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Research Project: Integration and Validation of Alternative and Multiple Intervention Technologies to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Food

Location: Microbial and Chemical Food Safety

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

Coating with phenolic branched-chain fatty acid reduces Listeria innocua populations on apple fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryu, V.N., Uknalis, J., Lew, H.N., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X. 2024. Coating with phenolic branched-chain fatty acid reduces Listeria innocua populations on apple fruit. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 419:110748. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2024.110748.

Depletion of free chlorine and generation of trichloromethane in the presence of pH control agents in chlorinated water at pH 6.5 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Gurtler, J. 2024. Depletion of free chlorine and generation of trichloromethane in the presence of pH control agents in chlorinated water at pH 6.5. Journal of Food Protection. 87(7):100296. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfp.2024.100296.

Bio-based phenolic branched-chain fatty acid emulsion achieved similar reductions of Listeria innocua population on apple fruit as chlorinated water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryu, V.N., Chuesiang, P., Uknalis, J., Lew, H.N., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X. 2024. Bio-based phenolic branched-chain fatty acid emulsion achieved similar reductions of Listeria innocua population on apple fruit as chlorinated water. Food Control. 10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e24901.

Mechanism of synergistic photoinactivation utilizing curcumin and lauric arginate ethyl ester against Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryu, V.N., Uknalis, J., Corradini, M.G., Chuesiang, P., Mclandsborough, L., Lew, H.N., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X. 2023. Mechanism of synergistic photoinactivation utilizing curcumin and lauric arginate ethyl ester against Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua. Food Chemistry. 12(23). https://doi.org/10.3390/foods12234195.

High salt concentration affects the microbial diversity of cassava during fermentation, as revealed by 16S rRNA gene sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, W., Ananga, A., Ukuku, D.O., Aryee, A. 2023. High salt concentration affects the microbial diversity of cassava during fermentation, as revealed by 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Fermentation. 9(8):727. https://doi.org/10.3390/fermentation9080727.

Inactivation of foodborne and other pathogenic bacteria with pyrrolidine based fatty acid amide derivatives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olanya, O.M., Yosief, H.O., Ashby, R.D., Niemira, B.A., Sarker, M.I., Ukuku, D.O., Mukhopadhyay, S., Msanne, J.N., Fan, X. 2023. Inactivation of foodborne and other pathogenic bacteria with pyrrolidine based fatty acid amide derivatives. Journal of Food Safety. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.13079.

Antimicrobial efficacy of fatty acid amide derivatives for inhibition and reduction of Listeria monocytogenes and other bacterial strains - (Proceedings)
Olanya, O.M., Yosief, H., Ashby, R.D., Niemira, B.A., Ukuku, D.O., Mukhopadhyay, S., Msanne, J.N., Sarker, M.I., Fan, X. Antimicrobial efficacy of fatty acid amide derivatives for inhibition and reduction of Listeria monocytogenes and other bacterial strains. In Symposium on Chemical Intervention Technology to Improve Microbial Stability of Food. 266th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. August 12-17, 2023, San Francisco, CA. p. 106-107.

Possible sources of Listeria monocytogenes contamination of fresh-cut apples and antimicrobial interventions during antibrowning treatments: a review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Gurtler, J., Mattheis, J.P. 2023. Possible sources of Listeria monocytogenes contamination of fresh-cut apples and antimicrobial interventions during antibrowning treatments: A review. Journal of Food Protection. 86:100100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfp.2023.100100.

Lipid oxidation and volatile compounds of almonds as affected by gaseous chlorine dioxide treatment to reduce salmonella populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, W., Smith, D.J., Lew, H.N., Jin, Z.T., Mitchell, A., Fan, X. 2023. Lipid oxidation and volatile compounds of almonds as affected by gaseous chlorine dioxide treatment to reduce salmonella populations. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 71(130):5345-5357.

Cold plasma and organic acid treatment combination enhances inactivation of salmonella bacteria on tomato stem scar surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Ukuku, D.O., Niemira, B.A., Olanya, O.M., Mukhopadhyay, S. 2023. Cold plasma and organic acid treatment combination enhances inactivation of salmonella bacteria on tomato stem scar surfaces. In: International Association for Food protection (IAFP) 2023 Program Book, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; July 16-19, 2023. p. 230.

Enzymatic browning and polyphenol oxidase control strategies - (Review Article)
Sui, X., Meng, Z., Dong, T., Fan, X., Wang, Q. 2023. Enzymatic browning and polyphenol oxidase control strategies. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 81:102921.

Antimicrobial and physiochemical properties of films and coatings prepared from bio-fiber gum and whey protein isolate conjugates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Yadav, M.P., Qi, P.X. 2023. Antimicrobial and physiochemical properties of films and coatings prepared from bio-fiber gum and whey protein isolate conjugates. Food Control. 148:109666. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2023.109666.

Sustainable bio-based antimicrobials derived from fatty acids: synthesis, safety, and efficacy Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Ryu, V.N., Chuesiang, P., Lew, H.N., Ashby, R.D., Fan, X. 2022. Sustainable bio-based antimicrobials derived from fatty acids: synthesis, safety, and efficacy. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2022.2160430.

