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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

Transportation and distribution of fresh food is a huge and growing enterprise due to increasing consumption and expectations of "freshness" from the public. Yet, fresh food transportation and distribution (T&D) is very inefficient in terms of…
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…
The purpose of this project is to reduce the occurrence of foodborne illness in Yellowstone County. Thepurpose will be achieved by utilizing the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards(Program Standards) as an improvement tool to…
Abstract Each year over 525,000 children under age five are killed by diarrhea caused by infectiousdisease. Cryptosporidiosis, the second most frequent cause of childhood diarrhea, is an infectioncaused by colonization of the intestines by the…