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

Video


(12 mentions)

Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UT’s 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

Validating Responses to a Food Safety Survey with Observations of Food Preparation Behaviors Among Limited Resource Populations.  Moore, Carla J., C. L. Sweet, and K. L. Franck.  2019.  Food Protection Trends, Vol 39, No. 6, p. 449–460. [Abstract]

Cross-resistance to phage infection in Listeria monocytogenes serotype 1/2a Trudelle, D., D. W. Bryan, L. K. Hudson, and T. Denes.  2019.  Food Microbiology. [Abstract]

Spanish Food Safety Poster Series, Excluyendo animales y vida silvestre.  Wszelaki, A. L., F. J. Critzer, M. Schermann, J. Harrison, and E. Rogers.  2018.  UT Extension.

Spanish Food Safety Poster Series, Agua de Riego.  Wszelaki, A. L., F. J. Critzer, M. Schermann, J. Harrison, and E. Rogers.  2018.  UT Extension.

Spanish Food Safety Poster Series, Empacadora.  Wszelaki, A. L., F. J. Critzer, M. Schermann, J. Harrison, and E. Rogers.  2018.  UT Extension.

Spanish Food Safety Poster Series, Rastreabilidad y transporte.  Wszelaki, A. L., F. J. Critzer, M. Schermann, J. Harrison, and E. Rogers.  2018.  UT Extension.

Spanish Food Safety Poster Series, Salud e higiene de los trabajadores.  Wszelaki, A. L., F. J. Critzer, M. Schermann, J. Harrison, and E. Rogers.  2018.  UT Extension.

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 adolescents’ 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..