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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND SAFETY OF FRESH ON-FARM ORGANICALLY GROWN PRODUCE Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Antibacterial activity of cinnamaldehyde and Sporan against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Murphy, C.F. 2012. Antibacterial activity of cinnamaldehyde and Sporan against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No.035-24.
Influence of curli expression on biofilm formation and attachment to plant surface by shiga toxigenic E. coli - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Macarisin, D., Bauchan, G.R. 2012. Influence of curli expression on biofilm formation and attachment to plant surface by shiga toxigenic E. coli. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No. 135-03.
Essential oils reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on iceberg and romaine lettuce without affecting produce quality - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, Y. 2012. Essential oils reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on iceberg and romaine lettuce without affecting produce quality. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No. 043-33.
Antimicrobial activity of cinnamaldehyde and sporan against enteric pathogens on iceberg lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2011. Antimicrobial activity of cinnamaldehyde and sporan against enteric pathogens on iceberg lettuce. [astract]. BARC-UM Fall Symposium. Abstract booklet.
Inactivation and injury of pathogens on intact beef treated with hydrodynamic pressure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Macarisin, D., Sangly, G., Murphy, C.A. 2012. Inactivation and injury of pathogens on intact beef treated with hydrodynamic pressure. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 14:38-45.
Antimicrobial activity of apple, hibiscus, olive, and hydrogen peroxide formulations against Salmonella enterica on organic leafy greens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, K., Patel, J.R., Jaroni, D., Friedman, M., Ravishankar, S. 2011. Antimicrobial activity of apple, hibiscus, olive, and hydrogen peroxide formulations against Salmonella enterica on organic leafy greens. Journal of Food Protection. 74(10):1676-1683.
Pathogen reduction in minimally managed composting of bovine manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-Jul-11)
Persistence of poultry associated Salmonella spp. on spinach plants - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Singh, M., Darlington, L.K. 2011. Persistence of poultry associated Salmonella spp. on spinach plants [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. 2011 IAFP Abstract Book# P2-76.
Role of curli expression by Escherichia coli O157:H7 on the cell’s ability to attach to spinach - (Abstract Only)
Macarisin, D., Bauchan, G.R., Giron, J., Patel, J.R. 3011. Role of curli expression by Escherichia coli O157:H7 on the cell’s ability to attach to spinach. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection abstract book #P2-80..
Impact of essential oils on microbial and sensory qualities of spinach leaves - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2011. Impact of essential oils on microbial and sensory qualities of spinach leaves. BARC Poster Day.
Adherence of curli producing Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli to baby spinach leaves - (Abstract Only)
Macarisin, D., Bauchan, G.R., Giron, J., Patel, J.R. 2011. Adherence of curli producing Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli to baby spinach leaves. BARC Poster Day.
Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue - (Abstract Only)
Lilly, A., Sapkota, A., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Shelton, D.R., Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue. [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. .
Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue - (Abstract Only)
Lilly, A., Sapkota, A., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Shelton, D.R., Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. [abstract].
Epiphytic survival of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O145 on baby spinach plants - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Lakshman, S., Sharma, M. 2011. Epiphytic survival of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O145 on baby spinach plants. [abstract] International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P2-78.
The use of zero-valent iron and biosand filtration to inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in irrigation water - (Abstract Only)
(02-Mar-11)
The effect of soil pasteurization on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. The effect of soil pasteurization on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. T1-09.
Efficacy of plant essential oils in reducing E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach leaves - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2011. Efficacy of plant essential oils in reducing E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach leaves[abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Book of abstracts #199-09.
Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in fresh-cut produce by sodium caprylate - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Darlington, L.K., Kumar, V. 2011. Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in fresh-cut produce by sodium caprylate[abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. IFT Book of Abstracts. #199-18.
New wash aid T-128 improves efficacy of chlorine against cross contamination by bacterial pathogens in fresh-cut lettuce processing - (Abstract Only)
Nou, X., Yang, Y., Hollar, L.A., Millner, P.D., Shelton, D.R., Feng, H., Luo, Y. 2011. New wash aid T-128 improves efficacy of chlorine against cross contamination by bacterial pathogens in fresh-cut lettuce processing. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
The Effect of Repeated Irrigation with Water Containing Varying Levels of Total Organic Carbon on the Persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Baby Spinach     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2011. The Effect of Repeated Irrigation with Water Containing Varying Levels of Total Organic Carbon on the Persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Baby Spinach. Journal of Food Protection. 74(5):709-717.
