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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTERVENTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENHANCING THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF FRESH AND MINIMALLY PROCESSED PRODUCE AND SOLID PLANT-DERIVED FOODS

Location: Food Safety and Intervention Technologies

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuce     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keskinen, L.A., Annous, B.A. 2011. Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuce. International Journal of Food Microbiology. DOI: 10.1016.
Survival of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 in topographical features on stainless steel surfaces from gas and liquid phase chemical treatments - (Abstract Only)
Wang, B.M., Annous, B.A., Nivens, D.E. 2011. Survival of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 in topographical features on stainless steel surfaces from gas and liquid phase chemical treatments. IAFP Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconcin, July 31-August 3, 2011.,Volume 1, P.1.
Storage time influences salmonella sensitivity to irradiation and sodium hypochlorite on leafy greens - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2011. Storage time influences salmonella sensitivity to irradiation and sodium hypochlorite on leafy greens [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, June 11-14, 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana. 1:1.
Application of polylactic acid coating with antimicrobials in reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella stanley on apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Niemira, B.A. 2011. Application of polylactic acid coating with antimicrobials in reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella stanley on apples. Journal of Food Science. 76(3):184-188.
Gaseous decontamination treatments of food and food environments and emerging technologies - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2011. Gaseous decontamination treatments of food and food environments and emerging technologies [abstract]. IFT Annual Meeting, June 11-14, 2011, New Orleans, LA. 1:1.
Biological approach for control of human pathogens on produce - (Book / Chapter)
(19-Aug-10)
Cold Plasma Research and Development at the USDA Eastern Regional Research Center - (Trade Journal)
Niemira,B. 2010. Cold Plasma Research and Development at the USDA Eastern Regional Research Center. IFT Nonthermal Processing Division Newsletter
Irradiation as a non-thermal process for beverages, juices and fluid foods - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Jun-10)
Cold plasma - a non-thermal processing technology to inactivate human pathogens on foods - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2010. Cold plasma - a non-thermal processing technology to inactivate human pathogens on foods [abstract]. International Citrus and Beverage Conference. p. 1.
Acids in combination with sodium dodecyl sulfate caused quality deterioration of fresh-cut iceburg lettuce during storage in modified atmosphere package - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guan, W., Huang, L., Fan, X. 2010. Acids in combination with sodium dodecyl sulfate caused quality deterioration of fresh-cut iceburg lettuce during storage in modified atmosphere package. Journal of Food Science. 75:S435-S440.
Human pathogens in plant-based foods: risk and risk mitigation - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2010. Human pathogens in plant-based foods: risk and risk mitigation [abstract]. North Central APS Meeting. p. 1.
Short pulse cold plasma treatment reduces Salmonella and E. coli O157:H7 on almonds - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B. 2010. Short pulse cold plasma treatment reduces salmonella and E.coli O157:H7 on almonds [abstract].Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Localization, growth, and inactivation of Salmonella Saintpaul on jalapeno peppers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, C., Cooke, P.H., Niemira, B.A. 2010. Localization, growth, and inactivation of Salmonella Saintpaul on jalapeno peppers. Journal of Food Science. 75(6):M377-M382.
Escherichia coli O157:H7 biofilm formation and internalization on lettuce and spinach leaf surfaces reduces efficacy of irradiation and sodium hypochlorite washes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A., Cooke, P.H. 2010. Escherichia coli O157:H7 biofilm formation and internalization on lettuce and spinach leaf surfaces reduces efficacy of irradiation and sodium hypochlorite washes. Journal of Food Science. 75(5):M270-M277.
Cfd Simulation of the Distribution of Clo2 in Fresh Produce to Improve Safety - (Abstract Only)
Tripathi,B.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.CFD simulation of the distribution of C102 in fresh produce to improve safety [abstract]. IFT. Chicago,IL. p.1.
Influences of packaging design on antimicrobial effects of gaseous chlorine dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.Influences of packaging design on antimicrobial effects of gaseous chlorine dioxide [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Efficacy of gaseous chlorine dioxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of artificially inoculated fresh-cut Romaine lettuce leaves - (Abstract Only)
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.Efficacy of gaseous chlorine dioxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of artificially inoculated fresh-cut Romaine lettuce leaves [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Efficacy of hot water surface decontamination of green tomatoes artificially inoculated with Salmonella Poona - (Abstract Only)
Annous,B. 2010. Efficacy of hot water surface decontamination of green tomatoes artificially inoculated with Salmonella Poona [abstract]. IFT. Chicago, Illinois. p.1.
Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato surfaces using chlorine dioxide gas treatment - (Abstract Only)
Annous,B.,Burke,A.,Sites,J.2010.Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato surfaces using cholorine dioxide gas treatment [abstract].IAFP.Anaheim,CA.p.1.
Commercialization of irradiation on fresh fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X. 2010. Commercialization of irradiation on fresh fruits and vegetables. In: Doona, C., Kustin, K, Feeherry, F., editors. Case studies in novel food processing technologies. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing. p. 427-446.
Low Dose Irradiation of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Jan-10)
Food Irradiation – Principles and Applications - (Book / Chapter)
(12-Jan-10)
Irradiation of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables: quality and shelf-life - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X. 2012. Irradiation of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables: quality and shelf-life. Book Chapter. 274-294. In. Fan, X and Sommers, C.H. (eds.): Food Irradiation: Research and Technology, 2nd Edition. Willy-Blackwell, West Sussex, United Kingdom. 446 pp.
Combination of sodium chlorite and calcium propionate reduces enzymatic browning and microbial population of fresh-cut ‘Granny Smith’ apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guan, W., Fan, X. 2010. Combination of sodium chlorite and calcium propionate reduces enzymatic browning and microbial population of fresh-cut ‘Granny Smith’ apples. Journal of Food Science. 75(2):M72-M77.
Irradiation for enhanced microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B. 2009.Irradiation for enhanced microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables [abstract].Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards Annual Meeting.Gaithersburg,MD.p.1.
Food irradiation: regulations and acceptance - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2009. Food irradiation regulations and acceptance [abstract].2009 Beijing International Conference on Non-Thermal Processing Technologies. Beijing,China. p.1.
Use of chemical sanitizers to reduce microbial populations and maintain quality of whole and fresh-cut cantaloupe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Keskinen, L.A., Mattheis, J.P. 2009. Use of chemical sanitizers to reduce microbial populations and maintain quality of whole and fresh-cut cantaloupe. Journal of Food Protection. 72(12):2453-2460.
Antibrowning and antimicrobial properties of sodium acid sulfate in apple slices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J., Liao, C., Cooke, P.H., Zhang, H.Q. 2009. Antibrowning and antimicrobial properties of sodium acid sulfate in apple slices. Journal of Food Science. 74(9):M485-M492.
Use of Chlorine-Containing Disinfectants in Food Production and Food Processing     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Annous, B.A., Berrang. M., Burnett, S., Dykes, G., Frank, J., Graz, M., Karunasagar, I., Lupin, H., Matthews, K., Reilly, A., Sanderson, B., Zheng, Y. 2009. Use of Chlorine-Containing Disinfectants in Food Production and Food Processing. In: Benefits and risks of the use of chlorine-containing disinfectants in food production and food processing. Geneva, Switzerland. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization. p. 4-47.
Effect of chlorine dioxide gas on physical, thermal, mechanical, and barrier properties of p[olymeric packaging materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Aurus, R., Annous, B.A. 2010. Effect of chlorine dioxide gas on physical, thermal, mechanical, and barrier properties of polymeric packaging materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 115:1742-1750.
Microbial safety of fresh produce - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F.E., Gravani, R.B. 2009. Microbial safety of fresh produce. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell. 446 p.
Novel technologies for decontamination of fresh and minimally processed fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
(18-Jun-09)
Biofilms in fresh fruit and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Annous, B.A., Smith, J.L., Fratamico, P.M., and Solomon, E.B. 2009. Biofilms in fresh fruit and vegetables. In: Fratamico, P.M., Annous, B.A., Gunther N.W. IV, editors. Biofilms in the food and beverage industries. 1st edition. Boca Raton, FL: Woodhead Publishing Limited and CRC Press LLC. p. 517-535.
Cold Plasma: A Novel Intervention for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2009. Cold Plasma: A Novel Intervention for Fresh Fruits and Produce [abstract].Philadlephia Conference of the Central Atlantic States Assn. of Food and Drug Officials (CASA). Bridgeton,NJ.p.1.
Current Interventions for Enhancing Produce Safety and Security - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B.2009.Current Interventions for Enhancing Produce Safety and Security [abstract].Philadelphia Conference of the Central Atlantic States Assn. of Food and Drug Officials (CASA).Bridgeton,NJ.p.1.
Microbial safety and quality of Irradiated fresh produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B.,Fan,X. 2009. Microbial safety and quality of irradiation fresh produce [abstract].Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Anaheim,CA.p.1.
