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

03/01/2021

Publications
Kargar, M., F.M.Woods, M.M. Wall, R.J. Kessler, E. Vinson III, E.G. Fonsah, R.B. Jeganathan, and N. Larsen. 2019. Screening underutilized banana for carotenoid content: Consumer acceptance and potential health benefits. Journal of the American Pomological Society 73(4):198-205

Thomas-Popo, E., A. Mendonca, J. Dickson, A. Shaw, S. Coleman, A. Daraba, A. Jackson-Davis, and F. Woods. 2019. Isoeugenol significantly inactivates Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica, and Listeria monocytogenes in refrigerated tyndallized pineapple juice with added Yucca schidigera extract. Food Control 106:106727

Baldwin, E.A. and J.K. Brecht. 2020. Advances in the use of barrier coatings and additives in the preservation of fresh horticultural produce, p. 91-115. In: C. Watkins (ed.). Advances in Postharvest Management of Horticultural Produce. Burleigh Dodds, Cambridge, U.K.

Belisle, C.E., S.A. Sargent, and J.K. Brecht. 2018. Trimming sweetcorn shanks better maintains total sugars and water content of kernels during storage. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 131:189-192

De, J., Y. Li, A. Sreedharan, R. Goodrich Schneider, A. Gutierrez, M. Jubair, M.D. Danyluk, K.R. Schneider. 2018. A three-year survey of Florida packinghouses to determine microbial loads on pre- and post-processed tomatoes. Food Control 86:383-388

Gurtler, J.B, N.A. Harlee, A.M. Smelser and K.R. Schneider. 2018. Salmonella enterica contamination of market fresh tomatoes: A review. J. Food Protect. 81(7):1193-1213 https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-395

Bardsley, C.A., L.N. Truitt, R.C. Pfunter, M.D. Danyluk, S.L. Rideout, L.K. Shawn. 2019. Growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella on whole and sliced cucumbers. J. Food. Prot. 82:301-309

Brecht, J.K., S.A. Sargent, P.E. Brecht, J. Saenz, and L. Rodowick. 2019. J.K. Brecht (ed.). Protecting Perishable Foods During Transport by Truck or Rail. University of Florida and USDA AMS, Gainesville, Fla., HS1328, 204 p.

De, J., A. Sreedharan, Y. Li, A. Gutierre, J.K. Brecht, S.A. Sargent, and K.R. Schneider. 2019. Comparing the efficacy of postharvest cooling methods to enhance fruit quality and reduce Salmonella in artificially inoculated southern highbush blueberry. HortTechnology 29:314-319

Plotto, A., J.K. Brecht, J. Bai, E. Baldwin, E. Branca, D. Wood., C. Abrahan, S. Stahl, and Y. Xie. 2019. Overcoming limitations for processing riper mango fruit for fresh–cut mango. Final Report to the National Mango Board

Schneider, K.R., D.L. Archer, R. Goodrich Schneider, G.L. Baker, M.D. Danyluk, and C. Thomas. 2019. The Food Recall Manual (Version 2). University of Florida, IFAS Press, Gainesville, FL.

Tokarskyy, O. and K.R. Schneider. 2019. Influence of temperature, humidity, and diluent type on survival of Salmonella spp. on the surface of raw tomatoes. Potravinarstvo. 13(1):325-330 https://doi.org/10.5219/1121

Wang, L., E.A. Baldwin, W. Luo, W. Zhao, J. Brecht, and J. Bai. 2019. Key tomato volatile compounds during postharvest ripening in response to chilling and pre-chilling heat treatments. Postharv. Biol. Technol. 154:11-20 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2019.04.013

Brecht, J.K. 2020. Fresh-cut mango: Requirements and recommendations, p. 495-500. In: R. Beaudry and M.I. Gil (eds.). Controlled and Modified Atmosphere for Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce. Academic.

Brecht, J.K. 2020. Fresh and fresh-cut sweetpotato: Requirements and recommendations, p. 629-633. In: R. Beaudry and M.I. Gil (eds.). Controlled and Modified Atmosphere for Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce. Academic.

Brecht, J.K., E. Pliakoni, and K. Batziakias. 2020. The impact of temperature on atmosphere requirements and effects: The limits of design and utility for CA/MA/MAP, p. 147-166. In: R. Beaudry and M.I. Gil (eds.). Controlled and Modified Atmosphere for Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce. Academic.

