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Research Project: Integration of Multiple Interventions to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Foods

Location: Residue Chemistry and Predictive Microbiology Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Microbial safety and shelf-life of pulsed electric field processed nutritious juices and their potential for commercial production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendes Candido, G., Jin, Z.T., Campanella, O.H. 2021. Evaluation of pulsed electric field pasteurization for commercial juices. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.16249.

Electrohydrodynamic processing of natural polymers for active food packaging: A review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Charles, A., Mu, R., Jin, Z.T., Wu, Y. 2021. Electrohydrodynamic processing of natural polymers for active food packaging: A review. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12827.

Combination of aerosolized acetic acid and chlorine dioxide-releasing film to inactivate Salmonella enterica and affect quality of tomatoes and Romaine lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Jin, Z.T., Baik, J.I., Gurtler, J., Mukhopadhyay, S. 2021. Combination of aerosolized acetic acid and chlorine dioxide-releasing film to inactivate Salmonella enterica and affect quality of tomatoes and Romaine lettuce. Food Control. 41:e12922. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12922.

Informative and corrective responsive packaging: Advances in farm-to-fork monitoring and remediation of food quality and safety Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Zhang, X., Guo, M., Ismail, B.B., He, Q., Jin, Z.T., Ye, X., Liu, D. 2021. Informative and corrective responsive packaging: Advances in farm-to-fork monitoring and remediation of food quality and safety. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12807.

Gaseous Ozone to Preserve Quality and Enhance Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce: Recent Developments and Research Needs Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Fan, X. 2021. Gaseous Ozone to Preserve Quality and Enhance Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce: Recent Developments and Research Needs. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12796.

Juice Preservation Using Combined Nonthermal Processing and Antimicrobial Packaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Aboelhaggag, R.M., Guo, M. 2021. Juice preservation using combined nonthermal processing and antimicrobial packaging. Journal of Food Protection. 84(9)1528-1538. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-21-035.

Hydrogen peroxide residue on tomato, apple, cantaloupe, and Romaine lettuce after treatments with cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, Y., Fan, X. 2021. Hydrogen peroxide residue on tomato, apple, cantaloupe, and Romaine lettuce after treatments with cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosols. Journal of Food Protection. (8): 1304–1308.

Pasteurization of raw almonds using pulsed light combined with prior water dipping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, X., Fan, X., Wenli, W., Yao, S, Chen, H. 2021. Pasteurization of raw almonds using pulsed light combined with prior water dipping. International Journal of Food Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.107946.

Food safety issues and mitigation of prosopis flour Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Felker, P., Fan, X. 2021. Food safety issues and mitigation of prosopis flour. Book Chapter. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-823320-7.00017-1.

Gamma irradiation - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X. and Niemira, B.A. 2022. Technologies in Food Science, First Edition. Edited by Vicente M. Gómez-López and Rajeev Bhat, Pages 53-73. John Wiley & Sons,Hoboken, NJ

Effects of direct and in-package pulsed light treatment on inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 and reduction of microbial loads in romaine lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Sokroai, K., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Ukuku, D.O., Olanya, O.M., Leng, J., Juneja, V.K. 2021. Effects of direct and in-package pulsed light treatment on inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 and reduction of microbial loads in romaine lettuce. LWT - Food Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2020.110710.

Effects of the intense pulsed light and gamma radiation on Bacillus cereus spores in mesquite pod flour - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, D., Mosher, W., Wiertzema, J., Peng, P., Min, M., Cheng, Y., An, J., Ma, Y., Fan, X., Niemira, B.A., Baumler, D.J., Chen, C., Chen, P., Ruan, R. 2020. Effects of the intense pulsed light and gamma radiation on Bacillus cereus spores in mesquite pod flour. Food Chemistry. 344, p.128675.

