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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 BirdEase Project aims to develop an acousto–optic sensor technology and integrate this into a real–time measuring instrument capable of being placed on farm to continuously monitor the presence of harmful bacteria. The project will culminate in…
3-­nitropropionic  acid  (3-­NP)  is  a  well-­documented  naturally  occurring  potent  neurotoxin  produced  by  certain plants  and  fungi  causing  livestock  as  well  as  human  poisonings.  3-­NP  irreversibly …
To utilize University of Wisconsin - Madison Institutional Biological Safety Committee to strive toward ensuring compliance of USDA-ARS scientists with the National Institute of Health Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic…
Oils and fats are essential nutrients for humans, providing fatty acids necessary for good health as well as being concentrated sources of calories. Fats enhance the taste, texture, and mouthfeel of many foods, and are functionally required in…
Sample the armyworm (Spodoptera spp.) community in Florida strawberries in order characterize the species complex and phenology, as well as naturally-occurring parasitoids emerging from larvae. Determine a nominal threshold for armyworm density and…