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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Joseph E Sites
Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research
Mechanical Engineering

Phone: (215) 233-6423
Fax: (215) 233-6406
Room 3112.2

600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR , PA 190388598

Projects
Development of Alternative Intervention Technologies for Fresh or Minimally Processed Foods
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430150

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Inactivation of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and aerobic microorganisms in Romaine lettuce packaged in a commercial polyethylene terephthalate container using atmospheric cold plasma -
Inhibition of enteric pathogens and surrogates using integrated, high intensity 405nm led light on the surface of almonds -
Inactivation of Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes in cantaloupe puree by high hydrostatic pressure with/without added ascorbic acid -
Dielectric barrier discharge atmospheric cold plasma inhibits Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, and Tulane virus in Romaine lettuce -
Min, S., Roh, S., Niemira, B.A., Sites, J.E., Boyd, G., Lacombe, A. 2016. Dielectric barrier discharge atmospheric cold plasma inhibits Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, and Tulane virus in Romaine lettuce. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 237: 114–120.
Cost modeling of biocontrol strains Pseudomonas chlororaphis and P. flurorescens for competitive exclusion of Salmonella enterica on tomatoes -
Olanya, O.M., Sites, J.E., Hoshide, A.K. 2016. Cost modeling of biocontrol strains Pseudomonas chlororaphis and P. flurorescens for competitive exclusion of Salmonella enterica on tomatoes. Journal of Food Protection. 79:182-183.
Cost modeling of pseudomonoas fluorescens and pseudomonoas chlororphis biocontrol for competitive exclusion of salmonella enterica on tomatoes -
Olanya, O.M., Sites, J.E., Hoshide, A.K. 2016. Cost modeling of pseudomonoas fluorescens and pseudomonoas chlororphis biocontrol for competitive exclusion of salmonella enterica on tomatoes. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 26:651-664.
Atmospheric cold plasma iactivation of norovirus surrogates and native microbiota on blueberries -
Niemira, B.A., Lacombe, A.C., Gurtler, J., Sites, J.E., Boyd, G., Li, X., Chen, H., Fan, X., Kingsley, D.H. 2015. Atmospheric cold plasma iactivation of norovirus surrogates and native microbiota on blueberries. Meeting Abstract. USDA NIFA Project Director Invitational Meeting. IAFP Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. July 24, 2014. Volume 1, Page 1.
Enhancing the safety and quality of fresh produce and low-moisture foods by waterless non-thermal technologies: Cold plasma and monochromatic light -
Niemira, B.A., Lacombe, A.C., Gurtler, J., Kingsley, D.H., Sites, J.E. 2015. Enhancing the safety and quality of fresh produce and low-moisture foods by waterless non-thermal technologies: Cold plasma and monochromatic light. Meeting Abstract. USDA NIFA Project Director Invitational Meeting. IAFP Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. July 24, 2015.Volume 1, Page 1.
Cold plasma as a nonthermal food processing technology -
The effects of high pressure treatments on C. jejuni in ground poultry products containing polyphosphate additives -
Gunther, N.W., Sites, J.E., Sommers, C.H. 2015. The effects of high pressure treatments on C. jejuni in ground poultry products containing polyphosphate additives. Journal of Food Protection. 94(9):2297-2302.
Validation of a pulsed electric field process to pasteurize strawberry puree -
Geveke, D.J., Aubuchon, I., Zhang, H.Q., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Bigley, A. 2015. Validation of a pulsed electric field process to pasteurize strawberry puree. Journal of Food Engineering. 166:384-389.
Inhibition of enteric pathogens using integrated high intensity 405 nm LED on the surface of almonds -
Lacombe, A.C., Niemira, B.A., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Gurtler, J., Tyrell, B.K., Fleck, M.A. 2015. Inhibition of enteric pathogens using integrated high intensity 405 nm LED on the surface of almonds. Meeting Abstract. IFT Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. July 11-14, 2015.Volume 1, Page 1.
Proceedings of the 10th international symposium on polymer surface modification -
Effect of high pressure impact on the survival of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli ('Big Six' and 0157) in ground beef -
Hsu, H., Sheen, S., Sites, J.E., Cassidy, J.M., Scullen, B.J., Sommers, C.H. 2014. Effect of high pressure impact on the survival of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli ('Big Six' and 0157) in ground beef. Food Microbiology. doi:10.1016/j.fm.2014.12.002.
Atmospheric cold plasma inactivation of Aerobic Microorganisms on blueberries and effects on quality attributes -
Lacombe, A.C., Niemira, B.A., Gurtler, J., Fan, X., Sites, J.E., Boyd, G., Chen, H. 2015. Atmospheric cold plasma inactivation of Aerobic Microorganisms on blueberries and effects on quality attributes. Food Microbiology. 46:479-484.
Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research: Cold Plasma as a Nonthermal food processing technology -
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 -
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.
