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Bassam A Annous
Food Safety and Intervention Technologies Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (215) 233-6797
Fax: (215) 233-6406
Room 3112.3

600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR , PA 190388598
Projects
Development of Alternative Intervention Technologies for Fresh or Minimally Processed Foods
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430150

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Challenges in recovering foodborne pathogens from low-water activity foods: A Review -
Survival of Salmonella Typhimurium on soybean sprouts after treatment with gaseous chlorine dioxide and biocontrol Pseudomonas bacteria -
Rodriguez, A., Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A., Cassidy, J.M., Orellana, L., Niemira, B.A. 2017. Survival of Salmonella Typhimurium on soybean sprouts after treatment with gaseous chlorine dioxide and biocontrol Pseudomonas bacteria. Food Science and Biotechnology. 26:513-520.
Survival of Salmonella enterica on soybean sprouts following treatments with gaseous chlorine dioxide and biocontrol Pseudomonas bacteria -
Berrios, A., Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A., Cassidy, J.M., Orellana, L. 2016. Survival of Salmonella enterica on soybean sprouts following treatments with gaseous chlorine dioxide and biocontrol Pseudomonas bacteria [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologist. p. 60.
Development of combined dry heat and chlorine dioxide gas treatment with mechanical mixing for inactivation of Salmonella enterica serovar Montevideo on mungbean seeds -
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M. 2015. Development of combined dry heat and chlorine dioxide gas treatment with mechanical mixing for inactivation of Salmonella enterica serovar Montevideo on mungbean seeds. Journal of Food Protection. 78(5):868-872.
Effects of Pseudomonas chlororaphis and gaseous chlorine dioxide on the survival of Salmonella enterica on tomatoes -
Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A., Taylor, J. 2015. Effects of Pseudomonas chlororaphis and gaseous chlorine dioxide on the survival of Salmonella enterica on tomatoes. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 50:1102-1108.
Combining biocontrol with chlorine dioxide and other intervention technologies for inactivation of foodborne pathogens on produce -
Olanya, O.M., Annous, B.A. 2014. Combining biocontrol with chlorine dioxide and other intervention technologies for inactivation of foodborne pathogens on produce. Attendance and presentation @ 9th Dubai International Food Safety Conference.Meeting Abstract. 11/9-11/2014, Dubai Conference Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Evaluation of chlorine dioxide gas treatment to inactivate Salmonella enterica on mungbean sprouts Reprint Icon -
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. 77(11):1876-1881.
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..
Sterilant gas disinfection of fruits and vegetables -
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.
Thermal and non-thermal surface treatments of fresh cantaloupes and other melons for inactivating human pathogens -
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 -
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.
Efficacy of Pseudomonas fluorescens for biocontrol of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 on spinach -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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..
Effects of media on recovery of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Pseudomonas fluorescens from spinach Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Management of microbial food safety in the Arab countries -
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.
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.
Application of ozonated dry ice (ALIGAL TM Blue Ice) for packaging and transport in the food industry -
Application of ozonated dry ice (AligalTM Blue Ice) for packaging and transport in the food industry -
Fratamico, P.M., Juneja, V.K., Annous, B.A., Rasanayagam, V., Sundar, M., Braithwaite, D., Fisher, S. 2012. Application of ozonated dry ice (AligalTM Blue Ice) for packaging and transport in the food industry. Journal of Food Science. 77(5):M285-M291.
Pre and post harvest interventions for preventing potential contamination of apples with human pathogens -
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.
Contamination of produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions -
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.
Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuce Reprint Icon -
Keskinen, L.A., Annous, B.A. 2011. Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuce. International Journal of Food Microbiology. DOI: 10.1016.
Survival of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 in topographical features on stainless steel surfaces from gas and liquid phase chemical treatments -
Wang, B.M., Annous, B.A., Nivens, D.E. 2011. Survival of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 in topographical features on stainless steel surfaces from gas and liquid phase chemical treatments. IAFP Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconcin, July 31-August 3, 2011.,Volume 1, P.1.
