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Research Project: Intervention Strategies to Mitigate the Food Safety Risks Associated with the Fresh Produce Supply Chain

Location: Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory

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

Antimicrobial effects of thymol-loaded phytoglycogen/zein nanocomplexes against foodborne pathogens on fresh produce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, J., Luo, Y., Li, B., Wang, X., Xiao, Z., Luo, Y. 2022. Antimicrobial effects of thymol-loaded phytoglycogen/zein nanocomplexes against foodborne pathogens on fresh produce. Food Control. 209:1188-1196.

Effects of temperature abuse on the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on a wide variety of whole and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables during simulated storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroft, B., Gu, G., Bolten, S., Miccallef, S.A., Luo, Y., Millner, P.D., Nou, X. 2022. Effects of temperature abuse on the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes on a wide variety of whole and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables during simulated storage. Food Control. 137:108919. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2022.108919.

Biocontrol of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica on fresh strawberries with lactic acid bacteria during refrigerated storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yin, H., Chen, C., Colorado-Suarez, S., Patel, J.R. 2022. Biocontrol of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica on fresh strawberries with lactic acid bacteria during refrigerated storage. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 19(5):324-331. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2021.0091.

Dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes and microbiome on fresh-cut cantaloupe and romaine lettuce during storage at refrigerated and abusive temperatures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gu, G., Kroft, B., Lichtendwald, M., Luo, Y., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R., Nou, X. 2022. Dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes and microbiome on fresh-cut cantaloupe and romaine lettuce during storage at refrigerated and abusive temperatures. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 364:109531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2022.109531.

Edible and water solvable corn zein coating impregnated with nisin for Listeria monocytogenes reduction on nectarine and apple Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendes-Oliveira, G., Gu, G., Luo, Y., Zografos, A., Nou, X. 2021. Edible and water solvable corn zein coating impregnated with nisin for Listeria monocytogenes reduction on nectarine and apple. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 185:111811. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2021.111811.

Flume and single-pass washing systems for fresh-cut produce processing: Disinfection by-products evaluation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, T., Lee, W., Luo, Y., Hunag, C. 2021. Flume and single-pass washing systems for fresh-cut produce processing: Disinfection by-products evaluation. Food Control. 133:108578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.108578.

Use of a silver-based sanitizer to accelerate Escherichia coli die-off on fresh-cut lettuce and maintain produce quality during cold storage: Laboratory and pilot-plant scale tests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendes-Oliveira, G., Luo, Y., Zhou, B., Teng, Z., Bolten, S., Park, E., Pearlstein, D.J., Turner, E.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X. 2022. Use of a silver-based sanitizer to accelerate Escherichia coli die-off on fresh-cut lettuce and maintain produce quality during cold storage: Laboratory and pilot-plant scale tests. Food Research International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2022.111170.