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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 ultimate goal of this research is to determine how seasonal fluctuations in soil microbiomes affect pesticide metabolism and the potential impact of pesticides on human and environmental health. This will be accomplished through the pursuit of…
Goal: The long-term goal of this proposed expansion of our work to date is to level the playing field for small-scale, limited-resource, and new and beginning farmers seeking access to the high-value market for local foods in Carolina communities;…
IgE antibodies bind the high affinity IgE Fc receptor (Fc?RI), found primarily on mast cells and basophils, andtrigger inflammatory cascades of the allergic response. Potent inhibitors of IgE:Fc?RI binding have beenidentified and an anti-IgE…
The long-term goal of this multi-state project is to reduce the burden of foodborne disease (FBD) attributed to on-farm contamination of fresh berries. An intermediate step to achieving this goal is the development of a novel food safety outreach '…

The objectives of this project are to determine the dosage response of mice to pure and crude toxin preparations and to develop monoclonal antibodies against new botulinum neurotoxins and associated proteins for use in detection or diagnostic…