Gaseous decontamination treatments of food and food environments and emerging technologies -
Annous, B.A. 2011. Gaseous decontamination treatments of food and food environments and emerging technologies [abstract]. IFT Annual Meeting, June 11-14, 2011, New Orleans, LA. 1:1.
Biological approach for control of human pathogens on produce -
Efficacy of hot water surface decontamination of green tomatoes artificially inoculated with Salmonella Poona -
Annous,B. 2010. Efficacy of hot water surface decontamination of green tomatoes artificially inoculated with Salmonella Poona [abstract]. IFT. Chicago, Illinois. p.1.
CFD Simulation of the distribution of ClO2 in fresh produce to improve safety -
Tripathi,B.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.CFD simulation of the distribution of C102 in fresh produce to improve safety [abstract]. IFT. Chicago,IL. p.1.
Influences of packaging design on antimicrobial effects of gaseous chlorine dioxide -
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.Influences of packaging design on antimicrobial effects of gaseous chlorine dioxide [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Efficacy of gaseous chlorine dioxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of artificially inoculated fresh-cut Romaine lettuce leaves -
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R.,Annous,B.,Matthews,K.2010.Efficacy of gaseous chlorine dioxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of artificially inoculated fresh-cut Romaine lettuce leaves [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.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.
Use of chemical sanitizers to reduce microbial populations and maintain quality of whole and fresh-cut cantaloupe -
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Keskinen, L.A., Mattheis, J.P. 2009. Use of chemical sanitizers to reduce microbial populations and maintain quality of whole and fresh-cut cantaloupe. Journal of Food Protection. 72(12):2453-2460.
Use of Chlorine-Containing Disinfectants in Food Production and Food Processing -
Annous, B.A., Berrang. M., Burnett, S., Dykes, G., Frank, J., Graz, M., Karunasagar, I., Lupin, H., Matthews, K., Reilly, A., Sanderson, B., Zheng, Y. 2009. Use of Chlorine-Containing Disinfectants in Food Production and Food Processing. In: Benefits and risks of the use of chlorine-containing disinfectants in food production and food processing. Geneva, Switzerland. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization. p. 4-47.
Effect of chlorine dioxide gas on physical, thermal, mechanical, and barrier properties of p[olymeric packaging materials -
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Aurus, R., Annous, B.A. 2010. Effect of chlorine dioxide gas on physical, thermal, mechanical, and barrier properties of polymeric packaging materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 115:1742-1750.
Biofilms in fresh fruit and vegetables -
Annous, B.A., Smith, J.L., Fratamico, P.M., and Solomon, E.B. 2009. Biofilms in fresh fruit and vegetables. In: Fratamico, P.M., Annous, B.A., Gunther N.W. IV, editors. Biofilms in the food and beverage industries. 1st edition. Boca Raton, FL: Woodhead Publishing Limited and CRC Press LLC. p. 517-535.
Mass Transfer Study of Chlorine Dioxide Gas Through Polymeric Packaging Materials -
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Aurus, R., Annous, B.A. 2009. Mass Transfer Study of Chlorine Dioxide Gas Through Polymeric Packaging Materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2929-2936.
Chlorine Dioxide (Gas) -
Zhang, Barbosa-Canovas, Balusbramaniam, Dunne, Farkas and Yuan.2011. Nonthermal Processing Technologies for Food. Wiley-Blackwell. p. 359-365
Contamination of fresh produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions -
Annous,B. 2009. Contamination of fresh produce with human pathogens: sources and solutions [abstract]. Food Science. Sydney, Australia. p.1.
Efficacy of chlorine, acidic electrolyzed water and aqueous chlorine dioxide solutions to decontaminate Escherichia coli O157:H7 from lettuce leaves -
Keskinen, L.A., Burke, A.M., Annous, B.A. 2009. Efficacy of chlorine, acidic electrolyzed water and aqueous chlorine dioxide solutions to decontaminate Escherichia coli O157:H7 from lettuce leaves. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 132:134-140.