Extension of Shelf Life of Semi-dry Longan Pulp with Gaseous Chlorine Dioxide Generating Film Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, Xian, Chen, Gaohui, Jin, Z.T., Wen, Ming, Wu, Jijun, Wen, Jing, Xu, Yujuan, An, Kejing, Yu, Yuanshan 2021. Extension of shelf life of semi-dry longan pulp with gaseous chlorine dioxide generating film. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 337:108938. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2020.108938

Ultrasound Improves the Decontamination Effect of Thyme Essential Oil Nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157: H7 on Cherry Tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Qiao, Guo, Mingming, Jin, Z.T., Arabi, S.A., Liu, D. 2021. Ultrasound improves the decontamination effect of thyme essential oil nanoemulsions against Escherichia coli O157: H7 on cherry tomatoes. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 337:108936. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2020.108936.

Thermal reduction of bacillus in naturally contaminated mesquite flour with two different water activities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Baik, J.I., Gurtler, J. 2020. Thermal reduction of bacillus in naturally contaminated mesquite flour with two different water activities. Journal of Food Protection. Vol. 84, No. 3, 2021, Pages 490–496. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-268.

Antimicrobial and UV Barrier Properties of Composite Chitosan Films with Curcumin Grafted Cellulose Nanofiber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Li, Y., Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Arabi, S.A., He, Q., Hu, Y., Liu, D. 2021. Antimicrobial and UV barrier properties of composite chitosan films with curcumin grafted cellulose nanofiber. Food Hydrocolloids.112:106337. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2020.106337.

Postharvest intervention technologies to enhance microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut produce Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Fan, X., Mukhopadhyay, S., Jin, Z.T. 2021. Postharvest intervention technologies to enhance microbial safety of fresh and fresh-cut produce. International Fresh Cut Produce Association Annual Conference. Acta Hortic. 1319. ISHS 2021. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1319.3.

Quality of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce Impacted by Nonthermal Physical Technologies Intended to Enhance Microbial Safety Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Fan, X., Wang, W. 2020. Quality of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce Impacted by Nonthermal Physical Technologies Intended to Enhance Microbial Safety. Annual Review of Food Science & Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2020.1816892.

Effect of Trichrome Removal and UV-C on Populations of E. coli O157:H7 and Quality of Peach Fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, R., Gurtler, J., Mattheis, J.P., Fan, X. 2020. Effect of trichrome removal and UV-C on populations of E. coli O157:H7 and quality of peach fruit. HortScience. 55(6):1-6. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15231-20.

Cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol on populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua and quality changes of apple, tomato and cantaloupe during storage - a pilot scale study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, Y., Annous, B.A., Fan, X. 2020. Cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol on populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua and quality changes of apple, tomato and cantaloupe during storage - a pilot scale study. Food Control. 117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107358.

Advanced Oxidation Process as a Postharvest Decontamination Technology To Improve Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Fan, X., Song, Y. 2020. Advanced Oxidation Processes to Improve Microbial Safety of Fresh Produce. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.0c01381.

Effectiveness of edible coatings to inhibit browning and inactivate foodborne pathogens on fresh-cut apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Chen, W., Gurtler, J., Fan, X. 2020. Effectiveness of edible coatings to inhibit browning and inactivate foodborne pathogens on fresh-cut apples. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12802.

The Roles of Green Polymer Materials in Active Packaging Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Jin, Z.T., Liu, L.S. 2020. The Roles of Green Polymer Materials in Active Packaging. Innovative Uses of Agricultural Products and Byproducts. In:ACS Symposium Series.Chapter 5.pp 83-107. 10.1021/bk-2020-1347.ch005.

Pulsed Electric Fields for Pasteurization: Food Safety and Shelf Life Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Jin, Z.T., Zhang, H.Q. 2020. Pulsed Electric Fields for Pasteurization: Food Safety and Shelf Life. In: Demirci A., Feng H., Krishnamurthy K. (eds) Food Safety Engineering. Food Engineering Series.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-42660-6_21.

