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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EGG PROCESSING SAFETY, QUALITY AND SECURITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Microbiology and Safety of Table Eggs - (Book / Chapter)
Musgrove, M.T. 2011. Microbiology and Safety of Table Eggs. Improving the Safety and Quality of Eggs and Egg Products. Cambridge, UK. Woodhead Publishing. Volume 2, p. 3-33.
Microbial Differences of Eggs from Traditional Cage and free Range Production. - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2011. Microbial Differences of Eggs from Traditional Cage and free Range Production. Proceedings of the National Egg Regulatory Officials Annual Meeting. p.12-14.
Salmonella Contamination in Shell Eggs Exposed to Modified Pressure Imaging for Microcrack Detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Lawrence, K.C., Yoon, S.C., Heitschmidt, G.W. 2011. Salmonella contamination in shell eggs exposed to modified pressure imaging for microcrack detection. Poultry Science. 90:1616-1619.
Comparison of environmental and egg microbiology associated with conventional and free range laying hen management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Anderson, K.E., Musgrove, M.T. 2011. Comparison of environmental and egg microbiology associated with conventional and free range laying hen management. Poultry Science. 90:2063-2068.
Evaluation of an Alcohol-Based Sanitizer Spray's Bactericidal Effects on Salmonella Inoculated onto Stainless Steel and Shell Egg Processing Equipment - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jul-10)
Molecular Characterization and Serotyping of Salmonella Isolated from the Shell Egg Processing Environment - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jul-10)
Effect of inoculation and application methods on the performance of chemicals used to disinfect salmonella contaminated broiler hatching eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Musgrove, M.T., Cox Jr, N.A., Berrang, M.E., Buhr, R.J., Richardson, L.J., Mauldin, J.M. 2010. Effect of inoculation and application methods on the performance of chemicals used to disinfect salmonella contaminated broiler hatching eggs. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 19(4):387-392.
Molecular Characterization and Serotyping of Salmonella Isolated from the Shell Egg Processing Environment - (Abstract Only)
(06-May-10)
Understanding and Measuring the Haugh Unit - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2010. Understanding and Measuring the Haugh Unit. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. IV:43-44.
Introduction to the Principles of HACCP - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2010. Introduction to the Principles of HACCP. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.VI:28-32.
Where Do They Get These Ideas? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2010. Where Do They Get These Ideas?. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. VII:22-26.
Microbiological Difference of Eggs From Traditional Cage and Free Range Production - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Anderson, K.E., Musgrove, M.T. 2010. Microbiological Difference of Eggs From Traditional Cage and Free Range Production. Poultry Science.
Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T., Anderson, K., Thesmar, H. 2010. Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs. National Egg Regulatory Officials Annual Meeting. p.72-74.
Modified Pressure Imaging for Egg Crack Detection and Resulting Egg Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Lawrence, K.C., Yoon, S.C., Heitschmidt, G.W. 2010. Modified Pressure Imaging for Egg Crack Detection and Resulting Egg Quality. Poultry Science. 89:761-765.
Physical Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T., Anderson, K.E., Thesmar, H.S. 2010. Physical Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs. Poultry Science. 89:582-587
Kinetics of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT104 growth and inactivation in pasteurised liquid egg products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquestin, O.J., Musgrove, M.T., Tamplin, M.L. 2010. Kinetics of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT104 growth and inactivation in pasteurised liquid egg products. Food Microbiology 27:396-402.
Shell Egg Vacuum Loader Cup Microbiological and Physical Quality Changes Associated with the Use of Various Sanitizing Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R. 2010. Shell Egg Vacuum Loader Cup Microbiological and Physical Quality Changes Associated with the Use of Various Sanitizing Compounds. Poultry Science. 89:564-569
The Effects of Commercial Cool Water Washing of Shell Eggs on Haugh Unit, Vitelline Membrane Strength, Aerobic Microorganisms and Fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caudill, A.B., Curtis, P.A., Anderson, K.E., Kerth, L.K., Oyarazabal, O., Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2010. The Effects of Commercial Cool Water Washing of Shell Eggs on Haugh Unit, Vitelline Membrane Strength, Aerobic Microorganisms and Fungi. Poultry Science. 89:160-168
SSOPs and GMPs for commercial shell egg processing facilities - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Northcutt, J. 2009. SSOPs and GMPs for commercial shell egg processing facilities. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.
Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms recovered from biofilms in a commercial shell egg processing facility. - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Berrang, M.E., Liljebjelke, K.A. 2009. Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms recovered from biofilms in a commercial shell egg processing facility.. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Jul 12-15,2009. Grapevine, TX. T1-06.