Fluorescent dye technique as an alternative to gfp-labeled plasmid for visualization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells on romaine lettuce leaves following sanitizer treatment -
Keskinen,L.,Cooke,P.,Annous,B.2009.Fluorescent dye technique as an alternative to gfp-labeled plasmid for visualization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells on romaine lettuce leaves following sanitizer treatment [abstract].American Society for Microbiology.Philadelphia,PA.p.1.
CFD modeling to improve safe and efficient distribution of chlorine dioxide gas for packaging fresh produce -
Tripathi,B.,Rubino,M.,Auras,R,Annous,B.,Matthews,K. 2010.CFD modeling to improve safe and efficient distribution of chlorine dioxide gas for packaging fresh produce [abstract].IFT.Chicago,IL.p.1.
Effect of Chemical Sanitizations of Whole Fruit on Microbial Population and Quality of Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe -
Fan,X.,Annous,B.,Keskinen,L.,Zhuang, H.,Mattheis,J. 2009. Effect of Chemical sanitizations of whole fruit on microbial populations and quality of fresh-cut cabbage [abstract].Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting. Anaheim,CA.p.1
Sanitizer Solutions Containing Detergents for Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Romaine Lettuce -
Keskinen,L.,Annous,B. 2009.Sanitizer solutions containing detergents for inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on romaine lettuse [abstract].IFP.Grapevine,TX.p.1.
Hot water surface pasteurization vs. chlorine wash for reducing populations of Salmonella Poona on artificially inoculated tomatoes -
Annous, B.A. 2009. Hot water surface pasteurization vs. chlorine wash for reducing populations of Salmonella Poona on artificially inoculated tomatoes. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. p. 1.
New packaging design for fresh produce with effective distribution of antimicrobial gaseous chlorine dioxide -
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Aurus,R.,Annous,B.2009.New packaging design for fresh produce with effective distribution of antimicrobial gaseous chlorine dioxide [abstract].IFT Annual Meeting.Anaheim,CA.p.1.
A quantitative study on the absorption of gaseous chlorine dioxide onto lettuce leaf -
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M.,Aurus,R.,Annous,B.2009.A quantitative study on the absorption of gaseous chlorine dioxide onto lettuce leaf [abstract].IFT Annual Meeting. Anaheim,CA.p.1.
Improving Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Using Thermal Treatment -
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Huang, L. 2009. Improving Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Using Thermal Treatment. In: Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Doona, C.J., Feeherry, F.E., Gravani, R.B., editors. Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Ames, IA: Willey-Blackwell. p. 241-262.
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.
Thermal and non-thermal decontamination treatments for inactivation of Salmonella on inoculated cantaloupe surfaces -
Annous, B.A. 2008. Thermal and non-thermal decontamination treatments for inactivation of Salmonella on inoculated cantaloupe surfaces. [abstract]. The Pennsylvania State University. p. 1.
Quorum Sensing in Biofilms: Why Bacteria Behave the Way They Do -
Annous, B.A., Fratamico, P.M., Smith, J.L. 2009. Quorum Sensing in Biofilms: Why Bacteria Behave the Way They Do. Journal of Food Science. 74(1):R24-R37.
Comparison of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization and Chlorine Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe Melons -
Annous, B. 2008. Comparison of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization and Cholorine Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe melons [abstract].United Fresh Produce Assn. and S-294 Annual Meeting. Las Vegas,NV. p.1.
Environmental factors influencing Listeria monocytogenes survival and attachment on surfaces inoculated with droplets -
Ionita, C., Annous, B.A., Nivens, D. 2008. Environmental factors influencing Listeria monocytogenes survival and attachment on surfaces inoculated with droplets. [Abstract]. Institute of Food Technologies. p. 1.
Impact of Chlorine dioxide Gas on the Barrier Properties of Polymeric Packaging Materials -
Netramai,S.,Rubino,M,Auras,R.,Annous,B.2008.Impact of Chlorine dioxide gas on the Barrier properties of Polymeric Packaging materials [abstract].Institute of Food Technologists.New Orleans,LA. p.1.