Mass Transfer Study of Chlorine Dioxide Gas Through Polymeric Packaging Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Aurus, R., Annous, B.A. 2009. Mass Transfer Study of Chlorine Dioxide Gas Through Polymeric Packaging Materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2929-2936.
Chlorine Dioxide (Gas) - (Book / Chapter)
Zhang, Barbosa-Canovas, Balusbramaniam, Dunne, Farkas and Yuan.2011. Nonthermal Processing Technologies for Food. Wiley-Blackwell. p. 359-365
Use of 1 % peroxyacetic acid sanitizer in an air-mixing wash basin to remove bacterial pathogen from seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajkowski, K.T., Ashurst, K. 2009. Use of 1 % peroxyacetic acid sanitizer in an air-mixing wash basin to remove bacterial pathogen from seeds. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6(9):1041-1046.
Contamination of fresh produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions - (Abstract Only)
Annous,B. 2009. Contamination of fresh produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions [abstract]. Food Science. Sydney, Australia. p.1.
Efficacy of post-storage irradiation to reduce Salmonella on sliced tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2010. Efficacy of post-storage irradiation to reduce slamonella on sliced tomatoes [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting.Chicago,IL. p.1.
Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce - Preface - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F.E., Gravani, R.B. 2009. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce - Preface. In: Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F.E., Gravani, R.B., editors. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Ames, IA: Willey-Blackwell. p. XV-XVI.
Fluorescent dye technique as an alternative to gfp-labeled plasmid for visualization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells on romaine lettuce leaves following sanitizer treatment - (Abstract Only)
Keskinen,L.,Cooke,P.,Annous,B.2009.Fluorescent dye technique as an alternative to gfp-labeled plasmid for visualization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells on romaine lettuce leaves following sanitizer treatment [abstract].American Society for Microbiology.Philadelphia,PA.p.1.
Nonthermal food processing: technology summary and overview - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B.2009. Nonthermal food processing:technology summary and overview[abstract].Drexel University Food Science Seminar Series. Philadelphia.PA.p.1.
Effect of Chemical Sanitizations of Whole Fruit on Microbial Population and Quality of Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe - (Abstract Only)
Fan,X.,Annous,B.,Keskinen,L.,Zhuang, H.,Mattheis,J. 2009. Effect of Chemical sanitizations of whole fruit on microbial populations and quality of fresh-cut cabbage [abstract].Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting. Anaheim,CA.p.1
New packaging design for fresh produce with effective distribution of antimicrobial gaseous chlorine dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Aurus,R.,Annous,B.2009.New packaging design for fresh produce with effective distribution of antimicrobial gaseous chlorine dioxide [abstract].IFT Annual Meeting.Anaheim,CA.p.1.
A quantitative study on the absorption of gaseous chlorine dioxide onto lettuce leaf - (Abstract Only)
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Aurus,R.,Annous,B.2009.A quantitative study on the absorption of gaseous chlorine dioxide onto lettuce leaf [abstract].IFT Annual Meeting. Anaheim,CA.p.1.
Hot water surface pasteurization vs. chlorine wash for reducing populations of Salmonella Poona on artificially inoculated tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2009. Hot water surface pasteurization vs. chlorine wash for reducing populations of Salmonella Poona on artificially inoculated tomatoes. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. p. 1.
Sanitizer Solutions Containing Detergents for Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Romaine Lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Keskinen,L.,Annous,B. 2009.Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuse [abstract].IFP.Grapevine,TX.p.1.
CFD modeling to improve safe and efficient distribution of chlorine dioxide gas for packaging fresh produce - (Abstract Only)
Tripathi,B.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R,Annous,B.,Matthews,K. 2010.CFD modeling to improve safe and efficient distribution of chlorine dioxide gas for packaging fresh produce [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Food irradiation and nonthermal food processing: an overview for food science professionals - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2009. Food Irradiation and nonthermal food processing: an overview for food science professionals [abstract].Dept. of Food Science and Management Seminar Series.Delaware Valley College.p.1.
Improving Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Using Thermal Treatment - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Huang, L. 2009. Improving Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Using Thermal Treatment. In: Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F.E., Gravani, R.B., editors. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Ames, IA: Willey-Blackwell. p. 241-262.
The USDA Food Safety Intervention Technologies Research Unit: Overview and Introduction - (Trade Journal)
Niemira, B.A. 2009. The USDA Food Safety Intervention Technologies Research Unit: Overview and Introduction. IFT Food Engineering Division Newsletter. 4-5.
