T7 Technical Session 7 – Produce #1

Monday, July 27, 2015: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
C124 (Oregon Convention Center)
Convenors: Tong-Jen Fu and Angela Valadez

Presentations

8:30 AM
Produce Outbreaks, United States, 1998–2013
Sarah Bennett, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Samir Sodha, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Tracy Ayers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; L. Hannah Gould, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Robert Tauxe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
8:45 AM
Persistence and Internalization of Listeria monocytogenes in Romaine Lettuce
Archana Shenoy, Purdue University; Haley Oliver, Purdue University; Amanda Deering, Purdue University
9:00 AM
Persistence and Internalization of Salmonella on/in Organic Spinach Sprout: Exploring the Contamination Route
Govindaraj Dev Kumar, University of Arizona; Sadhana Ravishankar, University of Arizona; Jitu Patel, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS
9:15 AM
On‐farm Evaluation of the Prevalence of Human Enteric Bacterial Pathogens during the Production of Melons in California and Arizona
Trevor Suslow, University of California; Adrian Sbodio, University of California; Janneth Pinzon, University of California, Davis; Gabriela Lopez-Velasco, University of California; Renee Leong, University of California; Polly Wei, University of California, Davis; Lindsay Derby, University of California, Davis; Govindraj Kumar, University of Arizona; Sadhana Ravishankar, University of Arizona; Lee Ann Richmond, University of California
9:30 AM
Effect of Postharvest Practices on Cantaloupe Colonization by Listeria monocytogenes
Dumitru Macarisin, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Yi Chen, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Antonio J. De Jesús, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Irene Tchagou, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Peter Evans, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
9:45 AM
Baseline Assessment of the Prevalence of Salmonella and Listeria on Cantaloupe and in Select Melon Production Environments in Arizona
Govindaraj Dev Kumar, University of Arizona; Janneth Pinzon-Avila, University of California; Trevor Suslow, University of California; Sadhana Ravishankar, University of Arizona
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Effect of Thermal and Non-thermal Treatments on Bacterial Populations on Melon Rind Surfaces
Dike Ukuku, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS-ERRC; Sudarsan Mukhopadhyay, Microbial Food Safety Grp., ARS, USDA; Modesto Olanya, USDA-ARS-ERRC
10:45 AM
Evaluating the Effect of Cover Crops on the Survival and Growth Dynamics of Foodborne Bacterial Indicators in Soil and on Cantaloupes Grown Organically
Neiunna Reed-Jones, University of Maryland, College Park; Sasha Marine, University of Maryland; Kathryne Everts, University of Maryland; Shirley Micallef, University of Maryland
11:00 AM
Practical Validation of Surface Pasteurization of Cantaloupe
Chelsea Kaminski, University of California; Adrian Sbodio, University of California; Renee Leong, University of California; Trevor Suslow, University of California
11:15 AM
A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Sanitizing Treatments on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Counts in Fresh Produce
Vasco Cadavez, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Braganza; Ursula Gonzales-Barron, School of Agriculture, Polytechnic Institute of Braganza; Leonardo do Prado Silva, University of Campinas; Anderson de Souza Sant'Ana, University of Campinas
11:30 AM
Post-harvest Reduction of Coliphage MS2 from Romaine Lettuce during Simulated Commercial Processing with and without a Chlorine-based Sanitizer
Samantha Wengert, Michigan State University; Tiong Gim Aw, Michigan State University; Elliot Ryser, Michigan State University; Joan Rose, Michigan State University
11:45 AM
Prevalence and Diversity of Salmonella enterica spp. in Irrigation Water, Poultry Litter and Amended Soils on the Eastern Shore of Virginia
Ganyu Gu, Virginia Tech; Jie Zheng, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Laura Strawn, Virginia Tech; Mark Reiter, Virginia Tech; Steven Rideout, Virginia Tech
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