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Bin Zhou
Food Quality Laboratory
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Phone: (301) 504-6187
Fax: (301) 504-5107
Room 012

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 002 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A novel in-flight washing system on bacterial reduction and quality of fresh-cut lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Teng, Z., Millner, P.D., Pearlstein, A. 2020. A novel in-flight washing system on bacterial reduction and quality of fresh-cut lettuce. Food Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107538.
Temperature profiling of open- and closed-doored produce cases in retail grocery stores Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vorst, K., Brown, W., Steinmaus, S., Brecht, J.K., Xie, Y., Luo, Y., Bornhorst, E.R., Zhou, B., Shaw, A., Monge-Brenes, A. 2020. Temperature profiling of open- and closed-doored produce cases in retail grocery stores. Food Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107158.
Effects of door opening pattern of an enclosed refrigerated display case on product temperature and energy consumption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Frias, A., Luo, Y., Zhou, B., Zhang, B., Ingram, D., Vorst, K., Brecht, J., Stommel, J.R. 2019. Effects of door opening pattern of an enclosed refrigerated display case on product temperature and energy consumption. Food Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107044.
Salmonella inactivation and cross-contamination on cherry and grape tomatoes during washing in simulated commercial wash water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolten, S., Gu, G., Luo, Y., Van Haute, S., Zhou, B., Millner, P.D., Micallef, S.A., Nou, X. 2019. Salmonella inactivation and cross-contamination on cherry and grape tomatoes during washing in simulated commercial wash water. Food Microbiology. 87:103359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2019.103359.
Dynamic changes in the physicochemical properties of fresh-cut produce wash water as impacted by commodity type and processing conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, J., Teng, Z., Weng, S., Srinivasan, P., Zhou, B., Turner, E.R., Luo, Y. 2019. Dynamic changes in the physicochemical properties of fresh-cut produce wash water as impacted by commodity type and processing conditions. PLoS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222174.
The use of redox potential to estimate free chlorine in fresh produce washing operations: possibilities and limitations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Haute, S., Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Sampers, I., Van Haverbeke, M., Millner, P.D. 2019. The use of redox potential to estimate free chlorine in fresh produce washing operations: possibilities and limitations. Postharvest Biology and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2019.110957.
Identification of romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia) varieties with reduced browning discoloration for fresh-cut processing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, Y., Bornhorst, E., Teng, Z., Zhou, B., Park, E., Turner, E.R., Simko, I. 2019. Identification of romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia) varieties with reduced browning discoloration for fresh-cut processing. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 156:110931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2019.110931.
Survival and growth of Salmonella enterica and Listeria Monocytogenes on fresh-cut fruits and radish under different temperature abuse conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, J., Zhou, B., Zheng, J., Nou, X., Luo, Y. 2019. Survival and growth of Salmonella enterica and Listeria Monocytogenes on fresh-cut fruits and radish under different temperature abuse conditions. Food Control. 100:300-304.
Impacts and interactions of organic compounds with chlorine sanitizer in recirculated and reused produce processing water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teng, Z., Van Haute, S., Zhou, B., Hapeman, C.J., Millner, P.D., Wamg, Q., Luo, Y. 2018. Impacts and interactions of organic compounds with chlorine sanitizer in recirculated and reused produce processing water. PLoS One. 13(12):1-15.
Porous metal-organic framework (MOF) carrier for incorporation of volatile antimicrobial essential oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, Y., Luo, Y., Zhang, B., Zhou, B., Wang, Q. 2018. Porous metal-organic framework (MOF) carrier for incorporation of volatile antimicrobial essential oil. Food Control. 98:174-178.
Immersion-free, single-pass, commercial fresh-cut produce washing system: an alternative to traditional flume processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bornhorst, E.R., Luo, Y., Park, E., Vinyard, B.T., Nou, X., Zhou, B., Turner, E.R., Millner, P.D. 2018. Immersion-free, single-pass, commercial fresh-cut produce washing system: an alternative to traditional flume processing. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 146:124-133.
Minimizing pathogen growth and quality deterioration of packaged leafy greens by maintaining optimum temperature in refrigerated display cases with doors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Frias, A.J., Luo, Y., Zhou, B., Turner, E.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X. 2018. Minimizing pathogen growth and quality deterioration of packaged leafy greens by maintaining optimum temperature in refrigerated display cases with doors. Food Control. 92:488-495.
A novel sensing chip for probing chlorine permeation into simulated produce cracks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guan, Y., Luo, Y., Teng, Z., Zhou, B., Mei, L., Bauchan, G.R., Wang, Q. 2018. A novel sensing chip for probing chlorine permeation into simulated produce cracks. Advanced Materials Interfaces. 5(13):119-130.
Can UV absorbance rapidly estimate the chlorine demand in wash water during fresh-cut produce washing processes? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Haute, S., Luo, Y., Sampers, I., Mei, L., Teng, Z., Zhou, B., Bornhorst, E., Wang, Q., Millner, P.D. 2018. Can UV absorbance rapidly estimate the chlorine demand in wash water during fresh-cut produce washing processes? Postharvest Biology and Technology. 142:19-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2018.02.002.
Listeria monocytogenes persistence and transfer to cantaloupes in the packing environment is affected by equipment surface type and cleanliness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nyarko, E., Kniel, K.E., Zhou, B., Millner, P.D., Luo, Y., Handy, E.T., East, C.L., Sharma, M. 2018. Listeria monocytogenes persistence and transfer to cantaloupes in the packing environment is affected by equipment surface type and cleanliness. Food Control. 85:177-185.
Visualizing pathogen internalization pathways in fresh tomatoes using MicroCT and confocal laser scanning microscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Bauchan, G.R., Feng, H., Stommel, J.R. 2017. Visualizing pathogen internalization pathways in fresh tomatoes using MicroCT and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Food Control. 85:276-282.
Association between bacterial survival and free chlorine concentration during commercial fresh-cut produce wash operation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, Y., Zhou, B., Van Haute, S., Nou, X., Zhang, B., Teng, Z., Turner, E.R., Wang, Q., Millner, P.D. 2017. Association between bacterial survival and free chlorine concentration during commercial fresh-cut produce wash operation. Food Microbiology. 70:120-128.
Practices and conditions which promote persistence of Listeria monocytogenes on equipment surfaces and transfer to cantaloupes in the packing environment - (Abstract Only)
Investigation on chlorine-based sanitization under stabilized conditions in the presence of organic load - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teng, Z., Luo, Y., Alborzi, S., Zhou, B., Chen, L., Zhang, J., Zhang, B., Millner, P.D., Wang, Q. 2017. Investigation on chlorine-based sanitization under stabilized conditions in the presence of organic load. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 67:150-157.
Dual effectiveness of ascorbic acid and ethanol combined treatment to inhibit browning and inactivate pathogens on fresh-cut apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, S., Luo, Y., Zhou, B., Ingram, D. 2017. Dual effectiveness of ascorbic acid and ethanol combined treatment to inhibit browning and inactivate pathogens on fresh-cut apples. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 80:311-320.