Acidified sodium chlorite as an alternative to chlorine for elimination of Salmonella on alfalfa seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, C. 2009. Acidified sodium chlorite as an alternative to chlorine for elimination of Salmonella on alfalfa seeds. Journal of Food Science. 74(4):M159-164.
Advanced Technologies for Detection and Elimination of Pathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Zhang, H.Q. 2009. Advanced Technologies for Detection and Elimination of Pathogens. In: Sapers, G., Solomon, E., Matthews, K., editors. The Produce Contamination Problem — Causes and Solutions. Elsevier. 425-443.
Research Update - Intervention Technologies for Enhancing the Safety and Security of Fresh and Minimally Processed Produce and Solid Plant-Derived Foods - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2009. Research Update-Intervention Technologies for enhancing the Safety and Security of Fresh and Minimally Processed produce and solid plant-derived foods [abstract].ARS-FSIS Research Coordination Meeting. Shepherdstown,WV.p.1.
Inactivation of Microbial Contaminants in Fresh Produce - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Annous, B.A., Fan, X., Liao, C., Sites, J.E. 2009. Inactivation of Microbial Contaminants in Fresh Produce. In Al-Taher, F., Jackson, L.,DeVries, J., editors. Intentional and Unintentional Food Contaminants. Washington, DC: ACS Press. 12:183-206.
Research Needs and Future Directions - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Fan, X., Gravani, R., Doona, C., Feherry, F. 2009. Research Needs and Future Directions. In Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F., Gravani, R.B. editors. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Ames, IA: Blackwell. 23:421-426.
Irradiation enhances quality and microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Fan, X. 2009. Irradiation enhances quality and microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. In Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F., Gravani, R.B. editors. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Ames, IA: Blackwell. 10:191-204.
Thermal and non-thermal decontamination treatments for inactivation of Salmonella on inoculated cantaloupe surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2008. Thermal and non-thermal decontamination treatments for inactivation of Salmonella on inoculated cantaloupe surfaces. [abstract]. The Pennsylvania State University. p. 1.
Quorum Sensing in Biofilms: Why Bacteria Behave the Way They Do - (Review Article)
Annous, B.A., Fratamico, P.M., Smith, J.L. 2009. Quorum Sensing in Biofilms: Why Bacteria Behave the Way They Do. Journal of Food Science. 74(1):R24-R37.
Control of foodborne pathogens and soft-rot bacteria on bell pepper by three strains of bacterial antagonists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, C. 2009. Control of foodborne pathogens and soft-rot bacteria on bell pepper by three strains of bacterial antagonists. Journal of Food Protection. 72(1):85-92.
Impact of bacterial stress and biofilm forming ability on transfer of surface-dried listeria monocytogenes during slicing of delicatessen meats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keskinen, L.A., Todd, E., Ryser, E. 2008. Impact of bacterial stress and biofilm forming ability on transfer of surface-dried listeria monocytogenes during slicing of delicatessen meats. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 127:298-304.
Retention of Quality and Nutritional Value of Thirteen Fresh-cut Vegetables Treated with Low Dose Radiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J. 2008. Retention of Quality and Nutritional Value of Thirteen Fresh-cut Vegetables Treated with Low Dose Radiation. Journal of Food Science. 73(7):S367:S372.
Cold plasma technologies for the inactivation of human pathogens on fresh and fresh-cut produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2008. Cold plasma technologies for the inactivation of human pathogens on fresh and fresh-cut produce [abstract].New Technology Symposium,GMA Fall Conference.Arlington,VA.p.1.
Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B.,Sites,J. 2008. Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Produce [abstract].Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. New Orleans,LA.p.1.
Comparison of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization and Chlorine Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe Melons - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B. 2008. Comparison of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization and Cholorine Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe melons [abstract].United Fresh Produce Assn. and S-294 Annual Meeting. Las Vegas,NV. p.1.
Refrigerated storage of Escherichia coli O157:H7-inoculated Romaine lettuce and baby spinach reduces efficacy of irradiation and sodium hypochlorite washes - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2008. Refrigerated storage of Escherichia coli O157:H7-inoculated Romaine lettuce and baby spinach reduces efficacy of irradiation and sodium hypochlorite washes [abstract].Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting.New Orleans,LA. p.1.
Environmental factors influencing Listeria monocytogenes survival and attachment on surfaces inoculated with droplets - (Abstract Only)
Ionita, C., Annous, B.A., Nivens, D. 2008. Environmental factors influencing Listeria monocytogenes survival and attachment on surfaces inoculated with droplets. [Abstract]. Institute of Food Technologies. p. 1.
