S294: Quality and Safety of Fresh-cut Vegetables and Fruits

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

01/19/2019

Abeysundara PDA, Dhowlaghar N, Nannapaneni R, Schilling MW, Chang S, Mahmoud B, Sharma CS, Ma DP. 2017. Growth and biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes in cantaloupe flesh and peel extracts on four food-contact surfaces at 22° C and 10° C. Food Control 80: 131-142.

Abeysundara PDA, Dhowlaghar N, Nannapaneni R, Schilling MW, Mahmoud B, Sharma CS, Ma DP. 2018. Salmonella enterica growth and biofilm formation in flesh and peel cantaloupe extracts on four food-contact surfaces. International Journal of Food Microbiology 280: 17-26.

Almenar, E. 2017. Packaging and shelf life of perishables. . PackagingIntegrity.com . https://www.packageintegrity.com/single-post/2017/09/29/Packaging-and-Shelf-Life-of-Perishables (accessed on 02 28 18).

Boz, Z., B.A. Welt, J.K. Brecht, W. Pelletier, E. McLamore, G.A. Kiker, and J.E. Butler. 2018. Review of challenges and advances in modification of food package headspace gases. J. Applied Packaging Res. 10: 62-97.

Brecht, J.K., Anne Plotto, Elizabeth A. Baldwin, Jinhe Bai, Sierra Jamir, Carlos Crisosto and Gayle Crisosto. 2017. Sensory quality of fresh-cut mango at the consumer level sampled through the year. Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc. 130: 158-164

Çekiç, S.K., J. De, M. Jubair and K.R. Schneider. 2017. Persistence of indigenous Escherichia coli in manure and manure-amended soil. J. Food Protect. 80(9): 1562-15473

Chopra, S., Dhumal, S., Abeli, P., Beaudry, R., Almenar, E. 2017. Metal-organic frameworks have utility in sorption and release of ethylene and 1-methylcyclopropene in fresh produce packaging.. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 130: 48-55

Hagan, L.L., Johnson, P. N. T., Sargent, S.A., Huber, D.J. and Berry, A.D. 2017. 1-methylcyclopropene treatment and storage conditions delay the ripening of plantain fruit while maintaining sensory characteristics of ampesi, the boiled food product. Intl. Food Research Journal. 24(2): 30-636

Makani, M.N., S.A. Sargent, L. Zotarelli, D.J. Huber and C.A. Sims. 2017. Harvest interval has greater effect on periderm maturity and storage quality of early-maturing, tablestock potato than nitrogen rate. HortScience. 52: 1390-1395

Manu, D., A. Mendonca, A. Daraba, J. Dickson, J. Sebranek, A. Shaw, and S. White. 2017. Antimicrobial efficacy of cinnamaldehyde against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in carrot juice and mixed berry juices at 4C and 12C. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 14(5): 302-307.

Razali, N.A., A.C. Nascimento Antunes, A.D. Berry, and S.A. Sargent. 2016. Postharvest storage temperature and coating effects on fruit quality of red-fleshed pitaya (Hylocereus costarricenses).. Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc. 129: 190-194

Razali, N.A., S.A. Sargent, A.D. Berry and J.K. Brecht. 2017. Harvest maturity affects fruit quality and postharvest behavior of red-fleshed pitaya fruit (Hylocereus costaricensis). Proc. Florida State Hort. Soc.. 130: 185-190

Sargent, S.A., A.D. Berry, J.K. Brecht, M. Santana, S. Zhang, and N. Ristow. 2017. Studies on quality of southern highbush blueberry cultivars: Effects of pulp temperature, impact and hydrocooling. . Acta Hort. . 1180: 497-502.

Schneider, K.R., De, J., Li, Y., Sreedharan, A., Goodrich Schneider, R., Danyluk, M.D., Pahl, D.M, Walsh, C.S., Todd-Searle, J., Schaffner, D.W., Kline, W. and Buchanan, R.L. 2017. Microbial evaluation of pre- and post-processed tomatoes from Florida, New Jersey and Maryland packinghouses. Food Control. 73: 511-517

Sreedharan, A., Li, Y., De, J., Gutierrez, A., Silverberg, R. and Schneider, K.R. 2017. Determination of optimum sanitizer levels for prevention of Salmonella cross-contamination of mature Round tomatoes in a laboratory model flume system. J. Food Protect. . 80(9): 1436-1442

Takeda, F., W.Q. Yang, C. Li, A. Freivalds, K. Sung, R. Xu, B. Hu, J. Williamson and S. Sargent. 2017. Applying new technologies to transform blueberry harvesting. Agronomy. 7(2): 33

