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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Eric Handy
Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Biological Science Aid

Phone: n/a

BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on whole cantaloupes is dependent on site of contamination and storage temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nayarko, E., Kniel, K., Millner, P.D., Luo, Y., Handy, E.T., Reynnells, R., East, C.L., Sharma, M. 2016. Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on whole cantaloupes is dependent on site of contamination and storage temperature. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 234:65-70.
Reduction of Salmonella populations on cucumber fruit by application of lytic bacteriophages - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-16)
Evaluation of two immunomagnetic separation techniques for the detection and recovery of E. coli O157:H7 from finished composts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reynnells, R., Callahan, M.L., Handy, E.T., Roberts, C.L., Felton, G., Ingram, D., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2014. Evaluation of two immunomagnetic separation techniques for the detection and recovery of E. coli O157:H7 from finished composts. Journal of Food Analytical Methods. doi: 10.1007/s12161-014-0068-4.
Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council... Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reynnells, R., Ingram, D., Roberts, C.L., Stonebraker, R.E., Handy, E.T., Felton, G., Vinyard, B.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2014. Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council Microbial Detection Methods in Finished Compost and Regrowth Potential of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11:555-567.
Comparative survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Murine Norovirus on spinach plants - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Recovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by immunomagnetic separation techniques and potential for regrowth in finished composts - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferguson, S.E., Handy, E.T., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M. 2013. The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination. Bacteriophage. DOI: 10.4161/bact.24323.
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