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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Intervention Technologies for Minimally Processed Foods

Location: Food Safety and Intervention Technologies

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

Inactivation of Salmonella serovars by Pseudomonas chlororaphis and Pseudomonas fluorescens strains on tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(26-Oct-14)
Cold plasma processing technology makes advances - (Review Article)
(30-Sep-14)
Cold Plasma as a nonthermal food processing technology - (Abstract Only)
(22-Sep-14)
Effects of nonthermal atmospheric cold plasma on blueberry native microbiota and sensory attributes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Sep-14)
Irradiation, microwave and alternative energy-based treatments for low water activity foods - (Book / Chapter)
(22-Aug-14)
Evaluation of chlorine dioxide gas treatment to inactivate Salmonella enterica on mungbean sprouts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prodduk, V., Annous, B.A., Liu, L.S., Yam, K.L. 2014. Evaluation of chlorine dioxide gas treatment to inactivate Salmonella enterica on mungbean sprouts. Journal of Food Protection. Volume 77, No.11, 2014, Pages 1876-1881.
Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research: Cold Plasma as a Nonthermal food processing technology - (Proceedings)
Niemira, B.A., Sites, J.E., Boyd, G. 2014. Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research: Cold Plasma as a Nonthermal food processing technology. Proceedings of the 2nd US-Korea Bilateral Symposium on Agricultural and Food Engineering., June 10-13, 2014, Republice of Korean., Volume 1, Page 1.
Thermal inactivation of Salmonella and E.coli 0157:H7 on Roma tomato stem scars using high-intensity infrared laser light - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Taylor, J. 2014. Thermal inactivation of Salmonella and E.coli 0157:H7 on Roma tomato stem scars using high-intensity infrared laser light. Meeting Abstract. IFT Annual Meeting., New Orleans, LA., June 21-24, 2014.,Volume 1, Page 1.
Food Safety and Intervention Technologies research: cold plasma as a nonthermal food processing technology - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2014. Food Safety and Intervention Technologies research: cold plasma as a nonthermal food processing technology. Meeting Abstract., 2nd US-Korea Bilateral Symposium on Agricultural and Food Engineering, Seongnam-Si, Republic of Korean, June 10-13, 2014., Volume 1, Page 1.
Progress on the bio-control of foodborne pathogens on leafy greens with non-pathogenic microbes - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O. 2014. Progress on the bio-control of foodborne pathogens on leafy greens with non-pathogenic microbes. Meeting Abstract. IAFP Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. Volume 5: Page 44.
Potential for bio-control of food-borne pathogens with Bacteriovorax spp. and implications for food safety - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Richards, G.P. 2014. Potential for bio-control of food-borne pathogens with Bacteriovorax spp. and implications for food safety. Meeting Abstract. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Food Processing and Technology. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2014. Volume 5: Page 47.
Intervention technologies for food safety on minimally processed produce:Perspectives on food-borne and plant pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Niemira, B.A. 2014. Intervention technologies for food safety on minimally processed produce:Perspectives on food-borne and plant pathogens. Meeting Abstract. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Food Processing and Technology. Las Vegas, NV. Volume 5: Page 130.
Sensitivity of Pseudomonas fluorescens to gamma irradiation following surface inoculations on romaine lettuce and baby spinach - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Niemira, B.A., Phillips, J.G. 2014. Sensitivity of Pseudomonas fluorescens to gamma irradiation following surface inoculations on romaine lettuce and baby spinach. Journal of Food Protection Supplement. Meeting Abstract. IAFP Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. 8/3 to 8/6, 2014. Volume 71: 104 pg..
Assessment of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 populations in monocultures and co-cultures as influenced by substrates, temperatures and storage times. - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O., Niemira, B.A., Taylor, J. 2014. Assessment of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 populations in monocultures and co-cultures as influenced by substrates, temperatures and storage times.. Meeting Abstract. IAFP Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana. Volume 71, Page 67.
Relationships of crop and soil management systems to meteorological variables and potato diseases on a Russet burbank cultivar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanya, O.M., Larkin, R.P., Halloran, J.M., He, Z. 2014. Relationships of crop and soil management systems to meteorological variables and potato diseases on a Russet burbank cultivar. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan. 70(2):91-104.
Surfactant enhanced disinfection of the human norovirus surrogate, tulane virus with organic acids and surfactant - (Abstract Only)
Lacombe, A.C., Niemira, B.A., Gurtler, J. 2014. Surfactant enhanced disinfection of the human norovirus surrogate, tulane virus with organic acids and surfactant. Meeting Abstract. Volume 1, Page 1., IAFP Annual Meeting., Indianapolis, Indiana., August 3-6, 2014
Cold plasma rapid decontamination of food contact surfaces contaminated with Salmonella biofilms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E. 2014. Cold plasma rapid decontamination of food contact surfaces contaminated with Salmonella biofilms. Journal of Food Science. 79(5):M917-M922.
