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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

Project SummaryA distinguishing characteristic of tissue cyst forming Apicomplexa, like Toxoplasma gondii, is the accumulationof amylopectin (starch) granules (AG) within bradyzoites and their absence within the actively growingtachyzoite forms. As…
Understanding the evolution of photosynthesis, the process of using light energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into biomass, remains an outstanding question. A number of factors confound our ability to trace the evolution of photosynthesis:…

Assisting the industry with the various challenges posed by the growing trend for vegan and vegetarian foods and drinks, including a focus on the associated packaging – ultimately providing guidance for the common challenges related to this issue…

The overarching goal of this project is to better understand the effects of using different cues to irrigate in diversified vegetable cropping systems, and how to manage the tradeoffs in these systems (i.e. cost, precision). The following objectives…