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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

ANACOSTIA WATERSHED SOCIETY, BLADENSURG, MD, USA
  • Characterization of Anacostia Watershed Microbial Water Quality


  • BLUEWAVE MICROBICS, LLC, COLUMBIA, MD, UNITED STATES
  • Characterization of Biofilms on Biotic and Abiotic Surfaces


  • EXPERIMENTAL AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, YOUNGDEUNGPO-GU SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
  • Development of Rapid in-Field Spectral Imaging Methods to Detect Hazardous Chemicals and Microorganisms for Ensuring Safety of Agricultural Products


  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, College Park, MD, UNITED STATES
  • Development and Analysis of a Protocol to Assess Survival of Fecal Organisms in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure

  • Persistence and Transfer of Enteric Pathogens to Fresh Produce During Pre and Post-Harvest Operations


  • LIFE & TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD, HWASEONG, KYUNGGI, SOUTH KOREA
  • Development of a Real-Time in-Situ Evaluation Sensing System for Hazardous and Adulterated Food Materials


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI, UNITED STATES
  • Modeling Nearshore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan


  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA, UNITED STATES
  • Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations in Northeastern Us Dairy Operations

  • Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations among Young Cull Animals from Northeastern Us Dairy Operations


  • THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL, UNITED STATES
  • Minimizing Pathogen Transference During Lettuce Harvesting by Optimizing the Design of the Harvesting Device and Operation Practices


  • THE MITRE CORPORATION, MCLEAN, VA, UNITED STATES
  • Rapid Detection of E. Coli Contamination on Leafy Greens Using Indole As a Sentinel Indicator


  • U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES
  • Transport/fate/exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/pathogens at Plot/field/watershed Scales

  • Transport/fate/exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/pathogens at Plot/field/watershed Scales


  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ, UNITED STATES
  • Improving the Safety and Post-Harvest Quality of Field Grown Organic Leafy Greens: Assessment of Good Agricultural/production Practices


  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, Storrs, CT, UNITED STATES
  • Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest Decontamination Strategies for Eliminating Foodborne Pathogens on Cantaloupes


  • UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA, ALFONSO XIII, CORDOBA, SPAIN
  • Adulteration Detection for Animal Feeds


  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE, UNITED STATES
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-Amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE (COUNTY), MD, UNITED STATES
  • Automated Whole-Surface Imaging Technology for on-Line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce

  • Development of Sensing Methods and Technologies for Rapid Screening of Foods for Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants

  • Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations in Northeastern U.S. Dairy Operations

  • Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.

  • Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens from Dairy Operations

  • Characterization of Food-Borne Pathogenic Bacteria


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND/EASTERN SHORE, PRINCESS ANNE, MD, UNITED STATES
  • Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure

  • Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality


  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT & ST AGRICULTURAL COL, BURLINGTON, VT, UNITED STATES
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-Amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments


  • WILSON COLLEGE, CHAMBERSBURG, PA, UNITED STATES
  • Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens During Processing


  • Last Modified: 10/15/2014
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