T10 Technical Session 10 – Produce

Wednesday, August 3, 2016: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
242 (America's Center - St. Louis)
Convenors: Achyut Adhikari and Joshua Gurtler


8:30 AM
Developing Methods to Identify Surrogates for E. coli O157:H7 in Validation of Fresh Produce Washing Processes
Catherine Rolfe, Illinois Institute of Technology/IFSH; Arlette Shazer, U. S. Food and Drug Administration; Kaiping Deng, Illinois Institute of Technology/IFSH
8:45 AM
Elucidating Human Norovirus Attachment to the Surface of Strawberries
Jonathan Baugher, North Carolina State University; Lee-Ann Jaykus, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
Microbial Community Structure and Chemical Composition of Surface Waters: Implications for the Recreational Water Standards and Microbial Safety of Strawberries
Rayna Carter, North Carolina State University; Mara Massel, North Carolina State University; Franco Abad, North Carolina Department of Agriculture; Joe Hampton, North Carolina Department of Agriculture; Christopher Gunter, North Carolina State University; Penelope Perkins-Veazie, North Carolina State University; Eduardo Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, North Carolina State University
9:15 AM
The Transfer of Generic Escherichia coli from Simulated Wildlife Feces to and Die-off on Field-grown Lettuce in New York State
Daniel Weller, Cornell University; Jasna Kovac, Cornell University; Sherry Roof, Cornell University; David Kent, Cornell University; Jeffrey Tokman, Cornell University; Barbara Kowalcyk, RTI International; David Oryang, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Renata Ivanek, Cornell University; Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University
9:30 AM
Comparative Analysis of Listeria monocytogenes Strains from Outbreak Along with Those from Cantaloupe and Its Production Environment
Qiongqiong Yan, University of Maryland; Colette Le Bienvenu, University of Maryland; Dumitru Macarisin, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Eric Brown, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Yi Chen, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Jianghong Meng, University of Maryland
9:45 AM
Evaluating Sanitation Treatments in Five New Jersey Tomato Packinghouses for Controlling Indicator Organisms
Jennifer Todd-Searle, Rutgers University; Wesley Kline, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station; Michelle Danyluk, University of Florida; Donald W. Schaffner, Rutgers University
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Synergistic Effect of Multiple Low-Dosage Chemical Sanitizers Used at Industrial Practical Treatment Times in Combination with Freezing against Foodborne Pathogens on Blueberries
Shravani Tadepalli, University of Maine; Ryan Anderson, University of Maine; Vivian Chi-Hua Wu, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS-WRRC
10:45 AM
Minimal Thermal Treatments for Reducing Bacterial Population on Cantaloupe Rind Surfaces
Dike Ukuku, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS-ERRC; Sudarsan Mukhopadhyay, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS, Microbial Food Safety Group; David Geveke, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS; O. Modesto Olanya, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS, ERRC; Brendan Niemira, U.S. Department of Agriculture-ARS
11:15 AM
Factors Influencing the Formation of Conventional and Emerging Disinfection By-Products during Fresh-cut Produce Washing with Chlorine Sanitizer
Ching-Hua Huang, Georgia Institute of Technology; Wan-Ning Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology; Xi Chen, University of Georgia; Yen-Con Hung, University of Georgia
11:30 AM
Salmonella Newport Interacts with Plant-derived Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species on Tomato Fruit and Leaves
Angela Marie Ferelli, University of Maryland; Shirley A. Micallef, University of Maryland
11:45 AM
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