Bacterial adhesion to surfaces and microbial safety of fresh produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2013. Bacterial adhesion to surfaces and microbial safety of fresh produce. Meeting Abstract, COST ACTION FA1202 BAC FOOD NET, Prague, CZ, 11/27-28, 2013.,Volume 1, Page 1.
Effects of temperature and storage time on resting populations of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas flurorescens in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O., Niemira, B.A. 2014. Effects of temperature and storage time on resting populations of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas flurorescens in vitro. Food Control. 39:128-134.
Advanced technologies for detection and elimination of bacterial pathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Zhang, H.Q. 2014. Book Chapter. Advanced technologies for detection and elimination of bacterial pathogens. in K. Matthews, G. Sapers, C. Gerba (eds)The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions, 2nd Edition, Elsevier.pp.433-450.
Decontamination of foods by cold plasma - (Book / Chapter)
(10-Aug-13)
Sterilant gas disinfection of fruits and vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2013. Sterilant gas disinfection of fruits and vegetables. Meeting Abstract., IAFP Annual meeting, Charlotte, NC., July 28-31, 2013., Volume 1, Page 1.
Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Sites, J.E., Phillips, J.G. 2013. Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes. Meeting Abstract.IAFP Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC., July 28-31, 2013., Volume 1, Page 1..
Hot water surface pasteurization for inactivating Salmonella on surfaces of mature green tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Sites, J.E. 2013. Hot water surface pasteurization for inactivating Salmonella on surfaces of mature green tomatoes. Meeting Abstract.IAFP Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC., July 28-31, 2013., Volume 1, Page 1..
Cold plasma rapid decontamination of food contact surfaces contaminated with Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E. 2013. Cold plasma rapid decontamination of food contact surfaces contaminated with Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7. Meeting Abstract. IFT Annual Meeting., Chicago, Illinois, July 13-16, 2013.,Volume 1, Page 1..
Thermal and non-thermal surface treatments of fresh cantaloupes and other melons for inactivating human pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2013. Thermal and non-thermal surface treatments of fresh cantaloupes and other melons for inactivating human pathogens. Meeting Abstract., IFT Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 13-16, 2013., Volume 1, page 1.
Prospects for biocontrol of foodborne pathogens on leafy greens with Pseudomonas fluorescens - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Niemira, B.A., Ukuku, D.O., Annous, B.A., Sommers, C.H. 2013. Prospects for biocontrol of foodborne pathogens on leafy greens with Pseudomonas fluorescens. The 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Nutritional Science. Abstract. 3(4):69.
Influence of modified atmosphere and varying time in storage on the irradiation sensitivity of Salmonella on sliced roma tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G. 2013. Influence of modified atmosphere and varying time in storage on the irradiation sensitivity of Salmonella on sliced roma tomatoes. Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2013.04.021.
Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O., Annous, B.A., Niemira, B.A., Sommers, C.H. 2013. Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on spinach. International Journal of Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. 11:86-91.
Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on spinach - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O., Niemira, B.A., Annous, B.A., Sommers, C.H. 2013. Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on spinach. Meeting Abstract. Journal of Food Protection, Volume 76 (supplement),Page 35.
Effects of media on recovery of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas fluorescens from spinach - (Abstract Only)
Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A., Niemira, B.A., Ukuku, D.O., Sommers, C.H. 2013. Effects of media on recovery of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas fluorescens from spinach. Meeting Abstract. IFT13., July 13-16,2013, Chicago, Illinois., Page 104.
Decontaminating fresh and fresh-cut produce utilizing cholorine dioxide gas - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2013. Decontaminating fresh and fresh-cut produce utilizing cholorine dioxide gas. Meeting Abstract., Institute of Food Technologists, Fruist and Vegetables Division Webinair, 11/13/12., Chicago, Illinois., Volume 1, Page 1..
Decontamination of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables with cold plasma technology - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Decontamination of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables with cold plasma technology. Meeting Abstract., Institute of Food Technologists Fruists and Vegetables Products Division Webcast., November 13, 2012., Chicago, Illinois., Volume 1, Page 1.
Effects of media on recovery of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas fluorescens from spinach     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A., Niemira, B.A., Ukuku, D.O., Sommers, C.H. 2012. Effects of media on recovery of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas fluorescens from spinach. Journal of Food Safety. 32:492-501.
Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Sites, J.E., Phillips, J.G. 2013. Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes. Journal of Food Protection. Volume 76(3):420-428.
A Safe Consortium Position Paper: Update on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce - (Proceedings)
Abadias, M., Belc, N., Dobre, A., Flynn, K., Lasagabaster, A., Nazzaro, F., Smeu, I., Soptica, F., Oliveira, M., Oncu, N., Studer, P., Marques, D., Deleanu, C., Gil, M., Niemira, B.A., Pielaat, A. 2012. A SAFE consortium position paper: Update on microbial safety of fresh produce. Symposium Proceedings. Update on Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce., Bucharest, Romania, March 15-16, 2012.,Volume 1, Page 1.
