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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

Conduct research and gather information on cattle that fit Western rangelands with respect to grazing behavior, forage intake, biological efficiency, and livestock production. Continue to refine and revise methods for determining forage intake and/…
The long-term project goal is to develop and describe a novel biomanufacturing technology that utilizesB. clausseniito convert lactose-containing by-products from the dairy supply chain into value-added food products and ingredients, thereby…
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…
The overarching goal is to accurately define Salmonella serotypes present in poultry, investigate how these serotype populations change, and to use this information to implement strategies to increase food safety. We have three specific objectives.…
Bee pollination is a critical input to the production of most of the world's food crops. In North America, the managed honey bee (Apis mellifera) provides much of the agricultural pollination with an estimated annual value exceeding $15 billion.…