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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Ellen Turner
Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (301) 504-5851
Fax: (301) 504-5107
Room 011
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 002 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of current industry practices for maintaining tomato dump tank water quality during packinghouse operations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Turner, E.R., Yang, Y., Wang, Q., Schneider, K. 2014. Evaluation of current industry practices for maintaining tomato dump tank water quality during packinghouse operations. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.12200.
Temperature abuse timing affects the quality deterioration of commercially packaged ready-to-eat baby spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kou, L., Luo, Y., Park, E., Turner, E.R., Barczak, A., Jurick II, W.M. 2014. Temperature abuse timing affects the quality deterioration of commercially packaged ready-to-eat baby spinach. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 91:96-103.
Extending shelf-life of ready-to-eat microgreens by optimizing dewatering procedure - (Abstract Only) - (12-Feb-13)
Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kou, L., Luo, Y., Yang, T., Xiao, Z., Turner, E.R., Lester, G.E., Wang, Q. 2013. Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 51(1):73-78.
Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens - (Abstract Only)
Kou, L., Luo, Y., Yang, T., Xiao, Z., Turner, E.R., Lester, G.E., Wang, Q. 2012. Postharvest biology, quality and shelf-life of buckwheat microgreens. [abstract]. BARC Poster Day.
Extending the shelf life of edible flowers with controlled release of 1-methylcyclopropene and modified atmosphere packaging - (Abstract Only)
Luo, Y., Kou, L., Turner, E.R. 2012. Extending the shelf life of edible flowers with controlled release of 1-methylcyclopropene and modified atmosphere packaging. [abstract].
Maintaining Quality of Edible Flowers with Controlled Release of 1-Methylcyclopropene and Modified Atmosphere Packaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kou, L., Turner, E.R., Luo, Y. 2012. Maintaining Quality of Edible Flowers with Controlled Release of 1-Methylcyclopropene and Modified Atmosphere Packaging. Journal of Food Science. 77(5):S188-S193.
Assessment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 transference from soil to Iceberg Lettuce via a contaminated harvesting knife - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Luo, Y., Millner, P.D., Turner, E.R., Feng, H. 2012. Assessment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 transference from soil to Iceberg Lettuce via a contaminated harvesting knife. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 153(3):345-350.
Determination of free chlorine concentrations needed to prevent Escherichia coli O157:H7 cross-contamination during fresh-cut produce wash Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, Y., Nou, X., Yang, Y., Turner, E.R., Alegre, I., Alegre, M., Feng, H., Conway, W.S. 2011. Determination of free chlorine concentrations needed to prevent Escherichia coli O157:H7 cross-contamination during fresh-cut produce wash. Journal of Food Protection. 74(3):352-358.
Efficacy of Sodium Chlorite As An Inhibitor of Enzymatic Browning in Apple Slices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, S., Luo, Y., Turner, E.R., Feng, H. 2007. Efficacy of sodium chlorite as an inhibitor of enzymatic browning in apple slices. Journal of Food Chemistry. 104:824-829.
Combined Ozone and Active Oxygen Treatment of Tomatoes and Bananas Delays Ripening and Reduces Quality Deterioration and Microbial Growth - (Abstract Only)
Luo, Y., Turner, E.R., Conway, W.S. 2006. Combined ozone and active oxygen treatment of tomatoes and bananas delays ripening and reduces quality deterioration and microbial growth [abstract]. International Horticultural Congress. Paper No. 1703.
Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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