Management of microbial food safety in the Arab countries - (Review Article)
Kamleh, R., Jurdi, M., Annous, B.A. 2012. Management of microbial food safety in the Arab countries. Journal of Food Protection. Volume 75, No.11., Pages-2082-2090.
Advances in processing technologies to preserve and enhance the safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A., Fan, X. 2012. Advances in processing technologies to preserve and enhance the safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology. Food Irradiation Research Technology, 2nd Edition.Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.
High pressure inactivation of human norovirus virus-like particles: evidence that the capsid of human norovirus is highly pressure resistant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fangfei, L., Huang, P., Neetoo, H., Gurtler, J., Niemira, B.A., Chen, H., Jaing, X., Li, J. 2012. High pressure inactivation of human norovirus virus-like particles: evidence that the capsid of human norovirus is highly pressure resistant. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00532-12.
Surface decontamination technologies for enhancing safety and shelf life of cantaloupe - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Sites, J.E. 2012. Surface decontamination technologies for enhancing safety and shelf life of cantaloupe [abstract]. 2012 United Fresh Produce Association and Multi-State Project S294 Annual Meeting. May 1-3, 2012, Dallas, Texas. 1:1.
Antimicrobial activity of oregano oil on iceberg lettuce with different attachment conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunduz, G.T., Niemira, B.A., Gonul, S.A., Karapinar, M. 2012. Antimicrobial activity of oregano oil on iceberg lettuce with different attachment conditions. Journal of Food Science. 77(7):412-415.
High pressure inactivation of human norovirus-like particles: evidence that the capsid of human norovirus is highly pressure resistant - (Abstract Only)
Lou, F., Huang, P., Neetoo, H., Gurtler, J., Niemira, B.A., Chen, H., Jaing, X., Li, J. 2012. High pressure inactivation of human norovirus-like particles: evidence that the capsid of human norovirus is highly pressure resistant. Meeting Abstract. IAFP Annual Meeting., Providence, Rhode Island, July 22-25, 2012., Volume 1, Page 1.
Striving for safety in fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Striving for safety in fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables [abstract]. European Association for Food Safety Workshop. March 15-16, 2012, Bucharest, Romania. 1:1.
Cold plasma reduces Salmonella on sliced roma tomatoes: efficacy of air versus nitrogen - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Cold plasma reduces Salmonella on sliced roma tomatoes: efficacy of air versus nitrogen. Meeting Abstract.Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting., Las Vegas, NV., June 25-28, 2012., Volume 1, Page 1.
Photons and electrons: advances in using cold plasma, irradiation, UV and other energy-based treatments for fresh and fresh-cut produce - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Photons and electrons: advances in using cold plasma, irradiation, UV and other energy-based treatments for fresh and fresh-cut produce. Meeting Abstract.Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting., Las Vegas, Nevada., June 25-28,2012., Volume 1, Page 1.
Cold plasma as a food processing technology - (Book / Chapter)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Cold plasma as a food processing technology. Book Chapter. Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food and Biological Engineering,DOI:10.1081/E-EAFE2-120048302.
Cold plasma reduction of Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on almonds using ambient pressure gases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G. 2012. Cold plasma reduction of Salmonella and Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on almonds using ambient pressure gases. Journal of Food Science. 77:M171-175.
Pre and post harvest interventions for preventing potential contamination of apples with human pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2011. Pre and post harvest interventions for preventing potential contamination of apples with human pathogens. Meeting Abstract. Washington State Horticultural Association. December 5-7, 2011. Prosser, Washington. Volume 1,Page 1.
Cold plasma: overview of plasma technologies and applications - (Other)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Cold plasma: overview of plasma technologies and applications. Food Microbiology. Montville, T.J.,K.R. Matthews and K.E. Kniel.ASM Press. Washington, DC. Page 451.
Cold plasma decontamination of foods - (Review Article)
Niemira, B.A. 2012. Cold plasma decontamination of foods. Annual Review of Food Science and Technology. 3:125-142.
Physical and chemical interventions to mitigate risk associated with leafy greens - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2011. Physical and chemical interventions to mitigate risk associated with leafy greens. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 31-August 3, 2011., Volume 1, P.1.
Advances in cold plasma technology - (Abstract Only)
Niemira, B.A. 2011. Advances in cold plasma technology. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting., Milwaukee, Wisconsin., July 31-August 3, 2011., Volume 1, P.1.
Contamination of produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions - (Abstract Only)
Annous, B.A. 2011. Contamination of produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions. 3rd Cold Chain Food & Beverage Conference, July 25-27, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. 1:1.
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