Underthun, K., J. De, A. Gutierrez, R. Silverberg, and K.R. Schneider. 2017. Survival of Salmonella and Escherichia coli in two different soil types at Various moisture levels and temperatures. J. Food Protect. . 81(1): 150-157

Zhong, X.Y.; Siddiq, M.; Sogi, D.S.; Harte, B.; Dolan, K.D.; Almenar, E. 2017. Effect of microwave steamable bag design on the preservation of ascorbic acid and antioxidant capacity and on the physical properties of cooked frozen vegetables: A case study on broccoli (Brassica oleracea).. LWT- Food Science and Technology. 83: 165-171

Activities:
Schneider, with Danyluk, Goodrich and Ritenour (FL) conducted 35 Produce Safety Alliance trainings on FSMA for industry and university professionals.

Presentations.
Almenar, E. Materiales y tecnologías para envasado de alimentos y bebidas. Aplicaciones innovadoras. Food Pack Summit 2017 September 27, 2017. Mexico City, Mexico. Oral

Almenar, E. Trends in food packaging. Spring 2017 seminar program organized by the Southern Illinois University chemistry department March 10, 2017. Carbondale, IL, USA Oral

Almenar, E. Shelf-life prediction of packaged foods. 1st Food Aid Packaging Solutions Workshop Series. A USAID, USDA, and MSU Collaborative effort. May 24, 2017. East Lansing, MI, USA. Oral

Almenar, E. Food packaging trends. Workshop for the International Packaging Institute. September 13, 2017. East Lansing, Michigan, USA. Oral

Awalgaonkar, G., Almenar, E. Impact of temperature and relative humidity on the ethylene sorption capacity of selected scavengers. . The 2017 United Fresh Convention. June 14, 2017. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Poster

Brecht, J.K. New technology in postharvest plastics. ASHS annual meeting. September 17-22, 2017. Waikaloa, Hawaii

Brecht, J.K. Modified atmospheres: Benefits and risks to fresh-cut produce. Fresh?Cut Products: The Science and Art of Quality and Safety. September 26-28, 2017. Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K. Fresh?cut quality Issues regarding cell integrity, translucency & juice leakage. Fresh?Cut Products: The Science and Art of Quality and Safety. September 26-28, 2017. Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K. Banana, mango, pineapple, citrus. Fresh?Cut Products: The Science and Art of Quality and Safety. September 26-28, 2017. Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K. Sweet corn, cucumbers, squash. Fresh?Cut Products: The Science and Art of Quality and Safety. September 26-28, 2017. Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K., Anne Plotto , Elizabeth A. Baldwin, Jinhe Bai , Carlos Crisosto and Gayle Crisosto. Sensory quality of fresh-cut mango at the consumer level sampled through the year. FSHS annual meeting. June 4-6, 2017. Tampa, FL

Danyluk, M., Keith Schneider, Renee Goodrich and Mark Ritenour. Produce safety alliance training.. Course taught 35 times. 2017. Various locations in Florida

De, J., A. Sreedharan, Y. Li, A. Gutierrez, S. Sargent, K.R. Schneider. Comparison of forced-air cooling and hydrocooling on the microbial quality control of Florida blueberries. IAFP annual meeting. July 9-12, 2017. Tampa, FL

De, J., B. Bertoldi, A. Gutierrez, M. Jubair, S. Sargent, K.R. Schneider. Effect of postharvest cooling on the microbial quality and storage of Florida peaches. IAFP annual meeting. July 9-12, 2017. Tampa, FL

De, J., A. Sreedharan, A. Gutierrez, Y. Li, M. Jubair, K.R. Schneider. Microbial evaluation of preprocessed and postprocessed tomatoes from Florida packinghouses during 2013 to 2015. IAFP annual meeting. July 9-12, 2017. Tampa, FL

Dhowlaghar N, Qian S, Schilling WS, Nannapaneni R "Survival of acid stress adapted cells of Listeria monocytogenes serotypes 1/2a and 4b in commonly used disinfectants in broth and water" Arkansas Association of Food Protection 19-Sep-17 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Guamán, F.J., Steven A. Sargent, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Adrian D. Berry and Merce Santana. . Potential of partial cooling to expand handling options for fresh market strawberry. . FSHS annual meeting. June 4-6, 2017. Tampa, FL

Jackson-Davis, A., Aubrey Mendonca, Floyd Woods, and Salam Khan. Antibacterial Efficacy of Eugenol against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in Unpasteurized Apple Juice Produced in Juice
Bars and Held at 4°C. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 2017, Tampa, Florida.