Brecht, J.K., I. Uysal, M. C. N. Nunes, J. P. Emond, S. Mercier, and U. McCarthy. 2020. Smart distribution to maintain shelf-life of horticultural produce, p. 409-432. In: C. Watkins (ed.). Advances in Postharvest Management of Horticultural Produce. Burleigh Dodds, Cambridge, U.K.

de Frias J.A., Y. Luo, B. Zhou, B. Zhang, D.T. Ingram, K. Vorst, J.K. Brecht, and J. Stommel. 2020. Effect of door opening frequency and duration of an enclosed refrigerated display case on product temperatures and energy consumption. Food Control 111:107044 (8 p.) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107044

Wang, F., Mendonca, A., Brehm-Stecher, B., Dickson, J., Dispirito, A., and A. Shaw. 2018. Long-term-survival phase cells of Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028 have significantly greater resistance to ultraviolet radiation in 0.85% saline and apple juice. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 15(9):538-543

Bai, J., Baldwin, E., Tsantili, E., Plotto, A., Sun, X., Wang, L., Kafkaletou, M., Wang, Z., Narciso, J., Zhao, W., Xu, S., Seavert, C., and Yang, W. 2019. Modified humidity clamshells to reduce moisture loss and extend storage life of small fruits. Food Packaging and Shelf Life 22:100376 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fpsl.2019.100376

Bowman, K.D., McCollum, G., Plotto, A., and Bai, J. 2019. Minnie finger lime: a new novelty citrus cultivar. HortScience 54:1425-1428 https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13622-18

Whitaker, V.M., Peres, N.A., Osorio, L.F., Fan, Zhen, do Nascimento Nunes, M.C., Plotto, and A., Sims, C.A. 2019 ‘Florida Brilliance’ strawberry. HortScience 54:2073-2077 https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14327-19

Li, J., Di, T., and Bai, J. 2019. Distribution of volatile compounds in different fruit structures in four tomato cultivars. Molecules 24:2594-2019 https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24142594

Sun, X.N., Baldwin, E.A., and Bai, J. 2019. Applications of gaseous chlorine dioxide on postharvest handling and storage of fruits and vegetables – A review. Food Control 95:18-26 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.07.044.

Sun, X.N., Cameron, R.G., and Bai, J. 2019. Microencapsulation and antimicrobial activity of carvacrol in a pectin-alginate matrix. Food Hydrocolloids. 92:69-73 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.01.006.

Marín, A., Plotto, A., Atarés, L., and Chiralt, A. 2019. Lactic acid bacteria incorporated into edible coatings to control fungal growth and maintain postharvest quality of grapes. HortScience 54:337-343. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13661-18

Endo, H., Ose, K., Bai, J., and Imahori,Y. 2019. Effect of hot water treatment on chilling injury incidence and antioxidative responses of mature green mume (Prunus mume) fruit during low temperature storage. Scientia Horticulturae 246:550-556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.11.015

Bhullar, M., Shaw, A., Hannan, J., and S. Andrews. 2019. Extending the holding time for agricultural water testing method EPA 1603 for produce growers. Water: 11 (10): 2020; https://doi.org/10.3390/w11102020

Shaw, A., and K. Helterbran. 2018. Development of a food safety training for prison farm: Challenges and opportunity. Journal of Extension: 56(7):7IAW8 https://joe.org/joe/2018december/iw8.php?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018december

Overdiep, J., and A. Shaw. 2019. Development of a FSMA human food audit checklist for food processors. Journal of Extension: 57 (3): 3TOT4 https://www.joe.org/joe/2019june/tt4.php

Gomez, C., Currey, C., Dickson, R., Kim, H., Hernández, R., Sabeh, N., Raudales, R., Brumfield, R., Laury-Shaw, A., Wilke, A., and S. Burnett. 2019. Controlled Environment Food Production for Urban Agriculture. HortScience: 54 (9):1448-1458.

Perry, B., Shaw, A., Johnsen, E., Enderton, A., Strohbehn, C., and L. Naeve. 2019. Assessment of midwest growers’ needs for compliance with The Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. Food Protection Trends: 39(3):212-217.

Strohbehn, C., Enderton, A., Shaw, A., B. Perry, Overdiep, J. and L. Naeve. 2019. What do growers’ need to comply with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule? Journal of Extension: 56(7):7RIB1 https://joe.org/joe/2018december/rb1.php

da Rocha Neto, A.C., Beaudry, R., Maraschin, M., Di Piero, R.M., and Almenar, E. 2019. Double-bottom antimicrobial packaging for apple shelf-life extension. Food Chemistry 279:379-388 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.12.021

Pranata, M.P., González-Buesa, J., Chopra, S., Kim, K., Pietri, Y., Ng, P.K.W., Matuana, L.M., and Almenar, E. 2019. Egg white protein film production through extrusion and calendering processes and its suitability for food packaging applications. Food and Bioprocess Technology 12:714-727. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11947-019-2248-0

