammation in germ-free mice.…
The main goal of this project is to analyze cereal cyst nematode resistance found in a synthetic wheat population so that the resistance may be incorporated into adapted elite germplasm. Adapted germplasm with cereal cyst nematode resistance will…
Vermont dairy farmers face severe economic pressures. These include prolonged financial challenges, as well as chronic labor shortages. To address the latter, dairy farmers now rely heavily on migrant Latino labor. Those laborers, in turn, are…