The effect of chlorine dioxide on polymeric packaging materials -
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Auras, R., Annous, B.A. 2008. The effect of chlorine dioxide on polymeric packaging materials. [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists. p.1.
Use of florescent dyes for visualization of bacterial attachment to lettuce leaves -
Keskinen,L.,Cooke,P.,Annous,B. 2008. Use of florescent dyes for visualization of bacterial attachment to lettuce leaves [abstract].International Association for Food Protection.Columbus, OH. p.1.
Efficacy of chlorine concentration and acidic electrolyzed water in decontaminating lettuce leaves artificially inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Keskinen,L.,Burke,A.,Annous,B. 2008.Efficacy of cholorine concentration and acidic electrolyzed water in decomtaminating lettuce leaves artificially inoculated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 [abstract].International Assn for Food Protection.Columbus,OH.p.1.
Biofilms on produce and food handling/processing surfaces -
Annous, B. 2008. Biofilms on produce and food handling/processing surfaces [abstract]. TAPPI-Polymers Laminates Adhesives Coatings Extrusions (PLACE).Portsmouth,VA. p.1.
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.
Effect of Chlorine Dioxide Gas on Polymeric Packaging Materials -
Netramai, S., Rubino, M., Auras, R., Annous, B.A. 2007. Effect of Chlorine Dioxide Gas on Polymeric Packaging Materials. In: 23rd IAPRI Symposium on Packaging. Windsor, United Kingdom: Pira International.
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.
Efficacy of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization vs. Chlorine and Experimental Sanitizing Wash Treatments for Reducing Populations of Salmonella Poona on Inoculated Whole Cantaloupe Melons -
BIOFILMS ON FRESH PRODUCE AND DIFFICULTIES IN DECONTAMINATION -
Annous, B.A., Solomon, E.B., Niemira, B.A. 2006. Biofilms on fresh produce and difficulties in decontamination. Food Quality. 80-84
RISK OF APPLE CONTAMINATION WITH ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 DUE TO CLOSE PROXIMITY OF AN ORCHARD TO AN ACTIVE PASTURE -
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M., Wallace, M., Kushad, M. 2006. Risk of apple contamination with escherichia coli o157:h7 due to close proximity of an orchard to an active pasture. Abstract Book of Sixth IFPA and S-294 Poster Session and IFPA 18th Annual Conference. 2006. 002-06. Page 1.
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.
FACTORS AFFECTING ATTACHMENT OF ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 TO APPLE TISSUES -
Fatemi, P., Knabel, S.J., La Borde, L.F., Annous, B.A., Sapers, G.M. 2006. Factors affecting attachment of escherichia coli o157:h7 to apple tissues. Program and Abstract Book of 93rd International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. 2006. T7-01. Page 91.
USE OF HOT WATER SURFACE TREATMENT OF WHOLE FRUIT AND GAMMA IRRADIATION TO MAINTAIN QUALITY OF FRESH-CUT CANTALOUPE -
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Mattheis, J.P. 2006. Use of hot water surface treatment of whole fruit and gamma irradiation to maintain quality of fresh-cut cantaloupe. IFT Annual Meeting, June 24-28, 2006, Orlando, FL. Abstract #078F-04, p. 1.
HOT WATER SURFACE TREATMENT AND GAMMA IRRADIATION REDUCE MICROBIAL POPULATION AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF FRESH-CUT CANTALOUPE -
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Mattheis, J.P. 2006. Hot water surface treatment and gamma irradiation reduce microbial population and maintain quality of fresh-cut cantaloupe. International Fresh-cut Produce Association and S-294 Multi-State Research Project Meeting April 27-30, 2006, Baltimore, MD. Abstract #022-06, p. 13.
COMBINATION OF HOT WATER SURFACE PASTEURIZATION OF WHOLE FRUIT AND LOW DOSE GAMMA IRRADIATION OF FRESH-CUT CANTALOUPE -
Fan, X., Annous, B.A., Sokorai, K.J., Burke, A.M., Mattheis, J.P. 2006. Combination of hot water surface pasteurization of whole fruit and low dose gamma irradiation of fresh-cut cantaloupe. Journal of Food Protection. 69(4):912-919.