Fehlberg, J., Lee, C-L., Matuana, L., Almenar, E. 2019. Orange peel waste from juicing as raw materials for plastic composites intended for use in food packaging. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 137:48841 https://doi.org/10.1002/app.48841

Jayeola, V., Jeong, S., Almenar, E., Marks, B., Vorst, K., Brown, W., and Ryser, E. 2019. Predicting the growth of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella typhimurium in diced celery, onions, and tomatoes during simulated commercial transport, retail storage, and display. Journal of Food Protection 82(2):287-300. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-277

Bansal, M., Nannapaneni, R., Kode, D., Chang, S., Sharma, C., McDaniel, C., and Kiess, A. 2019. Rugose morphotype in Salmonella typhimurium and S. heidelberg induced by sequential exposure to subinhibitory NaOCl aids in biofilm tolerance to lethal NaOCl on polystyrene and stainless steel surfaces. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:2704.

Abeysundara, P., Dhowlaghar, N., and Nannapaneni, R. 2019. Influence of cold stress on the survival of Listeria monocytogenes Bug600 and ScottA in lethal alkali, acid and oxidative stress. LWT - Food Science and Technology 100:40-47.

Dhowlaghar, N., Shen, Q., Nannapaneni, R., Schilling, M. W., and Samala, A. 2019. Survival of acid stress adapted cells of Listeria monocytogenes serotypes 1/2a and 4b in commonly used disinfectants in broth and water models. LWT Food Science and Technology 109:201-206.

Presentations
Kargar, M. (Presenter), F.M. Woods, M.M. Wall, E.G. Fonsah, J.R. Kessler, K. Shetty, R.B. Jeganathan, and N. Larsen. Influence of maturity on physiochemical quality of genomically diverse banana (Musa spp.) cultivars. 82nd Annual Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science, Feb 2-4, 2018, Jacksonville, FL

Kargar, M. (Presenter), F.M. Woods, M.M. Wall, E.G. Fonsah, J.R. Kessler, K. Shetty, R.B. Jeganathan, and N. Larsen. Preliminary study of enzymatic browning susceptivility in banana peel and pulp tissues in relation to genotype and ripening. 115th Annual American Society for Horticultural Science, July 31-August 3, 2018, Washington, D.C.

Woods, F.M. (Presenter), A. Gebrekidan, E. Coneva, E. Vinson, K. Shetty, D. Sarkar, B.D. Blasius and A. Caylor. Influence of cultivar, environment and growing season on phytochemical properties of Alabama-grown Rabbiteye blueberries (Vaccinium ashei Reade). 4th NDSU Annual Conference on Food for Health, July 8 - 11, 2018, Fargo, North Dakota

Miranda, M. (Presenter), Marcos, D., Garrido Assis, O.B., Sun, X., Ference, C., Plotto, A., Bai, J., Baldwin, E. Effect of ginger essential oil on citrus fruit decay when applied in a nano-emulsion coating.

Becerra, C. (Presenter), Plotto, A., Du, X. Strawberry flavor reconstitution and the impact of methyl anthranilate on strawberry flavor. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Jun-19, New Orleans, LA

Bai, J. (Presenter), Sun, X., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A. Chlorine dioxide as a tool for food safety and reduction of postharvest decay. Specialty Crops Block Grant Showcase, 29-Oct-19, Gainesville, FL

Bai, J. (Presenter), Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Driggers, R.E., Stover, E.W. Classification of USDA orange-mandarin hybrids using volatile profiles. American Chemical Society (ACS), 31-Mar-19 , Orlando, FL

Ali, S. (Presenter), Plotto, A., Scully, B.T., Stover, E.W., Pisani, C., Ritenour, M., Bai, J. Fatty acid composition and aroma volatile profiling of avocado germplasm from subtropical regions. American Chemical Society (ACS), 31-Mar-19, Orlando, FL

Marin, A. (Presenter), Baldwin, E.A., Bai. J., Wood, D.R., Brecht, J., Plotto, A. Edible coatings as carriers of antioxidant compounds to maintain appealing appearance of fresh cut mango. Florida State Horticultural Society, 10-Jun-19, Orlando, FL

Marin, A. (Presenter), Sun, X., Miranda, M., Ference, C.M., Bai, J., Ritenour, M., Plotto, A. Optimizing essential oil applications to prevent postharvest decay in strawberries. Florida State Horticultural Society, 10-Jun-19, Orlando, FL