The effect of modified atmosphere packaging on the persistence and expression of virulence factors of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded iceberg lettuce     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Lakshman, S., Ferguson, S.E., Ingram, D.T., Luo, Y., Patel, J.R. 2011. The effect of modified atmosphere packaging on the persistence and expression of virulence factors of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded iceberg lettuce. Journal of Food Protection. 74(5):718-726.
Effect of curli expression and hydrophobicity of E. coli O157:H7 on attachment to fresh produce surfaces     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Ravishankar, S. 2011. Effect of curli expression and hydrophobicity of E. coli O157:H7 on attachment to fresh produce surfaces. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 110:737-745.
Chlorine Stabilizer T-128 enhances efficacy of chlorine against cross contamination by E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in fresh-cut lettuce processing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nou, X., Luo, Y., Hollar, L.A., Yang, Y., Feng, H., Millner, P.D., Shelton, D.R. 2011. Chlorine Stabilizer T-128 enhances efficacy of chlorine against cross contamination by E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in fresh-cut lettuce processing. Journal of Food Science. 76(3):M218-M224.
Inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 attached to spinach harvester blade using bacteriophage     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Calaway, T., Singh, M. 2011. Inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 attached to spinach harvester blade using bacteriophage. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8(4):541-546.
Inactivation of Salmonella spp. on tomatoes by plant molecules     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattson, T., Johny, A., Amalaradjou, M., More, K., Schreiber, D., Patel, J.R., Venkitanarayanan, K. 2011. Inactivation of Salmonella spp. on tomatoes by plant molecules. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 44(3):464-468.
Comparison of generic E. coli vs. pathogenic E. coli virulence factors in an agricultural watershed: implications for irrigation water standards and leafy green commodities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shelton, D.R., Karns, J.S., Coppock, C.R., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Pachepsky, Y.A. 2011. Comparison of generic E. coli vs. pathogenic E. coli virulence factors in an agricultural watershed: implications for irrigation water standards and leafy green commodities. Journal of Food Protection. 74:18-23.
Inactivation of Salmonella in Organic Soil by Cinnamaldehyde, Eugenol, Ecotrol, and Sporan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2011. Inactivation of Salmonella in Organic Soil by Cinnamaldehyde, Eugenol, Ecotrol, and Sporan. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8(2):311-317.
Use of bacteriophages in controlling E. coli in leafy vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2010. Use of bacteriophages in controlling E. coli in leafy vegetables. [abstract]. 17th Australian HACCP Conference.
Interaction of Salmonella enterica with Fresh Produce Leaves - (Proceedings)
Patel, J.R. 2010. Interaction of Salmonella enterica with Fresh Produce Leaves. United States and Japan Natural Resources Conference Proceedings. Food Safety No. 6.
Mitigation of Irrigation Water Using Zero-Valent Iron Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Kniel, K., Hoover, D., Chiu, P., Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Shelton, D.R. 2010. Mitigation of Irrigation Water Using Zero-Valent Iron Treatment [abstract]. Center for Produce Safety-U.C. Davis Produce Research Symposium. Paper No. 4.
Microbial safety of tropical and sub-tropical fruit. in Volume 1 – General Physiology, Quality and Handling of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits, Postharvest Biology & Technology of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits - (Book / Chapter)
Sharma, M., Buchanan, R., Luo, Y. 2011. Microbial safety of tropical and sub-tropical fruits. in Volume 1 – General Physiology, Quality and Handling of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits, Postharvest Biology & Technology of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits. Post-harvest biology and technology of tropical and sub-tropical fruits. p. 288-309.
Antimicrobial activity of essential oils against E. coli O157:H7 in organic soil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2010. Antimicrobial activity of essential oils against E. coli O157:H7 in organic soil. Food Control. 21(11):1458-1465.