Growth and survival of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 in liquid egg products. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Musgrove, M.T., Mcquestin, O.J., Tamplin, M., Kelley, L.C. 2009. Growth and survival of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 in liquid egg products. Journal of Food Protection, 72:1992-1996.
Addressing Consumer Questions and Concerns - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2009. Addressing Consumer Questions and Concerns. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.VII:24-29.
Determining Haugh Units - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2009. Determining Haugh Units. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. IV:83-84.
The Principles of HACCP - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2009. The Principles of HACCP. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. VI:9-12.
The Effect of Negative-pressure Microcrack Imaging on Egg Quality during Storage - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Lawrence, K.C., Yoon, S.C., Heitschmidt, G.W. 2009. The effect of negative-pressure microcrack imaging on egg quality during storage. Poultry Science.
Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Shaw, J.D., Sheppard, M., Harrison, M.A. 2010. Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities. Poultry Science. 88:2113-2117.
Comparative study of shell swab and shell crush methods for the recovery of Salmonella from shell eggs - (Proceedings)
Kawamoto, S., Musgrove, M.T., Kawasaki, T., Kawasaki, S., Bari, L., Inatsu, Y. 2008. Comparative study of shell swab and shell crush methods for the recovery of Salmonella from shell eggs. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings.
Food Crystals: the Role of Eggs - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2008. Food Crystals: the Role of Eggs. National Egg Products School Proceedings. p.12.1-12.8.
Microbiological Sampling Procedures - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Microbiological Sampling Procedures. National Egg Products School Proceedings.
Factors Affecting Egg Processing Microbiology - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Factors Affecting Egg Processing Microbiology. National Egg Products School Proceedings.p.1-12.
How Clean is the Processing Environment and Can We Fix It? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2008. How Clean is the Processing Environment and Can We Fix It?. National Egg Regulatory Officials Annual Meeting. p. 51-54.
Egg Microbiology Basics - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Egg Microbiology Basics. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.179.
Temperature Sequence of Eggs from Oviposition Through Distribution: Production – Part 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patterson, P.H., Koelkebeck, K.W., Anderson, K.E., Darre, M.J., Carey, J.B., Ahn, D.U., Ernst, R.A., Kuney, D.R., Jones, D.R. 2008. Temperature sequence of eggs from oviposition through distribution: Production – part 1. Poultry Science.87(6):1182-1186.
Identification of Enterobacteriaceae on Vacuum Loaders in Shell Egg Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Identification of Enterobacteriaceae on Vacuum Loaders in Shell Egg Processing. Poultry Science.87(8):1678-1681
Efficacy of Post-Wash Shell Egg Sanitizers - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Trabue, S., Shaw, J.D., Jones, D.R. 2008. Efficacy of Post-Wash Shell Egg Sanitizers. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract.p.42
Sanitation in the Shell Egg Processing Environment - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Northcutt, J.K. 2008. Sanitation in the Shell Egg Processing Environment. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.185.
Maintaining Perspective: Risk and Egg-borne Illnesses - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Maintaining Perspective: Risk and Egg-borne Illnesses. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.159.
Understanding the Principles of HACCP - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2008. Understanding the Principles of HACCP. 15th National Egg Quality School Proceedings, May 19-22,2008, Tempe,Arizona. p.194-198.
Consumers + Questions = Confusion? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2008. Consumers + Questions = Confusion?. 15th National Egg Quality School Proceedings, May 19-22,2008,Tempe,Arizona. p.247-252.
Understanding Haugh Units - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2008. Understanding Haugh Units. 15th National Egg Quality School Proceedings,May19-22,2008,Tempe,Arizona.p.150-158.
Attached Bacterial Cell Contamination of Shell Egg Processing Facilities - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Berrang, M.E., Liljebjelke, K.A. 2008. Attached Bacterial Cell Contamination of Shell Egg Processing Facilities. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings. 66-67.
Physical Quality and Composition of Retail Shell Eggs - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T., Anderson, K.E., Thesmar, H.S. 2008. Physical quality and composition of retail shell eggs. XXIII World Poultry Congress Proceedings, June 30-July 4, 2008. p.1-4, 2008 CDROM
Effects of post-processing shell surface sanitizers on egg physical quality - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Trabue, S., Shaw, J.D., Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Effects of post-processing shell surface sanitizers on egg physical quality. Poultry Science.87(1):41.
Presence of Aerobic Microorganisms, Enterobacteriaceae and Salmonella in the Shell Egg Processing Environment - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Berrang, M.E. 2008. Presence of Aerobic Microorganisms, Enterobacteriaceae and Salmonella in the Shell Egg Processing Environment. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. 47-48.