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.
INFLUENCE OF PUNCTURES, CUTS AND APPLE SURFACE MORPHOLOGIES ON PENETRATION AND GROWTH OF ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 -
Fatemi, P., Knabel, S.J., La Borde, L.F., Patton, J., Sapers, G.M., Annous, B.A. 2006. Influence of punctures, cuts and apple surface morphologies on penetration and growth of escherichia coli o157:h7. Journal of Food Protection. 69(2):267-275.
ANTIMICROBIAL EFFICACY OF COLD ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE PLASMA APPLIED TO INOCULATED FOOD SURFACES -
Niemira, B.A., Alvarez, I., Annous, B.A., Gutsol, A., Fridman, A. 2005. Antimicrobial efficacy of cold atmospheric pressure plasma applied to inoculated food surfaces. IFT-NPD Meeting, September 15-16, 2005, Wyndmoor, PA.
BIOFILM REACTORS FOR INDUSTRIAL BIOCONVERSION PROCESSES: EMPLOYING POTENTIAL OF ENHANCED REACTIONS RATES -
Qureshi, N., Annous, B.A., Ezeji, T.C., Karcher, P., Maddox, I.S. 2005. Biofilm reactors for industrial bioconversion processes: employing potential of enhanced reactions rates. Microbial Cell Factories. 4:24. Available: http://www.microbialcellfactories.com/content/4/1/24.
BIOFILM FORMATION BY SALMONELLA SPP. ON CANTALOUPE SURFACES -
Solomon, E.B., Cooke, P.H., Burke, A.M., Ukuku, D.O., Annous, B.A. 2005. Biofilm formation by salmonella spp. on cantaloupe surfaces. Journal of Food Safety. 25:276:287.
INACTIVATION OF SALMONELLA ON CANTALOUPE SURFACES USING CHLORINE DIOXIDE GAS TREATMENT -
Annous, B.A. 2005. Inactivation of salmonella on cantaloupe surfaces using chlorine dioxide gas treatment (abstract). Institute of Food Technologists. http://ift.confex.com/ift/2005/techprogram/paper_30689.htm.
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
IMPROVED RECOVERY PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATION OF SANITIZER EFFICACY IN DISINFECTING CONTAMINATED CANTALOUPES -
Annous, B.A., Sapers, G.M. 2005. Improved recovery procedure for evaluation of sanitizer efficacy in disinfecting contaminated cantaloupes (abstract). Institute of Food Technologists. Available:http://ift.confex.com/ift/2005/techprogram/paper_30723.htm.
IMPROVED RECOVERY PROCEDURE FOR EVALUATION OF SANITIZER EFFICACY IN DISINFECTING CONTAMINATED CANTALOUPES -
Sapers, G.M., Annous, B.A., Jones, D.M., Burke, A.M. 2005. Improved recovery procedure for evaluation of sanitizer efficacy in disinfecting contaminated cantaloupes. Journal of Food Science. 70(4): M242-M247.
BIOFILM FORMATION BY SALMONELLA SPP. ON CANTALOUPE SURFACES -
Annous, B.A., Solomon, E.B., Cooke, P.H. 2005. Biofilm formation by salmonella spp. on cantaloupe surfaces (abstract). International Association for Food Protection. Pager No. P3-39.
COMPARISON OF BIOFILM FORMATION BY SALMONELLA SPP. ORIGINATING FROM PRODUCE, ANIMAL, AND CLINICAL SOURCES -
Solomon, E.B., Niemira, B.A., Sapers, G.M., Annous, B.A. 2005. Comparison of biofilm formation by salmonella spp. originating from produce, animal, and clinical sources (abstract). International Association for Food Protection. Pager No. P1-48.
BIOFILM FORMATION, CELLULOSE PRODUCTION, AND CURLI BIOSYNTHESIS BY SALMONELLA SPP. ORIGINATING FROM PRODUCE, ANIMAL, AND CLINICAL SOURCES -
Solomon, E.B., Niemira, B.A., Sapers, G.M., Annous, B.A. 2005. Biofilm formation, cellulose production, and curli biosynthesis by salmonella spp. originating from produce, animal, and clinical sources. Journal of Food Protection. 68(5): 906-912.
