T6 Technical Session 6 - Produce

Tuesday, July 30, 2013: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
213D (Charlotte Convention Center)
Convenors: Kaiping Deng and Roy Costa


8:30 AM
Foodborne Viruses: Integration of Viral Risk in the HACCP Plan of a Food Company
Fabienne Loisy, CEERAM; Sandrine Hattet, Ceeram; Benoit Lebeau, CEERAM
8:45 AM
Role of Curli and Contamination Level on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Internalization into Organic Spinach Plants Grown on Hydroponics and in Soil
Dumitru Macarisin, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Jitu Patel, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Vijay Sharma, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS
9:00 AM
Survival of Generic Escherichia coli and Surrogate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Manure-amended Soils
June deGraft-Hanson, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Wilbert Long, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Natalia Macarisin, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; David Clark, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Corrie Cotton, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Fawzy Hashem, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Manan Sharma, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Patricia Millner, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS
9:15 AM
Survival of Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli, and Potential Surrogate Bacteria in Soil as Affected by the Addition of Fast Pyrolysis-generated Switchgrass Biochar
Joshua Gurtler, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Akwasi Boateng, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Rebecca Bailey, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; David Douds, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS
9:30 AM
Effects of Agricultural Practices on Salmonella Contamination in Tomato Fields
Ganyu Gu, Virginia Tech; Jie Zheng, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Christine Waldenmaier, Virginia Tech; Mark Reiter, Virginia Tech; Steven Rideout, Virginia Tech
9:45 AM
Identifying Field-level Risk Factors Associated with Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella Contamination in Produce Fields
Laura Strawn, Cornell University; Yrjo Grohn, Cornell University; Randy Worobo, Cornell University; Elizabeth Bihn, Cornell University; Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Survival of Listeria innocua, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica on Watermelon Surfaces during Storage and Postharvest Washing
Gabriela Lopez-Velasco, University of California-Davis; Trudy Pham, University of California-Davis; Polly Wei, University of California-Davis; Alejandro Tomas-Callejas, University of California-Davis; Adrian Sbodio, University of California-Davis; Trevor Suslow, University of California-Davis
10:45 AM
Survival of Salmonella enterica in Manure Dust on Spinach Leaves
Ruth Oni, University of Maryland-College Park; Manan Sharma, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; Shirley Micallef, University of Maryland-College Park; Robert Buchanan, University of Maryland-College Park
11:00 AM
Airborne Transport of Foodborne Pathogens from Bovine Manure to Lettuce and Tomato
Julia DeNiro, The Ohio State University; Douglas Doohan, The Ohio State University; Kenneth Shenge, The Ohio State University; Michael Kauffman, The Ohio State University; Sanja Ilic, The Ohio State University; Jeffrey LeJeune, The Ohio State University
11:15 AM
Impact of Extreme Climatic Events on Microbial Safety of Leafy Greens: Flooding
Irene Castro-Ibáñez, CEBAS-CSIC; Maria Gil, CEBAS-CSIC; Ana Allende, CEBAS-CSIC
11:30 AM
Assessing the Microbial Risk of Soil, Irrigation Water, and Farm Worker Hands to Produce Contamination on Farms and Packing Sheds Near the U.S.-Mexico Border
Juan Leon, Emory University; Faith Bartz, Emory University; Anna Fabiszewski de Aceituno, Emory University; Jacqueline Lickness, Emory University; Alice Parish, Emory University; Norma Heredia, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon; Santos Garcia, Universidad De Nuevo Leon; Lee-Ann Jaykus, North Carolina State University
11:45 AM
Impact of Riparian Forests on the Prevalence of Non-Pathogenic Escherichia coli Contamination in Produce Fields
Gina Ryan, Cornell University; Steven Warchocki, Cornell University; Laura Strawn, Cornell University; Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University; Peter Bergholz, North Dakota State University
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