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Eric Handy
Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory
Biological Science Aid

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BELTSVILLE , MD 20705

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Listeria monocytogenes persistence and transfer to cantaloupes in the packing environment is affected by equipment surface type and cleanliness -
Prevalence of E. coli, Salmonella spp. and L. monocytogenes in non-traditional irrigation waters in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.: a conserve project -
Practices and conditions which promote persistence of Listeria monocytogenes on equipment surfaces and transfer to cantaloupes in the packing environment -
Zero-valent iron-biosand filtration is capable of reducing antimicrobials and generic E. coli concentrations in unbuffered conventionally-treated reclaimed water: a CONSERVE project -
Generic E. coli levels in surface and nontraditional irrigation water in the mid Atlantic in relation to FSMA water quality standards: A CONSERVE study -
A multi-site, multi-year examination of factors affecting the persistence of attenuated O157- and non-pathogenic Escherichia coli in manure-amended soils in the mid-Atlantic United States -
Survival of Salmonella Newport on whole and fresh-cut cucumbers treated with lytic bacteriophages -
Sharma, M., Dashiell, G., Handy, E.T., East, C.L., Reynnells, R., White, C., Nyarko, E., Hashem, F., Millner, P.D. 2017. Survival of Salmonella Newport on whole and fresh-cut cucumbers treated with lytic bacteriophages. Journal of Food Protection. 80:668-673.
Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut ‘Athena’ and ‘Rocky Ford’ cantaloupes during storage at 4 and 10°C -
Nyarko, E., Kniel, K., Reynnells, R., East, C.L., Handy, E.T., Luo, Y., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2016. Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut ‘Athena’ and ‘Rocky Ford’ cantaloupes during storage at 4 and 10°C. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 13:587-591.
Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on whole cantaloupes is dependent on site of contamination and storage temperature Reprint Icon -
Nayarko, E., Kniel, K., Millner, P.D., Luo, Y., Handy, E.T., Reynnells, R., East, C.L., Sharma, M. 2016. Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes on whole cantaloupes is dependent on site of contamination and storage temperature. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 234:65-70.
Reduction of Salmonella populations on cucumber fruit by application of lytic bacteriophages -
Evaluation of two immunomagnetic separation techniques for the detection and recovery of E. coli O157:H7 from finished composts Reprint Icon -
Reynnells, R., Callahan, M.L., Handy, E.T., Roberts, C.L., Felton, G., Ingram, D., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2014. Evaluation of two immunomagnetic separation techniques for the detection and recovery of E. coli O157:H7 from finished composts. Journal of Food Analytical Methods. doi: 10.1007/s12161-014-0068-4.
Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council... Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost Reprint Icon -
Reynnells, R., Ingram, D., Roberts, C.L., Stonebraker, R.E., Handy, E.T., Felton, G., Vinyard, B.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2014. Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council Microbial Detection Methods in Finished Compost and Regrowth Potential of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11:555-567.
Comparative survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Murine Norovirus on spinach plants -
Recovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by immunomagnetic separation techniques and potential for regrowth in finished composts -
The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination Reprint Icon -
Ferguson, S.E., Handy, E.T., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M. 2013. The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination. Bacteriophage. DOI: 10.4161/bact.24323.