Lopez, K., Fehlberg, J. A., Oglesby, M.B., Lee, C-L., Ryser, E., Harte, J., Cho, S., Rubino, M., Almenar, E. Novel antimicrobial pouch to extend produce shelf life: a case study on blueberries. The 2017 United Fresh Convention. June 14, 2017. Chicago, Illinois, USA. Poster

Lopez, K., Fehlberg, J. A., Oglesby, M.B., Ryser, E., Harte, J., Cho, S., Rubino, M., Almenar, E. Development of a novel antimicrobial pouch made of polyethylene terephthalate coated with a UV-curable formulation containing 2-(E)-hexenal and its effects on blueberry shelf life. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo (IFT 2017). June 28, 2017. Las Vegas, NV, USA. Oral

Manu, D., Mendonca, A., Daraba, A., Dickson, J.S, Sebranek, J., Shaw, A., and A DiSpirito. 2017. Cinnamaldehyde Enhances the Killing Effect of High-pressure Processing against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Enterica in Refrigerated (4°C) Carrot and Berry Juices. Poster Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Mendonca, A. F. Raw Juice Characteristics: Influence on Pathogen Survival. Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, Tampa, FL., July 9-12, 2017.

Mendonca, A., Manu, D., Wang, F., Daraba, A. and A. Shaw. 2017. Antibacterial Efficacy of Geraniol against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in Carrot Juice and a Mixed Berry Juice Held at 4°C. Poster Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Overdiep, J., Shaw, A., Strohbehn, C., and L. Naeve. 2017. Development of a FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule Audit Checklist for Fruit and Vegetable Processors. Poster Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Perry, B., Enderton, A., Strohbehn, C., Shaw, A., and L. Naeve. 2017. North Central Region Produce Needs Assessment of FSMA Produce Safety Rule. Poster Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Razali, N.A., Steven A. Sargent, Adrian D. Berry and Jeffrey K. Brecht. Harvest maturity stage affects fruit quality and postharvest behavior of red-fleshed pitaya (Hylocereus costaricenses). . FSHS annual meeting. June 4-6, 2017. Tampa, FL

Razali, N.A., Steven A. Sargent, Charles A. Sims, Jeffrey K. Brecht, Adrian D. Berry, and Guiwen W Cheng". Potential of postharvest coatings to maintain freshness of red-fleshed pitaya (Hylocereus costaricenses).. ASHS annual meeting. September 17-22, 2017. Waikaloa, Hawaii

Sargent, S.A. Quality of small fruits – Trends and opportunities.. VII Meeting of Small Fruits and Native Fruits in MercoSul countries. Embrapa Clima Temperado. 1-Aug-17. Pelotas, RS, Brazil

Shaw, A., R. McGorrin, D. Reed, C. Callan, and M. Danyluk. 2017. National and Regional FSMA Training Centers: Application of Lessons Learned. Round table Oral Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Shaw, A., Oyarzabel, O., Deng, K., and J. Rogers. 2017. Tools to Improve Interactive Food Safety Training for Small Food Facilities. Oral Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Spruit, D., Almenar, E. Step isotherm research considering porous materials for water adsorption/desorption analysis. 2017 Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE). . July 26, 2017. East Lansing, MI, USA. Poster

Strohbehn, C., A. Shaw, and L. Naeve. 2017. The Impact of Online Modules on Farmers Market Vendors’ and Managers’ Knowledge about Good Agriculture Practices. Poster Presentation: 2017 National Extension Tourism Conference. Galveston, TX.

Thomas-Popo, E., Aubrey Mendonca, Samuel Kiprotich, Floyd Woods, and Armitra Jackson-Davis. Antimicrobial Effectiveness of Eugenol or Geraniol Alone or Combined against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in Pineapple Juice Held at 4°C. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, July 9-12, 2017, Tampa, Florida.

Wang, F., Mendonca, A., Daraba, A., Zhang, Y., Manu, D., Shaw, A., and B. Brehm-Stecher. 2017. Influence of Desiccation on Survival and Dry-heat Resistance of Long-term-survival Phase Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella PT 30 on Paper Discs and Raw Almonds. Poster Presentation: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Wilson, L. 2017. Aronia jam and jelly composition and the federal standards. Midwest Aronia Association Annual Conference. Kansas.

Conference. Organized the Fresh-cut Products Workshop at UC Davis. (CA)

12/01/2019

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