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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

Themajor goalsof this proposalare to help Vermont artisan cheese producers improve artisan cheese safety through: A. use of improved raw milk production and screening; B. improved procedures for environmental surveillance through validation of…
We propose to develop a plant-infecting bacterium using synthetic genomics which will be non-pathogenic and out-compete or possibly kill naturally occurring, plant pathogenic microbes.
1. To develop innovative methods to improve food quality and shelf life for consumers with reduced labor costs; 2. To develop new sensors, automated processes, and intelligence devices to inspect, detect, and process food materials using the latest…
Antibiotics are essential for treatment of bacterial diseases and their use has improved welfare of both humans and animals but benefits of using antibiotics on farms must be balanced against the potential for development and spread of resistance.…
The long-term objectives of this project are to develop disease management strategies for diseases of economic importance of strawberries and vegetables. The two overall objectives of the current project extend from the need to deliver and evaluate…