Running title: Yeasts from refrigerated commercial shell eggs Identification of yeasts isolated from commercial shell eggs stored at refrigerated temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Hinton Jr, A., Ingram, K.D., Northcutt, J.K. 2008. Running title: Yeasts from refrigerated commercial shell eggs. Journal of Food Protection:71:1258-1261
Enterobacteriaceae and Related Organisms Isolated from Shell Eggs Collected During Commercial Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Musgrove, M.T., Northcutt, J.K., Jones, D.R., Cox Jr, N.A., Harrison, M.A. 2008. Enterobacteriaceae and Related Organisms Isolated from Shell Eggs Collected During Commercial Processing. Poultry Science. 87:1211-1218.
Physical quality and composition of retail shell eggs - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T., Anderson, K.E., Thesmar, H.S. 2008. Physical quality and composition of retail shell eggs. World Poultry Science Journal.64(2):503
Temperature Sequence of Eggs from Oviposition Through Distribution: Processing - Part 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koelkebeck, K.W., Patterson, P.H., Anderson, K.E., Darre, M.J., Carey, J.B., Ahn, D.U., Ernst, R.A., Kuney, D.R., Jones, D.R. 2008. Temperature Sequence of Eggs from Oviposition Through Distribution: Processing - Part 2. Poultry Science.87(6):1187-1194.
Factors from production to packaging that affect the microbiology of commercial shell egg processing - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Factors from production to packaging that affect the microbiology of commercial shell egg processing. National Egg Products School Proceedings, pg 1-8.
Effects of processing on barriers of bacterial invasion in shell eggs and egg products - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Effects of processing on barriers of bacterial invasion in shell eggs and egg products. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings.p.115-118.
Comparative study of shell swab and shell crush methods for the recovery of Salmonella from shell eggs. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kawasaki, T., Musgrove, M.T., Murata, M., Tominaga, N., Kawamoto, S. 2008. Comparative study of shell swab and shell crush methods for the recovery of Salmonella from shell eggs. Journal of Food Safety. 28:482-498.
Assessment of Microbial Contaminants Present on Vacuum Loaders in Shell Egg Processing Facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2008. Assessment of Microbial Contaminants Present on Vacuum Loaders in Shell Egg Processing Facilities. Journal of Food Safety.28(3):346-354.
The Smooth Operator - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2007. The Smooth Operator. National Egg Products School Proceedings.p.1-4.
Commercial Processing and its effect on the Microbiological Safety of Shell Eggs - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Northcutt, J.K., Harrison, M.A., Cox Jr, N.A. 2007. Commercial Processing and its effect on the Microbiological Safety of Shell Eggs. National Egg Regulatory Officials Annual Meeting.
Egg Processing Plant Sanitation - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Northcutt, J.K. 2007. Egg Processing Plant Sanitation. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.277.
Egg Microbiology Basics - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Egg Microbiology Basics. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. Basics of Microbiology. p.189.
How Do They Come Up With These Questions? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2007. How Do They Come Up With These Questions?. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p. 353-360
The building blocks of HACCP - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2007. The building blocks of HACCP. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p. 237-244
Why Measure Haugh Units? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2007. Why Measure Haugh Units?. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p. 313-316
Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms recovered from retail shell eggs. - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R. 2007. Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms recovered from retail shell eggs.. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings.p.119.
Microbial Populations Associated with Restricted Shell Eggs - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Microbial Populations Associated with Restricted Shell Eggs. National Egg Regulatory Officials Annual Meeting.
Pathogen prevalence and microbial levels associated with restricted shell eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Pathogen prevalence and microbial levels associated with restricted shell eggs. Journal of Food Protection.70(9):2004-2007
Bringing Egg and Food-Borne Disease into Perspective - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Bringing Egg and Food-Borne Disease into Perspective. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.299.
Comparison of vitelline membrane strength amongst breeds of commercial layers - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Anderson, K.E. 2007. Comparison of vitelline membrane strength amongst breeds of commercial layers (abstract). Poultry Science.p.86:379-380(Suppl 1)
Microbial Levels and Pathogen Prevalence Associated with Restricted Shell Eggs - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Microbial Levels and Pathogen Prevalence Associated with Restricted Shell Eggs (abstract). International Association of Food Protection 2007 Program and Abstract Book.p.99.
What’s in Your Processing Environment? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2007. What’s in your processing environment?. 2007 Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings. p. 139-144.