Belisle, C.E. (Presenter), Kim, J., Sargent, S.A., Brecht, J.K., and Sandoya, G.V. "Reducing pink rib, a stress-induced disorder in lettuce. Plant Science Symposium 2018, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Belisle, C.E. (Presenter), Kim, J., Sargent, S.A., Brecht, J.K., and Sandoya, G.V. Mitigating pink discoloration in lettuce. Everglades Research & Education Center Open House. [Poster], 2019, Belle Glade, FL

Belisle, C. (presenter), G.V. Sandoya, S.A. Sargent, and J. K. Brecht. Developing a methodology to screen Lactuca sativa cultivars and breeding lines to predict shelf life potential. Florida State Horticultural Society Annual Meeting, 2019, Orlando, FL

Bertoldi, B. (Presenter), J. De, C. Baker, C. Pabst, A. Gutierrez and K.R. Schneider. Determining water quality and bacterial load on tomatoes in flume tanks from Florida packinghouses. International Assoc. of Food Protection, 2019, Louisville, KY

Brecht, J.K. (Keynote Presenter). The physiological basis of fresh–cut fruit and vegetable differences. ISHS IV International Conference on Fresh-Cut Produce, 2019, Taian, China

Brecht, J.K. (Presenter). Fresh–cut quality issues regarding cell integrity, translucency & juice leakage. Fresh–Cut Products: Maintaining Quality and Safety Workshop, 2019, Univ. of Calif., Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K. (Presenter). Modified atmospheres: Benefits and risks to fresh–cut produce. Fresh–Cut Products: Maintaining Quality and Safety Workshop, 2019, Univ. of Calif., Davis, CA

Brecht, J.K. (Presenter). Transportation and distribution issues. Fresh–Cut Products: Maintaining Quality and Safety Workshop, 2019, Univ. of Calif., Davis, CA

De, J. (Presenter), Bertoldi B., Pabst, C.R., Baker C.A., Brecht J.K., Sargent S.A., and Schneider K.R. Comparing efficacy of hydrocooling with different concentrations of free chlorine in reducing microbial load from whole corn. Poster #P1-22. International Assoc. of Food Protection, 2019, Louisville, KY

De J. (Presenter), Bertoldi B., Pabst, C.R., Baker C.A., Gutierrez A., Sargent S.A., and Schneider K.R. Evaluation of hydrocooling with two different sanitizers in reducing microbial load from whole corn and their shelf life. Poster #P1-119. International Assoc. of Food Protection, 2019, Louisville, KY

Theodore, C. (Presenter), S.A. Sargent, J.K. Brecht, and L. Zotarelli. Cooling method affects postharvest quality of new breeding lines and commercial broccoli cultivars in Florida. Florida State Horticultural Society Annual Meeting, 2019, Orlando, FL

Theodore, C. (Presenter), S.A. Sargent, J.K. Brecht, and L. Zotarelli. Effect of cooling methods on postharvest quality of commercial broccoli cultivars grown in Florida. American Society for Horticultural Science, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Xie, Y., J.K. Brecht (Presenter), C. Abrahan, Y. Luo, and E.R. Bornhorst. Minimizing quality deterioration of fresh–cut baby spinach by retrofitting refrigerated retail display cases with doors. (e-Poster). ISHS IV International Conference on Fresh-Cut Produce, 2019, Taian, China
Almenar, E. (Presenter). New Packaging materials for fresh-cut produce. IV International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce, August 14, 2019, Taian, Shandong, China

Spruit, D. (Presenter), Almenar, E., Peters, A., Salva, S. Project E-COMMFOOD. Phase 1:E-commerce food packaging market study. ISTA. The Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference 2019, October 2, 2019, Chicago, IL

Fehlberg, J. (Presenter), Almenar, E. Use of orange juicing waste for development of food packaging film. IFU Juice Conference 2019, May 27-30, 2019, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Kode, D. (Presenter), Nannapaneni, R., Bansal, M., Cheng, W.-H., Sharma, C., Kiess, A. Homologous stress adaptation in four strains of Listeria monocytogenes to quaternary ammonium compounds after sublethal exposure. Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, 7/21/2019 to 7/24/2019, Louisville, KY

Kode, D. (Presenter), Nannapaneni, R., Bansal, M., Cheng, W.-H., Sharma, C., Kiess, A. Heterologous stress adaptation to gentamicin in four strains of Listeria monocytogenes after sublethal adaptive response to quaternary ammonium compound (QAC). Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, 7/21/2019 to 7/24/2019, Louisville, KY

Kode, D. (Presenter) and Nannapaneni, R. Stress adaptation in Listeria monocytogenes to quaternary ammonium compound (QAC) after sublethal exposure. Summer Student Science Symposium of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 7/11/19, Mississippi State University, MS

 

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