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Collaborations

The Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AWARDS MANAGEMENT BRANCH NIFA, Washington, DC,
  • Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls during Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce Washing, Packing, and Retail Display
  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY, DOVER, DE,
  • Analysis of Specific Spoilage Organisms and Other Bacteria Isolated from Food and Agriculture Products
  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, College Park, MD,
  • Survival of Generic, STEC O157 and STEC Non-O157 E. coli and Salmonella in Soils Amended with BSAAO
  • Persistence and Transfer of Enteric Pathogens to Fresh Produce during Pre- and Post-Harvest Operations
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLO, AMES, IA,
  • Improving Food Safety through Cold Chain Management and Stakeholder Outreach
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CAMBRIDGE, MA,
  • Fluid Dynamics of Impact and Mixing for Improved Washing of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,
  • Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations among Young Cull Animals from Northeastern US Dairy Operations
  • SMARTWASH SOLUTIONS, SALINAS, CA,
  • Microbial Control While Maintaining Quality of Fresh-cut Produce through A Pre-treatment with Silver Dihydrogen Citrate and SmartWash Organic
  • THE CENTER FOR PRODUCE SAFETY, Woodland Hills, ,
  • Growth Potential and Kinetics of L. Monocytogenes on Vegetables and Fruits and Characterization of Factors Affecting the Persistence
  • THE MITRE CORPORATION, MCLEAN, VA,
  • Rapid Detection of E. Coli Contamination on Leafy Greens using Indole as a Sentinel Indicator
  • U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Transport/Fate/Exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/Pathogens at Plot/Field/Watershed Scales
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ,
  • Development and Validation of Devices to Detect Fecal Materials in Produce Fields
  • Economic Analysis of Food Safety Improvement During Produce Washing and Retail Display
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DAVIS, DAVIS, CA,
  • Multi-regional Risk Analysis of Farm Manure Use: Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA,
  • Improving Produce Safety through Integrated Research and Stakeholder Outreach
  • UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA, E.T.S INGENIEROS AGRON, , ,
  • Adulteration Detection for Animal Feeds
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE,
  • Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL,
  • Improving Food Quality and Safety during Tomato Packing and Fresh-cut Produce Retail Handling
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, IL,
  • Fluid Mechanics and Mass Transfer of Washing Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, MD,
  • Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
  • Growth Potential of Listeria Monocytogenes on a Broad Range of Fresh Produce
  • Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
  • Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens from Dairy Operations
  • Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality
  • Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production in Maryland
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY, BALTIMORE, MD,
  • Automated Whole-surface Imaging Technology for On-line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce
  • Development of Sensing Methods and Technologies for Rapid Screening of Foods for Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT & STATE AGRICULTURAL C, BURLINGTON, VT,
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE & STATE UNIVER, BLACKSBURG, VA,
  • Multispecies Biofilm Formation and Survival of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens in Produce Processing Environments
  • WILSON COLLEGE, CHAMBERSBURG, PA,
  • Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing