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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

1. Facilitate the adoption of an agriscience curriculum framework that is grounded in the concepts and approach of the Next Generation Science Standards. a. Identify practices and cross-cutting concepts from the Next Generation Science Standards to…
The impact of Fescue Toxicosis (FT), caused by toxic endophyte-infected fescue grazing, on the US beef industry is enormous. The pathophysiology of FT manifests with physiological, endocrine and metabolic perturbations. We recently showed that these…
Microbes inhabit all of Earth?s environments from the human body to oceans and soils. They are comprised of bacteria, archaea, viruses, and single-celled eukaryotes. Microbiomes reside in every known ecosystem around the globe, including many plants…
Project SummaryWith this conference and scientific grant, the Association of Food and DrugOfficials (AFDO) will be able to support its members by providing scholarships forup to 20 participants from across the nation. These scholarships will assist…
The primary goal of this project is to gain a better understanding of the environmental factors, the genes and the molecular mechanisms controlling aerial root development, mucilage production and nitrogen fixation in the mucilage produced by aerial…