SURFACE PASTEURIZATION WITH HOT WATER AND STEAM -
Annous, B.A., Kozempel, M.F. 2005. Surface pasteurization with hot water and steam. In: Sapers, G.M., GORNEY, J.R., Yousef, A.E., editors. Microbiology of Fruits and Vegetables. CRC Press. p. 479-496.
STUDIES TO SELECT AN APPROPRIATE NON-PATHOGENIC SURROGATE ESCHERICHIA COLI STRAIN FOR POTENTIAL USE IN PLACE OF ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 AND SALMONELLA IN A PILOT PLANT STUDIES -
Annous, B.A., Riordan, D., Sapers, G.M. 2005. Studies to select an appropriate non-pathogenic surrogate escherichia coli strain for potential use in place of escherichia coli o157:h7 and salmonella in a pilot plant studies. Journal of Food Protection. 68(2): 282-291.
BROWNING INHIBITOR AND PROCESSING AID CONTAMINATION -
Sapers, G.M., Annous, B.A. 2004. Browning inhibitor and processing aid contamination. Annual Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No. 89-4.
COMMERCIAL-SCALE SURFACE PASTEURIZATION FOR INACTIVATION OF SALMONELLA POONA RM 2350 AND ESCHERICHIA COLI ATCC 25922 ON CANTALOUPES -
Annous, B.A. 2004. Commercial-scale surface pasteurization for inactivation of salmonella poona rm 2350 and escherichia coli atcc 25922 on cantaloupes. Annual Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists. Paper No. 89-3.
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.
RISK OF ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 CONTAMINATION ASSOCIATED WITH CLOSE PROXIMITY OF AN ORCHARD TO AN ACTIVE PASTURE -
Annous, B.A. 2004. Risk of escherichia coli o157:h7 contamination associated with close proximity of an orchard to an active pasture. SIM Food Microbiology Conference. p. 17.
DEVELOPMENT OF BIOSAFETY LEVEL-2 COMMERCIAL-SCALE PROCESSING FACILITY AT ERRC FOR FOOD PATHOGEN RESEARCH -
Annous, B.A. 2003. Development of biosafety level-2 commercial-scale processing facility at errc for food pathogen research. Bi-Annual Meeting of the Eastern Food Science Conference XIII. p. 23.
DETECTION OF PATHOGENS IN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES -
Fratamico, P.M., Annous, B.A. 2003. Detection of pathogens in fruits and vegetables. NFRI, Japan Meeting Abstract.
EFFICACY OF ACIDIC ELECTROLYZED WATER AND OTHER SANITIZING SOLUTIONS IN REDUCING ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 POPULATIONS IN INACCESSIBLE REGIONS OF THE APPLE -
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VAPOR-PHASE DECONTAMINATION OF APPLES CONTAINING ESCHERICHIA COLI -
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EFFICACY OF DIFFERENT WASHING AGENTS IN REDUCING THE POPULATIONS OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7 ON ARTIFICIALLY INOCULATED GOLDEN DELICIOUS APPLES -
Annous, B.A., Burke, A.M. 2001. Efficacy of different washing agents in reducing the populations of escherichia coli 0157:h7 on artificially inoculated golden delicious apples. Meeting Abstract, Proceedings of the United States - Japan, 30th Annual Meeting, Tsukuba, Ibaraki,p.86-92.
A STUDY OF U.S. ORCHARDS TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES OF ESCHERICHIA COLI 0157:H7 -
SOURCES OF BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION ON APPLES, AND NOVEL APPROACHES FOR REDUCTION OF THE BACTERIAL CONTAMINANTS -
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THE SURVIVAL OF E. COLI 0157:H7 IN THE PRESENCE OF PENCILLIUM EXPANSUM AND GLOMERELLA CINGULATA IN WOUNDS ON APPLES SURFACES -
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