Yeast and Egg Contamination of Shell Eggs - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2007. Yeast and Egg Contamination of Shell Eggs. 2007 Proceedings of the Atlantic Poultry Conference, pp.1-10
Microbiological contamination of packer head brushes in United States commercial shell egg processing plants - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R. 2006. Microbiological contamination of packer head brushes in United States commercial shell egg processing plants. European Poultry Conference Proceedings.p.565.
Effects of processing on the microbiology of commercial shell eggs in the United States. - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Northcutt, J.K., Cox Jr, N.A., Harrison, M.A. 2006. Effects of processing on the microbiology of commercial shell eggs in the United States.. European Poultry Conference Proceedings.
Food Crystallization and Egg Products - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2006. Food Crystallization and Egg Products. National Egg Products School Proceedings. p 9.1-9.4.
Factors that affect Commercial Shell Egg Processing Microbiology - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Factors that affect Commercial Shell Egg Processing Microbiology. National Egg Products School Proceedings.p.1.
Obstacles in Egg Quality Assessment - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R., Anderson, K.E. 2006. Obstacles in egg quality assessment. World's Poultry Science Journal. European Poultry Conference, Verona, Italy, 10-14 September, 2006, Poster Session. EPC Proceedings (http://10.11.10.181:4001/fullpapers/10770)
Correlation of Egg Physical Quality Measurements and Functional Determinations - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Correlation of egg physical quality measurements and functional determinations. World's Poultry Science Journal. Verona, Italy, September 10-14, Poster Session. EPC Proceedings (http://10.11.10.181:4001/fullpapers/10415)
Correlation of Egg Physical Requirements and Functional Determinations - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Correlation of egg physical requirements and functional determinations. World's Poultry Science Journal.p.157.
Enterobacteriaceae and Related Organisms Isolated from Shell Eggs Washed in Cooler Wash Water - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R. 2006. Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from shell eggs washed in cooler wash water. Poultry Science Annual Meeting. p. 135
Keeping Food-Borne Disease and Eggs in Perspective - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Keeping food-borne disease and eggs in perspective. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.279.
Sanitation in Shell Egg Processing Plants - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Sanitation in shell egg processing plants. National Egg Quality School Proceedings.p.215.
Effectively Addressing Consumer Questions - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2006. Effectively addressing consumer questions. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p. 321-325.
Understanding Haccp - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2006. Understanding haccp. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p 223-227.
Haugh Unit Assessment - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2006. Haugh unit assessment. National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p 123-124.
Egg Quality – What’s the Point? - (Proceedings)
Jones, D.R. 2006. Egg quality – what’s the point? . National Egg Quality School Proceedings. p. 51-53.
Prevalence of Salmonella, Campylobacter and Listeria on the Surface of Vacuum Loaders in Shell Egg Processing Plants. - (Abstract Only)
Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T. 2006. Prevalence of salmonella, campylobacter and listeria on the surface of vacuum loaders in shell egg processing plants. Poultry Science.85(1):134-135
Effects of Cool Water Washing of Shell Eggs on Haugh Unit, Vitelline Membrane Strength, Aerobic Bacteria, Yeast, and Mold - (Abstract Only)
Caudill, A.B., Curtis, P.A., Jones, D.R., Musgrove, M.T., Anderson, K.E., Kerth, L.K. 2006. Effects of cool water washing of shell eggs on haugh unit, vitelline membrane strength, aerobic bacteria, yeast, and mold. Poultry Science.85(1):100
Microbiological Survey of Seven Types Retail Shell Eggs - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R. 2006. Microbiological survey of seven types retail shell eggs. Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting. p.135
A New Crack at Egg Safety: from the Hen House to Your House - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Curtis, P., Ramirez, G., Latimer, H., Thesmar, H., Jones, D.R., Gast, R.K. 2006. A new crack at egg safety: from the hen house to your house (abstract).International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. p.67.
Effects of Cool Water Washing of Shell Eggs on Pathogen Detection - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Caudill, B.A., Curtis, P.A. 2006. Effects of cool water washing of shell eggs on pathogen detection. Journal of Food Protection, Meeting Abstract. p.116.
Identification of Yeasts Isolated from Commercial Shell Eggs Stored at Refrigerated Temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Hinton Jr, A., Ingram, K.D., Northcutt, J.K. 2006. Identification of yeasts isolated from commercial shell eggs stored at refrigerated temperatures [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p. 126.
Reducing Microbial Contamination During Shell Egg Processing - (Proceedings)
Musgrove, M.T., Jones, D.R., Northcutt, J.K., Cox Jr, N.A., Harrison, M.A. Reducing microbial contamination during shell egg processing. Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings, March 21-23, 2006, St. Paul, Minnesota. CDROM
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