UV-C inactivation of Escherichia coli and dose uniformity on apricot fruit in a commercial setting Reprint Icon -
Yan, R., Mattheis, J.P., Gurtler, J., Sites, J.E., Fan, X. 2014. UV-C inactivation of Escherichia coli and dose uniformity on apricot fruit in a commercial setting. Postharvest Biology and Technology. doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2014.04.005.
Cold plasma rapid decontamination of food contact surfaces contaminated with Salmonella biofilms -
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.
Effects of nonthermal atmospheric cold plasma on blueberry native microbiota and sensory attributes -
Lacombe, A.C., Niemira, B.A., Gurtler, J., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Fan, X., Chen, H. 2014. Effects of nonthermal atmospheric cold plasma on blueberry native microbiota and sensory attributes. Meeting Abstract. , IFT Annual meeting., New Orleans, LA., June 21-24,2014., Volume 1, Page 1.
Nonthermal inactivation of the norovirus surrogate tulane virus on blueberries using atmospheric cold plasma -
Lacombe, A.C., Niemira, B.A., Gurtler, J., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Chen, H., Li, X. 2014. Nonthermal inactivation of the norovirus surrogate tulane virus on blueberries using atmospheric cold plasma. Meeting Abstract., IFT Annual Meeting., New Orleans, LA., June 21-24, 2014., Volume 1, Page 1.
Effect of high pressure treatment on the survival of Shiga-Toxin producing Escherichia coli in strawberries Reprint Icon -
Hsu, H., Sheen, S., Sites, J.E., Huang, L., Wu, J. 2013. Effect of high pressure treatment on the survival of Shiga-Toxin producing Escherichia coli in strawberries. Food Microbiology. 40:25-30.
Evaluation of microbial stability, bioactive compounds, physicochemical properties, and consumer acceptance of pomegranate juice processed in a commercial scale pulsed electric field system Reprint Icon -
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Geveke, D.J., Fan, X., Sites, J.E., Wang, L. 0203. Evaluation of microbial stability, bioactive compounds, physicochemical properties, and consumer acceptance of pomegranate juice processed in a commercial scale pulsed electric field system. Food and Bioprocess Technology. DOI:10.1007/s11947-013-1185-6.
Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes -
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 -
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 -
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..
Pasteurization of strawberry puree using a pilot plant pulsed electric fields (PEF) system -
Geveke, D.J., Aubuchon, I., Zhang, H.Q., Boyd, G., Sites, J.E., Bigley Jr, A.B. 2013. Pasteurization of strawberry puree using a pilot plant pulsed electric fields (PEF) system. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. 1:1.
Inactivation of natural microflora and Listeria innocua on raw whole shrimp by ozonated water, antimicrobial coatings, and cryogenic freezing Reprint Icon -
Guo, M., Yang, R., Antenucci, R., Mills, B., Cassidy, J.M., Scullen, O.J., Sites, J.E., Rajkowski, K.T., Sommers, C.H., Jin, Z.T. 2013. Inactivation of natural microflora and Listeria innocua on raw whole shrimp by ozonated water, antimicrobial coatings, and cryogenic freezing. Food Control. 34:24-30.
Effects of storage conditions before or after high-hydrostatic pressure on inactivation of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus in oysters -
Yu, M., Huang, Y., Gurtler, J., Niemira, B.A., Sites, J.E., Chen, H. 2013. Effects of storage conditions before or after high-hydrostatic pressure on inactivation of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus in oysters. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 163(2013):146-152.
Commercial thermal process for inactivating Salmonella Poona on surfaces of whole fresh cantaloupes -
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.
Incidence and inactivation of Listeria spp. on frozen shrimp -
Rajkowski, K.T., Sommers, C.H., Antenucci, R., Mills, B., Scullen, O.J., Cassidy, J.M., Sites, J.E. 2012. Incidence and inactivation of Listeria spp. on frozen shrimp [abstract]. IAFP Meeting. July 22-25, 2012, Providence, RI. 1:1.
Surface decontamination technologies for enhancing safety and shelf life of cantaloupe -
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.
Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato surfaces using chlorine dioxide gas treatment -
Annous,B.,Burke,A.,Sites,J.2010.Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato surfaces using cholorine dioxide gas treatment [abstract].IAFP.Anaheim,CA.p.1.
A New Automated Microwave Heating Process for Cooking and Pasteurization of Microwaveable Foods Containing Raw Meats -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2010. A New Automated Microwave Heating Process for Cooking and Pasteurization of Microwaveable Foods Containing Raw Meats. Journal of Food Science. 75:E110-E115.
Inactivation of foodborne pathogens on frankfurters using ultraviolet light (254 nm) and GRAS antimicrobials -
Sommers, C.H., Scullen, O.J., Sites, J.E. 2010. Inactivation of foodborne pathogens on frankfurters using ultraviolet light (254 nm) and GRAS antimicrobials. Journal of Food Safety. 31:1-12. Available: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/123387396/PDFSTART.
Near-Infrared Surface Pasteurization to Eliminate Listeria monocytogenes on Cooked Chicken Breast Meat Surfaces -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2012. Near-Infrared Surface Pasteurization to Eliminate Listeria monocytogenes on Cooked Chicken Breast Meat Surfaces. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 35:1-15.