Inhibition of E. coli O157:H7 on the surface of Fresh Spinach by bacteriophage ECP-100 and Modified Atmosphere Packaging - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Goktepe, I., Sharma, M., Sulakvelidze, A. 2010. Inhibition of E. coli O157:H7 on the surface of Fresh Spinach by bacteriophage ECP-100 and Modified Atmosphere Packaging. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
Whole-leaf sanitizing wash improves chlorine efficacy for microbial reduction and prevents pathogen cross contamination during fresh-cut lettuce processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nou, X., Luo, Y. 2010. Whole-leaf sanitizing wash improves microbial reduction efficacy and prevents pathogen cross contamination during fresh-cut lettuce processing. Journal of Food Science. 75(5):M283-M290.
Improving Pathogen Reduction by Chlorine Wash Prior to Cutting in Fresh-Cut Processing - (Abstract Only)
Nou, X., Luo, Y. 2010. Improving Pathogen Reduction by Chlorine Wash Prior to Cutting in Fresh-Cut Processing. Meeting Abstract.
The effect of total organic carbon content and repeated irrigation on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Mudd, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Hoover, D., Kniel, K.E., Sharma, M. 2010. The effect of total organic carbon content and repeated irrigation on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach. [abstract]. IAFP Abstracat Book p. 41.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. p. 91.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost. BARC Poster Day. p.12.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially vailable compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially vailable compost. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p.91.
Survival of Salmonella on spinach leaves treated with contaminated irrigation water - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Darlington, L.K. 2010. Survival of Salmonella on spinach leaves treated with contaminated irrigation water. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p.3-29.
Biocontrol of E. coli O157:H7 in organic soil using essential oils - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2010. Biocontrol of E. coli O157:H7 in organic soil using essential oils [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. PO38-59.
Differential Persistence of E. coli O157:H7 Strains on Romaine Lettuce Leaves - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D. 2010. Differential Persistence of E. coli O157:H7 Strains on Romaine Lettuce Leaves. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. T168-03.
Differences in attachment of Salmonella enterica serovars to cabbage and lettuce leaves     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2010. Differences in attachment of Salmonella enterica serovars to cabbage and lettuce leaves. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 139(1-2):41-47.
Effect of modified atmosphere on persistence and virulence expression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Lakshman, S., Ferguson, S.E., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Luo, Y., Sharma, M. 2010. Effect of modified atmosphere on persistence and virulence expression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded lettuce. [abstract]. IAFP Abstract Book p. 42.
Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere soil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X., Sharma, M. 2010. Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere soil. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 108:1789-1796.
Biocontrol of Salmonella in organic soil using essential oils - (Abstract Only)
Yossa, N., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2009. Biocontrol of Salmonella in organic soil using essential oils [ Abstract] .Annual GRID University of Maryland Meeting. Poster No. 7.
Efficacy of essential oils to reduce Salmonella in organic soil - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Yossa, N., Millner, P.D., Lo, M. 2009. Efficacy of essential oils to reduce Salmonella in organic soil. [abstract]. Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference. Poster No. 09-018.
A novel approach to investigate the uptake and internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Hull, A., Donnenberg, M. 2009. A novel approach to investigate the uptake and internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media. Journal of Food Protection. 72(7):1513-1520.
Microbial Attachment and Limitations of Decontamination Methodologies - (Book / Chapter)
Solomon, E.B., Sharma, M. 2009. Microbial Attachment and Limitations of Decontamination Methodologies. In: Spers, G. M., Solomon, E. B., Matthews, K. R., editors. The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. New York, N.Y.: Academic Press. p. 21-45.
Potential transfer of Salmonella to cutting blade during spinach harvesting operation - (Abstract Only)
Adeeb, S.L., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D. 2009. Potential transfer of Salmonella to cutting blade during spinach harvesting operation. BARC Poster Day Abstract Book.
PMA treatment is an effective means to reduce false positive PCR testing results - (Abstract Only)
Farahi, F., Nou, X. 2009. PMA treatment is an effective means to reduce false positive PCR testing results. BARC Poster Day. 4/15/2009.
Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using a bacteriophage cocktail in laboratory media - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M., Ahmedna, M., Goktepe, I. 2009. Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using a bacteriophage cocktail in laboratory media. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. 2009 Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting Technical Program Book of Abstracts.
Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination on green leaf lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M., Ahmedna, M., Goktepe, I. 2009. Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination on green leaf lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting Technical Program Abstracts.
Effect of fresh produce crop residue on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil - (Abstract Only)
Nou, X., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T. 2009. Effect of fresh produce crop residue on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2009 Abstract Book. Paper No. T5-03. p. 41.
Effects of Compost Tea and Compost Socks on Microbiological and Harvest Quality of Strawberry Fruits - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Reynolds, S.L. 2009. Effects of Compost Tea and Compost Socks on Microbiological and Harvest Quality of Strawberry Fruits. International Association for Food Protection. [abstract] . Paper No 3-32.
Differences in attachment of Salmonella to fresh produce - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Darlington, L.K., Paroczay, E.W. 2009. Differences in attachment of Salmonella to fresh produce [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. T5-02, P. 41.
Internalization of E. coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Hull, A., Donnenberg, M., Wang, X. 2009. Internalization of E. coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program Book. p. 40.
Comparison of expression of E. coli O157:H7 virulence factors in ground beef and on fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Nou, X., Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Donnenberg, M. 2009. Comparison of expression of E. coli O157:H7 virulence factors in ground beef and on fresh-cut lettuce [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program Book. p. 87.
Survival of enterohemorrhagic and avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from spinach plants after overhead irrigation with (currently acceptable) contamination levels - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Mudd, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2009. Survival of enterohemorrhagic and avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from spinach plants after overhead irrigation with (currently acceptable) contamination levels [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2009 Abstract Book. Paper No. P3-09. p. 151.
Biofilm formation Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach harvester blades - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Callaway, T.R. 2009. Biofilm formation Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach harvester blades. ARS Food Safety and Inspection Service Research Workshop. ARS-FSIS Workshop Poster #5.
Effectiveness of Bacteriophages in Reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Cut Cantaloupes and Lettuce     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Conway, W.S., Ferguson, S.E., Sulakvelidze, A. 2009. Effectiveness of Bacteriophages in Reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Cut Cantaloupes and Lettuce. Journal of Food Protection. 72(7):1481-1485.
Bioaerosols associated with animal production operations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Millner, P.D. 2009. Bioaerosols associated with animal production operations. Bioresource Technology. 100(22):5379-5385.
Biofilm formation and bacteriophage inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach harvester blades - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Callaway, T.R. 2009. Biofilm formation and bacteriophage inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach harvester blades. IFT 2009 Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 123-04. p. 148.
Antimicrobial properties of essential oils against Salmonella in organic soil - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Yossa, N., Millner, P.D., Yo, M. 2009. Antimicrobial properties of essential oils against Salmonella in organic soil. IFT 2009 Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 123-31. p. 153.
Evaluation of reactive oxygen species generating AirOcare system for reducing airborne microbial populations in a meat processing plant     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R. 2009. Evaluation of reactive oxygen species generating AirOcare system for reducing airborne microbial populations in a meat processing plant. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 3:57-61.
A review of methods and microbial risks associated with composting of animal carcasses in the United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berge, A.B., Glanville, T.D., Millner, P.D., Klingborg, D.J. 2009. A review of methods and microbial risks associated with composting of animal carcasses in the United States. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 234:47-56.
Manure Management - (Book / Chapter)
Millner, P.D. 2009. Manure Management. In: Sapers, G., Solomon, E. Matthews, K., editors. The Produce Contamination Problem--Causes and Solutions. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Press. p. 79-104.
Effect of green manure on E. coli O157:H7 survival in soil - (Proceedings)
Patel, J.R., Nou, X., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2008. Effect of green manure on E. coli O157:H7 survival in soil. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources. p. 72-73.
A Novel Approach to Investigate Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Lettuce and Spinach - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2008. A Novel Approach to Investigate Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Lettuce and Spinach. Meeting Abstract., Fresh Produce Safety Research Conference Research Synopses, p. 4-5.
Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Leafy Greens Using a Phage Cocktail - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Goktepe, I., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M. 2008. Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Leafy Greens Using a Phage Cocktail. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy Proceedings., p.187.
Effective household disinfection methods of kitchen sponges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Mudd, C.L., Eastridge, J.S. 2008. Effective household disinfection methods of kitchen sponges. Food Control. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2008.05.020
Measuring Meat Texture - (Book / Chapter)
Solomon, M.B., Eastridge, J.S., Paroczay, E.W., Bowker, B.C., Liu, M. 2008. Measuring Meat Texture. In: Nollet, L., Toldra, F., editors. Handbook of Muscle Foods Analysis. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 479-502.
Decontamination of airborne bacteria in meat processing plants - (Proceedings)
Patel, J.R. 2008. Decontamination of airborne bacteria in meat processing plants. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). 701P0508CD.
Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Shearer, A., Hoover, D., Liu, M., Solomon, M.B., Kniel, K. 2008. Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 9:418-422.
Effect of reactive oxygen species (ROS) generating system for control of airborne microorganisms in meat processing environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Nou, X. 2008. Effect of reactive oxygen species (ROS) generating system for control of airborne microorganisms in meat processing environment. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1922-1925.
Growth of Escherichia albertii strains in ground turkey at three temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Taormina, P.J., Taylor, T.M., Sharma, M. 2008. Growth of Escherichia albertii strains in ground turkey at three temperatures. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. p. 33.
Effect of Zero-Valent Iron on Removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Agricultural Waters - (Abstract Only)
Derevianko, A.M., Handlin, J., Yoskowitz, A., Jin, Y., Chiu, P., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2008. Effect of Zero-Valent Iron on Removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Agricultural Waters. International Association for Food Protection.Abstract Book, p.25
Survival of Salmonella Heidelberg in hummus - (Abstract Only)
Laycock, A., Sharma, M., Kniel, K.E. 2008. Survival of Salmonella Heidelberg in hummus. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists., Technical Program Abstracts, p. 33
Prevalence of Shiga-Toxigenic E. coli and Salmonella in Commercially Available Compost - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R. 2008. Prevalence of Shiga-Toxigenic E. coli and Salmonella in Commercially Available Compost. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Paper No. P4-41, 141.
Attachment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to intact and cut lettuce surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Sanglay, G. 2008. Attachment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to intact and cut lettuce surfaces [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. P1-07. p. 55.
Characterization of microbial content of organic and conventional produce in Maryland relative to production practices and inputs - (Abstract Only)
Millner, P.D., Ingram, D.T., Reynolds, S.L., Shelton, D.R., Patel, J.R. 2008. Characterization of microbial content of organic and conventional produce in Maryland relative to production practices and inputs. International Association for Food Protection Abstract Book. Paper No. P1-29. p. 62.
Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut lettuce and cantaloupe by treatment with bacteriophage - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Conway, W.S., Ferguson, S., Sulakvelidze, A. 2008. Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut lettuce and cantaloupe by treatment with bacteriophage [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2008 Abstract Book. Paper No. P5-25. p. 160.
Survival and growth of Escherichia albertii on fresh-cut lettuce stored at various temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Taylor, T.M., Taormina, P. 2008. Survival and growth of Escherichia albertii on fresh-cut lettuce stored at various temperatures [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings 2008 Abstract Book. Paper No. P1-14. p. 57.
Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X., Sharma, M. 2008. Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. P1-06. p. 54.
Addressing Potential Contaminants in Soil for the Study of Pathogenic E. coli O157 and O8 Strains - (Abstract Only)
Laycock, A., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2008. Addressing Potential Contaminants in Soil for the Study of Pathogenic E. coli O157 and O8 Strains. International Association for Food Protection 2008 Abstract Book, p. 109
Decontamination of airborne bacteria in meat processing plants - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Nou, X. 2008. Decontamination of airborne bacteria in meat processing plants [abstract]. Food Processing Automation Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 4.
Pathogen detection technologies in fresh fruits and vegetables - (Proceedings)
Hernandez-Anguiano, A., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R. 2007. Pathogen detection technologies in fresh fruits and vegetables. Proceedings of Guerrero Si Produce. p. 13-16.
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