Impact of Chlorine dioxide Gas on the Barrier Properties of Polymeric Packaging Materials - (Abstract Only)
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M,Auras,R.,Annous,B.2008.Impact of Chlorine dioxide gas on the Barrier properties of Polymeric Packaging materials [abstract].Institute of Food Technologists.New Orleans,LA. p.1.
The effect of chlorine dioxide on polymeric packaging materials - (Abstract Only)
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Auras, R., Annous, B.A. 2008. The effect of chlorine dioxide on polymeric packaging materials. [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists. p.1.
Use of florescent dyes for visualization of bacterial attachment to lettuce leaves - (Abstract Only)
Keskinen,L.,Cooke,P.,Annous,B. 2008. Use of florescent dyes for visualization of bacterial attachment to lettuce leaves [abstract].International Association for Food Protection.Columbus, OH. p.1.
Efficacy of chlorine concentration and acidic electrolyzed water in decontaminating lettuce leaves artificially inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Keskinen,L.,Burke,A.,Annous,B. 2008.Efficacy of cholorine concentration and acidic electrolyzed water in decomtaminating lettuce leaves artificially inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 [abstract].International Assn for Food Protection.Columbus,OH.p.1.
Irradiation Sensitivity of Planktonic and Biofilm-Associated Listeria Monocytogenes and L. Innocua as Influenced by Temperature of Biofilm Formation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A. 2008. Irradiation Sensitivity of Planktonic and Biofilm-Associated Listeria Monocytogenes and L. Innocua as Influenced by Temperature of Biofilm Formation. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 79-85.
Biofilms on produce and food handling/processing surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B. 2008. Biofilms on produce and food handling/processing surfaces [abstract]. TAPPI-Polymers Laminates Adhesives Coatings Extrusions (PLACE).Portsmouth,VA. p.1.
Irradiation Compared with Chlorination for Elimination of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Internalized in Lettuce Leaves: Influence of Lettuce Variety - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A. 2008. Irradiation Compared with Chlorination for Elimination of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Internalized in Lettuce Leaves: Influence of Lettuce Variety. Journal of Food Science. 73(5):M208-M213.
Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella Stanley and Escherichia coli O157:H7 Inoculated on Golden Delicious Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A., Sites, J.E. 2008. Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella Stanley and Escherichia coli O157:H7 Inoculated on Golden Delicious Apples. Journal of Food Protection. 71(7):1357-1365.
Effect of hot water surface pasteurization of whole fruit on shelf life and quality of fresh-cut cantaloupes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Beaulieu, J.C., Sites, J.E. 2008. Effect of hot water surface pasteurization of whole fruit on shelf life and quality of fresh-cut cantaloupes. Journal of Food Science. 73(3):M91-M98.
Percent Moisture and Seed Coat Characteristics of Alfalfa Seeds After Artificial Inoculation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajkowski, K.T. 2009. Percent Moisture and Seed Coat Characteristics of Alfalfa Seeds After Artificial Inoculation. Journal of Food Safety. 224-235.
Food Irradiation for Produce Safety - (Abstract Only)
Niemara,B.2008. Food Irradiation for Produce safety [abstract].IFT-NWFPA Nonthermal workshop. Portland,OR. p.1.
Irradiation of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables - (Trade Journal)
Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Prakash, A. 2008. Irradiation of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables. Food Technology. 3:36-43.
Inactivation of Microbial Contaminants in Fresh Produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira,B. 2008. Inactivation of Microbial Contaminants in Fresh Produce [abstract].American Chemica Society International Meeting. New Orleans,LA.p.1.
Improving the microbiological safety and quality of fresh and fresh-cut produce in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2007. Improving the microbiological safety and quality of fresh and fresh-cut produce in the U.S. [abstract]. Food Technology and Green Chemistry Meeting. p. 1.
Growth of salmonellae on sprouting alfalfa seeds as affected by the inoculum size, native microbial load, and Pseudomonas fluorescens 2-79 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, C. 2008. Growth of salmonella on sprouting alfalfa seeds as affected by the inoculum size, native microbial load, and Pseudomonas fluorescens 2-79. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 46:232-236.
Effect of Chlorine Dioxide Gas on Polymeric Packaging Materials - (Proceedings)
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Auras, R., Annous, B.A. 2007. Effect of Chlorine Dioxide Gas on Polymeric Packaging Materials. In: 23rd IAPRI Symposium on Packaging. Windsor, United Kingdom: Pira International.
