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CSREES and Food Safety Research



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CSREES and Food Safety Research

Research, Education, and Economics

Funding Opportunities

CSREES Food Safety Grants- 2000 (NRI)

32.0 Food Safety

32.1 Epidemiological Approaches for Food Safety

National Integrated Food Safety Initiative

2000 Grant Awards

Major Areas of Emphasis

Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems (IFAFS)

Funded Research from the National Integrated Food Safety Initiative - Listeria monocytogenes

Minimizing the risk of Listeria monocytogenes and other pathogens in dried foods (J. Sofos, Colorado State Univ., $479,223)

Control strategies for Listeria monocytogenes in food processing environments (M. Wiedmann, Cornell Univ., $534,287)

Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes biofilms by plasma-deposited antibacterial layers (A. Wong, Univ. of Wisconsin, $285,491)

1999 NRI Awards

NRI continued…..

Special Research Grants- 1999

Characterization of Antimicrobials and Risk Assessment of Listeria monocytogenes on Hot Dogs (J. Sebranek, Iowa State Univ., $275,000)

Quantitation of Listeria monocytogenes in RTE foods and Risk Assessment (D. Gombas, NFPA Research Foundation, $340,000)

Author: Mary Torrence, DVM, Ph.D., DACVPM, FACE
              National Program Leader for Food Safety
              Cooperative State Research,  Education and
                Extension Service (CSREES)

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