Development of sodium chlorite and glucono delta-lactone incorporated PLA film for microbial inactivaton on fresh tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, S., Jin, Z.T., Sheen, S., Zhao, G., Liu, L.S., Juneja, V.K., Yam, K. 2020. Development of sodium chlorite and glucono delta-lactone incorporated PLA film for microbial inactivaton on fresh tomato. Food Research International. 132:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2020.109067.

Cold plasma enhances the efficacy of aerosolized hydrogen peroxide in reducing populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua on grape tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe and romaine lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, Y., Fan, X. 2019. Cold plasma enhances the efficacy of aerosolized hydrogen peroxide in reducing populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua on grape tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe and romaine lettuce. Food Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.03.004.

Inactivation of Salmonella in cherry tomato stems cars and quality preservation by pulsed light treatment and antimicrobial wash Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leng, J., Mukhopadhyay, S., Sokorai, K., Ukuku, D.O., Fan, X., Olanya, O.M., Juneja, V.K. 2019. Inactivation of Salmonella in cherry tomato stems cars and quality preservation by pulsed light treatment and antimicrobial wash. Food Control. 110:107005. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107005.

Reducing populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua on tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe and romaine lettuce with cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol - (Proceedings)
Fan, X., Song, Y. 2019. Reducing populations of Salmonella Typhimurium and Listeria innocua on tomatoes, apples, cantaloupe and romaine lettuce with cold plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol. United States Japan Joint Protein Research Panels. pg. 25-26.

Advanced oxidation process for the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium on tomatoes by combination of gaseous ozone and aerosolized hydrogen peroxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K., Gurtler, J. 2019. Advanced oxidation process for the inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium on tomatoes by combination of gaseous ozone and aerosolized hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2019.108387.

Effects of carvacrol wash and ally isothiocyanate vapor treatment to extend the shelf life of blackberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Y., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Gurtler, J. 2019. Effects of carvacrol wash and ally isothiocyanate vapor treatment to extend the shelf life of blackberries. Jacobs Journal of Food and Nutrition. 6(4):46-57.

Interaction of gaseous chlorine dioxide and mild heat on the inactivation of Salmonella on almonds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Fan, X., Gurtler, J., Wang, W. 2019. Interaction of gaseous chlorine dioxide and mild heat on the inactivation of Salmonella on almonds. Journal of Food Protection. 82(10):1729–1735. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-19-114.

Synthesis and anti-Listeria properties of odorless hybrid bio-based poly-phenolic vegetable branched-chain fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lew, H.N., Wagner, K., Yan, Z., Moreau, R.A., Fan, X. 2019. Synthesis and anti-Listeria properties of odorless hybrid bio-based poly-phenolic vegetable branched-chain fatty acids. Journal of Food Chemistry. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/33456702.

Improvement in the oxidative stability of flaxseed oil using an edible guar gum-tannic acid nanofibrous mat. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, W., Li, X., Du, M., Fan, X., Zhao, J., Cao, R. 2019. Improvement in the oxidative stability of flaxseed oil using an edible guar gum-tannic acid nanofibrous mat. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejlt.201800438.

Quality deterioration of grape tomato fruit during storage after treatments with gaseous ozone at conditions that significantly reduced populations of Salmonella on stem scar and smooth surface Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J., Sites, J.E. 2019. Quality deterioration of grape tomato fruit during storage after treatments with gaseous ozone at conditions that significantly reduced populations of Salmonella on stem scar and smooth surface. Food Control. 103:9-20.

Gamma ray, electron beam, and x-ray irradiation for food safety - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X., Niemira, B.A. 2020. Gamma ray, electron beam, and x-ray irradiation for food safety. Book Chapter. In: Demirci, A., Hao, F., Krishnamurthy, K. (eds.) Food Safety Engineering (pp.471-492).Springer, Cham, Switzerland

Effects of pulsed light and sanitizer wash combination on inactivation of Escherichia coli 0157:H7, microbial loads and apparent quality of spinach leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Sokorai, K.J., Ukuku, D.O., Fan, X., Olanya, O.M., Juneja, V.K. 2019. Effects of pulsed light and sanitizer wash combination on inactivation of Escherichia coli 0157:H7, microbial loads and apparent quality of spinach leaves. Food Microbiology. 82:127-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2019.01.022.

Gaseous chlorine dioxide maintained the sensory and nutritional zuality of grape tomatoes and reduced populations of salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Sokorai, K.J., Wu, V.C., Fan, X. 2018. Gaseous chlorine dioxide maintained the sensory and nutritional zuality of grape tomatoes and reduced populations of salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium. Food Control. 96:299-309. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.09.023.

Type of tomatoes and water rinse affect efficacy of acid washes against salmonella enterica inoculated on stem scar areas of tomatoes and on product quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Gurtler, J., Sokorai, K.J. 2018. Type of tomatoes and water rinse affect efficacy of acid washes against salmonella enterica inoculated on stem scar areas of tomatoes and on product quality. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 280:57-65.

Methods to effectively deliver natural antimicrobials on foods Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Jin, Z.T., Guo, M., Chen, W. 2018. Methods to effectively deliver natural antimicrobials on foods. In: Fan, X., Ngo, N.H., Wu, C. Journal of the American Chemical Society. Publisher.

Improving microbial food safety of fresh fruits and vegetables with aqueous and vaporous essential oils - (Book / Chapter)
Yun, J., Wu, C., Fan, X. 2018. Improving microbial food safety of fresh fruits and vegetables with aqueous and vaporous essential oils. In: Fan, X, Ngo, H., Wu, C (eds.), Natural and Bio-based Antimicrobials for Food Applications, Washington, DC: ACS Publications. pp 87-117.

Development of antibrowning and antimicrobial formulations to minimize listeria monocytogenes contamination and inhibit browning of fresh-cut "Granny Smith" apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J., Phillips, J. 2018. Development of antibrowning and antimicrobial formulations to minimize listeria monocytogenes contamination and inhibit browning of fresh-cut "Granny Smith" apples. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 143:43-49.

Inactivation of E.coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on fresh strawberries by antimicrobial washing and coating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Gurtler, J., Fan, X., Yadav, M.P. 2018. Inactivation of E.coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on fresh strawberries by antimicrobial washing and coating. Journal of Food Protection. 81(8):1227-1235.

A review: Natural and bio-based antimicrobials for food applications - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X., Lew, H.N., Wu, C. 2018. A review: Natural and bio-based antimicrobials for food applications.In: Fan, X., Ngo, H., Wu, C. (eds.), Natural and Bio-based Antimicrobials for Food Applications, Washington DC: ACS Publications. pp:1-24.

Microbial inactivation and quality improvement of tomatoes treated by package film with Allyl Isothiocyanate vapor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, H., Fan, X., Chen, H., Qin, Y., Wu, W., Jin, Z.T. 2018. Microbial inactivation and quality improvement of tomatoes treated by package film with Allyl Isothiocyanate vapor. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 53:1983-1991.

Microbial control and food Preservation: Theory and practice: Principles of food preservation - (Book / Chapter)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O., Juneja, V.K., Nayak, B., Olanya, O.M. 2018. Microbial control and food Preservation: Theory and practice: Principles of food preservation. Book Chapter. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cofs.2018.01.013.

The role of emerging technologies to ensure the microbial safety of fresh produce, milk and eggs - (Review Article)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O. 2018. The role of emerging technologies to ensure the microbial safety of fresh produce, milk and eggs. Current Opinion in Food Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cofs.2018.01.013.

Inactivation of Salmonella in tomato stem scars by organic acid wash and chitosan-allyl isothiocyanate coating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Sokorai, K.J., Ukuku, D.O., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Olanya, O.M., Juneja, V.K. 2018. Inactivation of Salmonella in tomato stem scars by organic acid wash and chitosan-allyl isothiocyanate coating. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 266:234-240.

