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Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database (RPD) provides current food safety research projects from both U.S. and international government, and non-government organizations.

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Recent Projects

to understand what drives sustained low-level typhoid transmission in Santiago, Chile, where typhoid was once highly endemic, and to use these lessons to assess the feasibility of typhoid elimination 
Achieving food security in the changing climate and expanding human population are topics of concern for both producers and regulatory agencies. Food waste may have negative economic and environmental impacts; therefore, mitigation strategies are…
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli are a major cause of foodborne illness in the United States and infect over100,000 individuals annually. These bacteria produce two types of Shiga toxin (STx): STx1 and STx2. Thetoxins are formed by the association of…
Current food quality and safety testing is, to a large extent, an inefficient, expensive and ineffective process, unable to assure food safety for all consumers and unable to prevent major food fraud incidents. A paradigm shift in quality and safety…
The overall goals are to 1) develop publicly-accessible computational tools for identifying CCPs that most effectively mitigate dissemination of antibiotic resistance in agro-ecosystems and 2) engage in education and outreach efforts to advance the…