Ultraviolet light (254 NM) inactivation of pathogens on foods and stainless steel surfaces -
Sommers, C.H., Sites, J.E., Musgrove, M.T. 2010. Ultraviolet light (254 NM) inactivation of pathogens on foods and stainless steel surfaces. Journal of Food Safety. 30(2):470-479.
Microwave Heating of TV-Dinner Type Products -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2009. Microwave Heating of TV-Dinner Type Products. In: Proceedings of International Microwave Power Institute’s 43rd Annual Symposium. July 8 – 10, 2009, Washington, DC. p. 72 – 77.
Ultraviolet light (254 NM) inactivation of pathogens on foods and stainless steel surfaces -
Sommers, C., Sites, J., Musgrove, M., Geveke, D., 2009. Ultraviolet Light Inactivation of Pathogens on food and stainless steel surfaces [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA. p.1.
Inactivation of foodborne pathogens on frankfurters using ultraviolet light and GRAS antimicrobials -
Sommers, C., Sites, J., Geveke, D. 2009. Inactivation of foodborne pathogens on frankfurters using ultraviolet light and GRAS antimicrobials [abstract] Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA p.1.
Inactivation of Microbial Contaminants in Fresh Produce -
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.
Ultraviolet Light (254 nm) Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes on frankfurters that contain potassium lactate and sodium diacetate -
Sommers, C.H., Cooke, P.H., Fan, X., Sites, J.E. 2009. Ultraviolet Light (254 nm) Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes on frankfurters that contain potassium lactate and sodium diacetate. Journal of Food Science. 74(3):M114-M119.
Pasteurization of Ready-to-Eat Meats -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2008. Pasteurization of Ready-to-Eat Meats. In: International Microwave Power Institute's 42nd Annual Symposium, June 25-27, 2008, New Orleans, LA. 37-42.
Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Produce -
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.
Cold Plasma Inactivates Salmonella Stanley and Escherichia coli O157:H7 Inoculated on Golden Delicious Apples -
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 -
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.
Elimination of Listeria monocytogenes on Hotdogs by Infrared Surface Treatment -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2008. Elimination of Listeria monocytogenes on Hotdogs by Infrared Surface Treatment. Journal of Food Science. 73:M27-M31.
Development and Validation of a Pilot Scale Enhanced Biosafety Level Two Containment for Performance Evaluation of Produce Disinfection Technologies -
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.
AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF MICROWAVE HEATING FOR IN-PACKAGE PASTEURIZATION OF BEEF FRANKFURTERS -
Huang, L., Sites, J.E. 2006. Automatic control of microwave heating for in-package pasteurization of beef frankfurters. Journal of Food Engineering. 80:226-233.
INACTIVATION OF SALMONELLA ON CANTALOUPE SURFACES USING HOT WATER OR CHLORINE DIOXIDE GAS TREATMENTS -
Annous, B.A., Sites, J.E., Burke, A.M. 2006. Inactivation of salmonella on cantaloupe surfaces using hot water or chlorine dioxide gas treatments. Abstract Book of Sixth IFPA and S-294 Poster Session and IFPA 18th Annual Conference Abstracts. 2006. 001-06, Page 1.
THERMAL INACTIVATION OF SALMONELLA ON CANTALOUPES USING HOT WATER -
Solomon, E.B., Huang, L., Sites, J.E., Annous, B.A. 2006. Thermal inactivation of salmonella on cantaloupes using hot water. Journal of Food Science. 71(2): M25-M30.
THERMAL INACTIVATION OF SALMONELLA ON CANTALOUPE USING HOT WATER -
Solomon, E.B., Sites, J.E., Huang, L., Annous, B.A. 2005. Thermal inactivation of salmonella on cantaloupe using hot water (abstract). Institute of Food Technologists. Available:http://ift.confex.com/ift/2005/techprogram/paper_30545.htm
SURFACE PASTEURIZATION OF WHOLE CANTALOUPES INOCULATED WITH SALMONELLA POONA OR ESCHERICHIA COLI -
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Sites, J.E. 2004. Surface pasteurization of whole cantaloupes inoculated with salmonella poona or escherichia coli. Journal of Food Protection. 67(9):1876-1885.
EFFICACY OF 1% HYDROGEN PEROXIDE WASH IN DECONTAMINATING APPLES AND CANTALOUPE MELONS -
SAPERS, G.M., SITES, J.E. EFFICACY OF 1% HYDROGEN PEROXIDE WASH IN DECONTAMINATING APPLES AND CANTALOUPE MELONS. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE. 2003. V. 68 (5). P. 1793-1797.
VAPOR-PHASE DECONTAMINATION OF APPLES CONTAINING ESCHERICHIA COLI -
SAPERS, G.M., WALKER, P.N., SITES, J.E., ANNOUS, B.A., EBLEN, D.R. VAPOR-PHASE DECONTAMINATION OF APPLES CONTAINING ESCHERICHIA COLI. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE. 2003. V. 68 (3). P. 1003-1007.
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