Application of ultraviolet C technology for surface decontamination of fresh produce - (Review Article)
Fan, X., Huang, R., Chen, H. 2017. Application of ultraviolet C technology for surface decontamination of fresh produce. Current Opinion in Food Science. 70:9-19.

Antimicrobial edible coatings and films from micro-emulsions and their food applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Yadav, M.P., Jin, Z.T. 2017. Antimicrobial edible coatings and films from micro-emulsions and their food applications. Food Control. 263:9-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.10.002.

Biochemical degradation and physical migration of nutritive compounds in blueberries after PEF and thermal pretreatments and osmotic dehydration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Y., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Wu, J. 2017. Biochemical degradation and physical migration of nutritive compounds in blueberries after PEF and thermal pretreatments and osmotic dehydration. Food Chemistry. 239:1219-1215.10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.07.071.

Antimicrobial activity and inactivation mechanism of lactonic and free acid sophorolipids against Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Liu, Y., Fan, X. 2017. Antimicrobial activity and inactivation mechanism of lactonic and free acid sophorolipids against Escherichia coli O157:H7. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 11(C):176-182. doi: 10.1016/j.bcab.2017.07.002.

Cold Plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol inactivates Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria innocua and maintains quality of grape tomato, spinach and cantaloupe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Y., Sokorai, K.J., Pyrgiotakis, G., Demokritou, P., Li, X., Jin, Z.T., Mukhopadhyay, S., Fan, X. 2017. Cold Plasma-activated hydrogen peroxide aerosol inactivates Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Listeria innocua and maintains quality of grape tomato, spinach and cantaloupe. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 249:53-60.

Pulsed electric fields for pasteurization: defining processing conditions - (Book / Chapter)

Effects of pulsed electric fields pretreatment and drying method on drying characteristics and nutritive quality of blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Y., Jin, Z.T., Xiao, G. 2017. Effects of pulsed electric fields pretreatment and drying method on drying characteristics and nutritive quality of blueberries. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. doi: 10.1111/jfpp.13303.

Radiochromic film dosimetry for UV-C treatments of apple fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, R., Yun, J., Gurtler, J., Fan, X. 2017. Radiochromic film dosimetry for UV-C treatments of apple fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 127:14-20.

Inactivation of Salmonella spp. and Listeria spp. by palmitic, stearic and oleic acid sophorolipids and thiamine dilauryl sulfate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Uknalis, J., Fan, X. 2016. Inactivation of Salmonella spp. and Listeria spp. by palmitic, stearic and oleic acid sophorolipids and thiamine dilauryl sulfate. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.02076.

Effects of pulsed electrical field processing on microbial survival, quality change and nutritional characteristics of blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Yu, Y., Gurtler, J. 2016. Effects of pulsed electrical field processing on microbial survival, quality change and nutritional characteristics of blueberries. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 77:517-524. doi: 10.1016/j.lwt.2016.12.009.

Effect of high hydrostatic pressure processing on the background microbial loads and quality of cantaloupe puree - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Sokorai, K.J., Ukuku, D.O., Fan, X., Juneja, V.K. 2016. Effect of high hydrostatic pressure processing on the background microbial loads and quality of cantaloupe puree. Food Research International. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2016.11.029.

Osmotic dehydration of blueberries pretreated with pulsed electric fields: Effects on drying rate, and microbiological and nutritional qualities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, Y., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Xu, Y. 2016. Osmotic dehydration of blueberries pretreated with pulsed electric fields: Effects on drying rate, and microbiological and nutritional qualities. Drying Technology: An International Journal. doi: 10.1080/07373937.2016.1260583.

Inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium and quality preservation of cherry tomatoes by in-package aerosolization of antimicrobials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Y., Fan, X., Li, X., Gurtler, J., Mukhopadhyay, S., Jin, Z.T. 2016. Inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium and quality preservation of cherry tomatoes by in-package aerosolization of antimicrobials. Food Control. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2016.08.031.