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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) tracks food safety projects funded by federal, non-federal, private, and non-profit food safety organizations.

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We will test the hypothesis that the synthesis of the appetite-suppressing hormone GDF15 is increased in hyperketonemic, early lactating dairy cows. We propose two objectives to test our hypothesis. In objective 1, we will measure indices of GDF15…
The major research goal of this project is to increase the safety of food distributed through food recovery organizations (FROs). We will inform the development of a novel food safety education curriculum within the context of FROs using data…
Our long-term goal is to provide science-based information to farmers and other stakeholder groups to support sustainable agricultural production while promoting water quality.The principal goal of this projectis to quantify the extent to which soil…
Understand the biology of gamete development, fertilization and embryogenesis including the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms. Refine methods to produce animals by genetic engineering or genome editing for the improvement of livestock…
Researchers seek to understand how foraging, food processing, and agriculture affect the ways in which human groups organize their communities in terms of mobile settlements and sedentism. Traditionally, researchers have equated mobility with…