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Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in The Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum

Investigators
Micallef S; Luo Y; Nou X
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2017
End date
2018
Objective

1) Investigate the population dynamics of foodborne pathogens and non-pathogenic bacteria on fresh produce as impacted by different washing processes and storage conditions. 2) Understand the role of multispecies biofilm formation in the survival and persistence of the foodborne pathogens.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
ARS (NP108)
Project source
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Project number
8042-32420-006-08S
Accession number
432989
Categories
Salmonella
Escherichia coli
Commodities
Produce