Food safety Research


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Personnel

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

Nathan Miller
Extension Assistant I
Food Safety

Chika C. Okafor
Assistant Professor
Food Safety & Epidemiology

 

News

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2017 UTIA Luncheon, 11/8/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015

Changes Coming to AgResearch Administration, 9/17/2015

Food Safety: Best-by, Use-by, Sell-by Dates, 2/4/2015

Video


(12 mentions)

Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UTís Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.



(1 mention)

Hatcher Family Dairy 
Tennessee has lost roughly half its dairy farms in the past decade. But one family wants to keep its centuries-old operation going, and is adapting new production plans to sell their dairy products.


 

Recent Publications

Tackling Food Safety at Tailgates.  Burney, J. L.  2017.  News You Can Use.

German and British Consumer Willingness to Pay for Beef Labeled with Food Safety Attributes DeLong, K. L., C. Grebitus, G. Colson, and W. Hu.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68(2):451-470. [Abstract]

Using critical thinking styles to inform food safety behavior communication campaigns Leal, A., J. N. Rumble, and A. J. Lamm.  2017.  Journal of Applied Communications, 101(2): 19-32.

Exploring Florida residents' food safety knowledge and behaviors: A generational comparison Leal, A., T. K. Ruth, J. N. Rumble, and A. H. Simonne.  2017.  Food Control, 73: 1195-1202.

A novel approach to affecting adolescentsí food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.  Richards, J. K., M. Wenke, and J. W. Swart.  2017.  Proceedings of Consumer Food Safety Education Conference, January 26-27, 2017, Washington, D.C..

Examining the relationship of adolescentsí meal preparation frequency and food safety knowledge, food handling behaviors, and self-efficacy for food safety.  Wenke, M., J. W. Swart, and J. K. Richards.  2017.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists, June 2017.

Food Safety Risks Associated with Consumption of Raw Milk.  Critzer, F.  2016.  Extension Factsheet D28.

Irrigation Water, Food Safety Poster Series.  Critzer, F., A. L. Wszelaki, and M. Schermann.  2016.  UT Extension.

Packing Shed, Food Safety Poster Series.  Critzer, F., A. L. Wszelaki, and M. Schermann.  2016.  UT Extension.

Traceability and Transport, Food Safety Poster Series.  Critzer, F., A. L. Wszelaki, and M. Schermann.  2016.  UT ExtensionExtension.

Animal Exclusion, Food Safety Poster Series.  Critzer, F., A. L. Wszelaki, and M. Schermann.  2016.  UT Extension.

Food safety risk reduction by in-line disinfection for contaminated irrigation water on drip-irrigated cabbage.  Gorman, S., D. Smith, L. Dunn, A. L. Wszelaki, and F. Critzer.  2016.  Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 31- August 3, St. Louis, MO.