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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

The food consumed by humans is produced in plants by photosynthesis, either directly (think of potatoes) or indirectly (meat from plant-eating animals). Photosynthesis occurs in the green parts of plants, but, with exceptions such as lettuce, hungry…
Humans? changes to the sulfur (S) cycle are changing from mining and fossil fuel emissions to sulfur additions in croplands. Now, similar to nitrogen and phosphorus, large amounts of S are also applied to some crops as fertilizers or other soil…
Estimate genetic variation associated with animal health and structural soundness using classical animal breeding and genomic techniques to facilitate sustainable beef cattle production systems
The goal of the proposed project is to develop low-calorie common and low-carb prebiotic cereal bars using microfluidized oat bran as a novel binder. It will be realized by achieving the following objectives. Objective 1: Prepare and characterize…
The overall objective of the proposed project is to develop customized food safety education and outreach programs for underserved communities (including minority, tribal and otherwise socially disadvantaged growers) that expands upon existing food…