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Modeling Pathogen Growth

Investigators
Taub, Irwin
Institutions
US Army - Soldier and Biological Chemical Command
Start date
2000
End date
2003
Objective
Measure growth and/or death rates of S. aureus, E. Coli, and Listeria monocytogenes in individual components of rations as functions of water activity, pH, temperature, and lactate concentrations. Develop and apply a predictive model to determine guidelines for HACCP for preventing growth.
Funding Source
United States Army
Project number
AH99
Categories
Preventive Food Safety Systems
Listeria