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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas P Oscar
Residue Chemistry and Predictive Microbiology
Research Food Technologist

Phone: (410) 651-6062
Fax: (410) 651-8498
Room 2111
FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BLDG.
UNIV OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE
PRINCESS ANNE, MD, 21853-1229

Projects
DATA ACQUISITION AND MODELING FOR POULTRY FOOD SAFETY
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420848

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Use of enrichment real tme-Polymerase Chain Reaction to enumerate Salmonella on chicken parts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Mar-14)
General regression neural network model for behavior of Salmonella on chicken meat during cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2014. General regression neural network model for behavior of Salmonella on chicken meat during cold storage. Journal of Food Science. 79(5):M978-M987.
Chlorine inactivation of non-resistant and antibiotic resistant strains of Salmonella Typhimurium isolated from chicken carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P., Rizwana, T., Parveen, S. 2013. Chlorine inactivation of non-resistant and antibiotic resistant strains of Salmonella Typhimurium isolated from chicken carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 76(6):1031-1034.
Validation of a predictive model for survival and growth of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 on chicken skin for extrapolation to a previous history of frozen storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2013. Validation of a predictive model for survival and growth of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 on chicken skin for extrapolation to a previous history of frozen storage. Journal of Food Protection. 76(6):1035-1040.
Initial contamination of chicken parts with Salmonella at retail and cross-contamination of cooked chicken with Salmonella from raw chicken during meal preparation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2013. Initial contamination of chicken parts with Salmonella at retail and cross-contamination of cooked chicken with Salmonella from raw chicken during meal preparation. Journal of Food Protection. 76:(1)33-39.
Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 at 30C is not affected by anatomical location on the chicken carcass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2012. Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 at 30C is not affected by anatomical location on the chicken carcass. Journal of Food Protection. 75(1)164-168.
Extrapolation of a predictive model for growth of a low inoculum size of Salmonella typhimurium DT104 on chicken skin to higher inoculum sizes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2011. Extrapolation of a predictive model for growth of a low inoculum size of Salmonella typhimurium DT104 on chicken skin to higher inoculum sizes. Journal of Food Protection. 74(10)1630-1638.
Innovative modeling approaches for risk assessment in food safety - (Book / Chapter)
Oscar, T.P. 2012. Innovative modeling approaches for risk assessment in food safety. Omics Technologies and Microbial Modeling in Food-borne Pathogens. Lancaster, PA: DEStech Publications, Inc. 389-422.
Development and validation of a predictive model for survival and growth of Salmonella on chicken skin stored at 4 to 12 deg C - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2011. Development and validation of a predictive model for survival and growth of Salmonella on chicken skin stored at 4 to 12 deg C. Journal of Food Protection. 74(2):279-284.
Plenary lecture: innovative modeling approaches applicable to risk assessments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2011. Plenary lecture: innovative modeling approaches applicable to risk assessments. Food Microbiology. 28:777-781.
Qualitative map of Salmonella contamination on the chicken carcass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P., Rutto, G.K., Ludwig, J.B., Parveen, S. 2010. Qualitative map of Salmonella contamination on the chicken carcass. Journal of Food Protection. 73:1596-1603.
Survival of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in retail broiler meat stored at -20, 4 and 12C, and development of predictive models of survival based on temperature and time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Speegle, L., Oscar, T.P., Nyati, H., Oyarzabal, O.A. 2010. Survival of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in retail broiler meat stored at -20, 4 and 12C, and development of predictive models of survival based on temperature and time. Journal of Food Protection. 73:1438-1446.
General regression neural network and Monte Carlo simulation model for survival and growth of Salmonella on raw chicken skin as a function of serotype, temperature and time for use in risk assessment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2009. General regression neural network and Monte Carlo simulation model for survival and growth of Salmonella on raw chicken skin as a function of serotype, temperature and time for use in risk assessment. Journal of Food Protection. 72(10):2078-2087.