Development and Validation of a Pilot Scale Enhanced Biosafety Level Two Containment for Performance Evaluation of Produce Disinfection Technologies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sites, J.E., Annous, B.A., Walker, P.N., Burke, A.M. 2008. Development and Validation of a Pilot Scale Enhanced Biosafety Level Two Containment for Performance Evaluation of Produce Disinfection Technologies. Applied Biosafety. 13(1):30-44.
Relative Efficacy of Sodium Hypochlorite Wash Versus Irradiation to Inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 Internalized in Leaves of Romaine Lettuce and Baby Spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A. 2007. Relative Efficacy of Sodium Hypochlorite Wash Versus Irradiation to Inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 Internalized in Leaves of Romaine Lettuce and Baby Spinach. Journal of Food Protection. 70(11):2526-2532.
Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Quality of Frozen Corn and Peas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J. 2007. Effects of ionizing radiation on quality of frozen corn and peas. Journal of Food Protection. 70(8):1901-1908.
Irradiation Sensitivity of Planktonic and Biofilm-Associated Escherichia coli O157:H7 Isolates is Influenced by Culture Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A. 2007. Irradiation Sensitivity of Planktonic and Biofilm-Associated Escherichia coli O157:H7 Isolates is Influenced by Culture Conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(10): 3239-3244.
Efficacy of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization vs. Chlorine and Experimental Sanitizing Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe Melons - (Abstract Only)
(23-Feb-07)
Inactivation of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Internalized in Romaine Lettuce and Baby Spinach Leaves:Sodium Hypochlorite Wash vs. Irradiation - (Abstract Only)
(23-Feb-07)
Inhibitory effect on foodborne pathogens by native microflora associated with fresh peeled baby carrots - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, C. 2007. Inhibitory effect on foodborne pathogens by native microflora associated with fresh peeled baby carrots. Journal of Food Science. 72(4):M134-M138.
Nonthermal Plasma (Ntp) As a Novel Food Processing Technology - (Book / Chapter)
(29-Sep-06)
Effects of Negative Air Ions on Escherichia Coli Atcc 25922 Inoculated onto Mung Bean Seed and Apple Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Fett, W.F., Mitchell, B.W. 2007. Effects of negative air ions on escherichia coli atcc 25922 inoculated onto mung bean seed and apple fruit . Journal of Food Protection. 70(1):204-208.
Improved Sanitizing Treatments for Fresh Tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sapers, G.M., Jones, D.M. 2006. Improved sanitizing treatments for fresh tomatoes. Journal of Food Science. 71(7):M252-M256.
Synergy Between Irradiation and Chlorination in Killing of Salmonella, Escherichia Coli O157:h7, and Listeria Monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thayer, D.W., Boyd, G., Fett, W.F. 2006. Synergy between irradiation and chlorination in killing of salmonella, escherichia coli o157:h7, and listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Food Science. 71(6):R83-R87.
Effects of Ultrasound, Irradiation, and Acidic Electrolyzed Water on Germination of Alfalfa and Broccoli Seeds and on Escherichia Coli O157:h7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H., Feng, H., Kushad, M., Fan, X. 2006. Effects of ultrasound, irradiation, and acidic electrolyzed water on germination of alfalfa and broccoli seeds and on escherichia coli o157:h7. Journal of Food Science. 71(6):M168-M173.
Biofilms on Fresh Produce and Difficulties in Decontamination - (Trade Journal)
Annous, B.A., Solomon, E.B., Niemira, B.A. 2006. Biofilms on fresh produce and difficulties in decontamination. Food Quality. 80-84
Factors Affecting Attachment of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 to Apple Tissues - (Abstract Only)
Fatemi, P., Knabel, S.J., La Borde, L.F., Annous, B.A., Sapers, G.M. 2006. Factors affecting attachment of escherichia coli o157:h7 to apple tissues. Program and Abstract Book of 93rd International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. 2006. T7-01. Page 91.
Hot Water Surface Treatment and Gamma Irradiation Reduce Microbial Population and Maintain Quality of Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe - (Abstract Only)
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Mattheis, J.P. 2006. Hot water surface treatment and gamma irradiation reduce microbial population and maintain quality of fresh-cut cantaloupe. International Fresh-cut Produce Association and S-294 Multi-State Research Project Meeting April 27-30, 2006, Baltimore, MD. Abstract #022-06, p. 13.
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