Synergistic photoinactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua by curcumin and lauric arginate ethyl ester micelles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryu, V.N., Chuesiang, P., Corradini, M., McLandsborough, L., Jin, Z.T., Lew, H.N., Fan, X. 2022. Synergistic photoinactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua by curcumin and lauric arginate ethyl ester micelles. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 173:114317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2022.114317.

Combined pulsed electric field with antimicrobial packaging for extending shelf life of orange juice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Aboelhaggag, R.M. 2022. Combined pulsed electric field with antimicrobial packaging for extending shelf life of orange juice. Beverages. https://doi.org/10.3390/beverages8040072.

Encapsulation of TA in edible nanofibrous mat improves antioxidant efficiency and their modulation of fatty acids profile in flaxseed oil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, W., Duan, X., Sun, H., Fan, X., Wang, H., Wang, W. 2022. Encapsulation of TA in edible nanofibrous mat improves antioxidant efficiency and their modulation of fatty acids profile in flaxseed oil. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.16137.

Application of yellow mustard mucilage and starch in nanoencapsulation of thymol and carvacrol by emulsion electrospray - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anto, P., Mu, R., Jin, Z.T., Li, D., Pan, Z., Rakshit, S., Cui, S.W., Wu, Y. 2022. Application of yellow mustard mucilage and starch in nanoencapsulation of thymol and carvacrol by emulsion electrospray. Carbohydrate Polymers. 298:120148.

Antimicrobial Food Packaging: Materials, Fabrication, and Applications - (Book / Chapter)

Reduction of Salmonella enterica Typhimurium populations and quality of grape tomatoes treated with dry and humidified gaseous ozone Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Fan, X., Gurtler, J. 2022. Reduction of Salmonella enterica Typhimurium populations and quality of grape tomatoes treated with dry and humidified gaseous ozone. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 193:112061. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2022.112061.

Active Food Packaging Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Guo, M., Zhang, X., Jin, Z.T. 2023. Active Food Packaging. In: Smithers, N.E. editor. Reference Module in Food Science. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822521-9.00078-2.

Gamma radiation effects on the survival and reduction of Listeria monocytogenes on carrot and tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrios-Rodriguez, A., Olanya, O.M., Ukuku, D.O., Niemira, B.A., Mukhopadhyay, S., Orellana, L.E. 2022. Gamma radiation effects on the survival and reduction of Listeria monocytogenes on carrot and tomato. Food Science and Technology (Sociedade Brasileira de Food Sci. and Tech) -SBCTA. https://doi.org/10.1590/fst.17622.

Antimicrobial Coating with Organic Acids and Essential Oil for the Enhancement of Safety and Shelf life of Grape Tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Mukhopadhyay, S. 2022. Antimicrobial Coating with Organic Acids and Essential Oil for the Enhancement of Safety and Shelf life of Grape Tomatoes. International Journal of Food Microbiology. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168160522002999?via%3Dihub.

Cold plasma activated hydrogen peroxide aerosols inactivate Salmonella Typhimurium & Listeria innocua on smooth surfaces & stem scars of tomatoes:modeling effects of hydrogen peroxide concentration,treatment time & dwell time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Vinyard, B.T., Song, Y. 2022. Cold plasma activated hydrogen peroxide aerosols inactivate Salmonella Typhimurium & Listeria innocua on smooth surfaces & stem scars of tomatoes: Modeling effects of hydrogen peroxide concentration, treatment time & dwell time. Food Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2022.109153.

Strength of Salmonella Attachment on Apple and Tomato Surfaces: Effect of Antimicrobial Treatments on Population Reduction and Inactivation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ukuku, D.O., Mukhopadhyay, S., Olanya, O.M., Niemira, B.A. 2022. Strength of salmonella attachment on apple and tomato surfaces: Effect of antimicrobial treatments on population reduction and inactivation. LWT - Food Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2022.113605.

Chemical inhibition of polyphenol oxidase and cut surface browning of fresh-cut apples Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Fan, X. 2022. Chemical inhibition of polyphenol oxidase and cut surface browning of fresh-cut apples. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2022.2061413.

Surface Pasteurization of Fresh Pomelo Juice Vesicles by Gaseous Chlorine Dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, X., Chen, G., Jin, Z.T., Li, X., Xu, Y., Xu, B., Wen, J., Wu, J., Yu, Y. 2022. Surface pasteurization of fresh pomelo juice vesicles by gaseous chlorine dioxide. Journal of Food Safety. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12975.

UV-C treatment inhibits browning, inactivates Pseudomonas tolaasii and reduces associated chemical and enzymatic changes of button mushrooms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., He, X., Wu, X., Wang, F., Lin, Q., Fan, X., Guan, W. 2021. UV-C treatment inhibits browning, inactivates Pseudomonas tolaasii and reduces associated chemical and enzymatic changes of button mushrooms. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.11668.

Gamma radiation treatment of post-harvest produce for Salmonella enterica reduction on baby carrot and grape tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrios-Rodriguez, A., Olanya, O.M., Niemira, B.A., Ukuku, D.O., Mukhopadhyay, S., Orellana, L. 2022. Gamma radiation treatment of post-harvest produce for Salmonella enterica reduction on baby carrot and grape tomato. Journal of Food Safety. 42(1)e12951:1-10.