Persistence of Salmonella Spp. on Chicken Skin after Exposure to An Italian Marinade - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P., Singh, M. 2009. Persistance of Salmonells spp. on Chicken Skin after Exposure to an Italian Marinade. Journal of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology. 17(3):369-382.
Food Risk Analysis - (Book / Chapter) - (25-Mar-09)
Development and Validation of a Predictive model for Listeria monocytogenes Scott A as a function of Temperature, pH and Lactate and Diacetate Mixture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abou-Zeid, K.A., Yoon,, K.S., Oscar, T.P., Whiting, R.C. 2009. Development and Validation of a Predictive model for Listeria monocytogenes Scott A as a function of Temperature, pH and Lactate and Diacetate Mixture. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 19(7):718-726.
Predictive Model for Survival and Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium Dt104 on Chicken Skin During Temperature Abuse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2009. PREDICTIVE MODEL FOR SURVIVAL AND GROWTH OF SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM DT104 ON CHICKEN SKIN DURING TEMPERATURE ABUSE. Journal of Food Protection. 72(2):304-314.
An enumeration method and sampling plan for mapping the number and distribution of a multiple antibiotic resistant strain (ATCC 700408) of Salmonella typhimurium DT104 on the carcass of Cornish game hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Mar-08)
Persistence of Salmonella Serotypes on Chicken Skin after Exposure to Kosher Salt and Rinsing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2008. Persistence of salmonella serotypes on chicken skin after exposure to kosher salt and rinsing. Journal of Food Safety. 28:389-399.
Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in broth as a function of temperature, pH, and potassium lactate and sodium diacetate concentrations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abou-Zeid, K.A., Yoon, K.S., Oscar, T.P., Schwarz, J.G., Hashem, F.M., Whiting, R.C. 2007. Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in broth as a function of temperature, pH, and potassium lactate and sodium diacetate concentrations. Journal of Food Protection. 70(11):2620-2625.
Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella spp. Recovered from Processed Poultry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parveen, S., Taabodi, M., Mohamed, T., Schwarz, J.P., Oscar, T.P., Harter-Dennis, J., Hubert, S., White, D. 2007. Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella spp. Recovered from Processed Poultry. Journal of Food Protection. 70(11):2466-2472.
Predictive Model for Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium Dt104 on Chicken Frankfurters - (Abstract Only)
Oscar, T.P. 2007. Predictive model for growth of salmonella typhimurium dt104 on chicken frankfurters. Abstract. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P2-69.
Predictive Model for Verification of Critical Control Points for Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium Dt104 on Chicken Frankfurters after Thermal Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2008. Predictive model for verification of critical control points for growth of salmonella typhimurium dt104 on chicken frankfurters after thermal processing. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 71(6):1135-1144.
An enumeration method and sampling plan for mapping the number and distribution of Salmonella on the chicken carcass - (Abstract Only)
Oscar, T.P. 2007. An enumeration method and sampling plan for mapping the number and distribution of Salmonella on the chicken carcass. Meeting Abstract. IAFP. P2-69.
Predictive Model for Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium Dt104 from Low Initial and High Initial Density on Ground Chicken with a Natural Microflora - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2007. Predictive model for growth of salmonella typhimurium dt104 from low initial and high initial density on ground chicken with a natural microflora. Food Microbiology. 24:640-651.
Development, Evaluation and Verification of a Tertiary Model for Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium on Cooked Chicken Breast Burger Portions in the Absence of Microbial Competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. Development, evaluation and verification of a tertiary model for growth of salmonella typhimurium on cooked chicken breast burger portions in the absence of microbial competition. Journal of Food Protection. 68(12): 2606-2613.
Development and Validation of Primary and Secondary Models for Lag Time and Specific Growth Rate of Listeria Monocytogenes Scott a in Broth - (Abstract Only)
Abou-Zeid, K.A., Yoon, K.S., Schwarz, J.G., Oscar, T.P., Hashem, F.M., Whiting, R. 2006. Development and validation of primary and secondary models for lag time and specific growth rate of listeria monocytogenes scott a in broth. [Abstract] American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Predictive Model for Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium Dt104 on Ground Chicken Breast Meat - (Abstract Only)
Oscar, T.P. 2006. Predictive model for growth of salmonella typhimurium dt104 on ground chicken breast meat. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. T4-04. pg. 83.
Characterization of Salmonella Spp. