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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 goal of this proposal is to develop a novel light-driven renewable bactericidal and fungicidal wax supplement for the control and inactivation of persistent microorganisms on fruit and vegetable surfaces, thus protecting the microbial safety and…
Engage public and private broccoli-breeding programs. 2. Evaluate new broccoli hybrids developed by public and private (seed company) breeding programs for quality and marketable yield potential at experimental and commercial scales, respectively,…
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign mobilized partners in the North Central region to form the North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center (NCFRSAC) to create and expand stress management and mental health resources and services…
Pests and microorganisms are responsible for about one-third of losses in crop production globally and eco-friendly solutions are urgently needed. Natural and safe, a plant’s microbiome can play a big role in the development of healthy plants. The…
Since the FSA was established two decades ago, the food system has grown increasingly complex. There have also been shifts in the ways people access and share information about food, the way they group themselves, and in their trust and expectations…