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Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database (RPD) provides current food safety research projects from both U.S. and international government, and non-government organizations.

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Recent Projects

Our project team will build a novel experimental platform and mathematical models that quantify the underlying mechanisms of wash water chemistry and pathogen transfer during produce wash cycles. Our main goals are to(i) Develop quntitative models…
The cell envelope of Gram-negative bacteria is a robust, adaptive ~30 nm structure that supports the colonization of a broad range of environments. Escherichia coli, for example, can grow in open water and soil as well as colonizing humans, animals…
Specific Objective #1: 1) to determine the relative sensitization potencies of salt-soluble wheat protein fractions isolated from five different wheat genotypes in this model. Based on our own preliminary data and the information in the literature…
Our overall goal is to reach an expandedaudience of small and medium-sized or beginning farmers through an engaging, problem-based, hands-on curriculum to improve food safety practices while also expanding market access and potential for business…
(1) Identify ongoing market risk associated with domestic livestock protocols to the U.S. beef industry. Improve quality, safety, and domestic and international marketability of U.S. beef products by examining palatability attributes, developing and…