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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

Improve profitability and sustainability of corn and wheat production in Tennessee and the surrounding region through genetic improvement.Develop and release yellow and white grained corn parent lines and germplasm that will be used in hybrid seed…
For fire blight management nationwide, there are critical needs for the following: 1) improved non-antibiotic management options and strategies that are validated on a national scale, 2) improved methods to minimize systemic spread of the pathogen…
Postharvest metabolic activity results in continued gas and vapor exchange between produce (fruits and vegetables) and the environment. Produce spoilage accelerates as heat and moisture accumulate, so produce is packed in bags, plastic tins, or…
Toxoplasma gondii is a major foodborne pathogen as well as a significant cause of ovine abortion worldwide. Research into its genetic diversity has revealed an abundance of atypical strains in South America where there are more cases of severe…
Springfield Community Gardens (SCG) is a non-profit based in Springfield, Missouri and founded in 2010 whose mission is to create community gardens that strengthen neighborhoods where people can grow healthy relationships, food and community. With…