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Recent Publications

Decontamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp., and Listeria monocytogenes inoculated on cherry tomatoes by acidified sodium benzoate solution.  Chen, H., and Q. Zhong.  2016.  The 2016 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 16-19, Chicago, IL. Paper #E10-001.

Inactivation of Escherichia coli K12 on raw almonds using supercritical carbon dioxide and thyme oil.  Chen, H., Y. Guan, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  The 2016 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, July 16-19, Chicago, IL. Paper #P04-043.

Seasonal variation in the antibacterial activity of latex-like resin from Sciadopitys verticillata Gwinn, K. D., D. I. Yates, B. H. Ownley, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Phytopathology, 106(Suppl. 4):S4.49. American Phytopathological Society annnual meeting, July 30-August 3, Tampa, FL.

Inhibition of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytognes growth in milk and cantaloupe juice by thymol nanoemulsions prepared with gelatin and lecithin.  Xue, J., P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  Food Control, 73: 1499-1507.

Antibacterial Activity and Chemical Characterization of Resin from Sciadopitys verticillata (Thunb.) Siebold and Zuccarini.  Yates, D. I.  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Concentrated ethanol-derived switchgrass extractives inhibit plant and foodborne pathogens Bruce, A., H. B. Korotkin, B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, L. M. Kline, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.20, Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. Pasadena, Ca. Aug 1-5, 2015.

Biological toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) against the luxCDABE-based bioluminescent bioreporter Escherichia coli 652T7.  Du L., K. Arnholt, S. Ripp, G. Sayler, S. Wang, C. Liang, J. Wang, and J. Zhuang.  2015.  Ecotoxicology, 24: 20492053 (not reported in 2015).

Biological toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) against the luxCDABE-based bioluminescent bioreporter Escherichia coli 652T7 Du, L.Y., K. Arnholt, S. A. Ripp, G. S. Sayler, S. Q. Wang, and J. Zhuang.  2015.  Ecotoxicology, 24(10), 2049-2053.

Utilization of Emulsified clove bud oil and thyme oil to inactivate Salmonella on cherry tomatoes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on baby spinach.  Gann, L., M. Harness, P. M. Davidson, Q. Zhong, and F. Critzer.  2015.  The 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 25-28, Portland, OR. Paper #P3-210.

Determination of the Thermal Inactivation Kinetics of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella enterica, and Escherichia coli O157:H7 and non-O157 in Buffer and a Spinach Homogenate.  Monu, E., M. Valladares, D. H. D'Souza, and P. M. Davidson.  2015.  Journal of Food Protection, 78(8):1467-71.

Efficacy of a commercial antimicrobial agent on organic produce against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica.  Simmons, E., F. Critzer, Q. Zhong, and P. M. Davidson.  2015.  The 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 25-28, Portland, OR. Paper #P3-116.

Monitoring Presence of Shiga Toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC), Salmonella and Indicator Microbes within Rainwater Catchment Systems.  Smith, D., S. Gorman, B. G. Leib, M. Zheng, A. L. Wszelaki, and F. Critzer.  2015.  Journal of Food Protection, Supplement A, 78:122, Portland, OR, July 25-28, 2015.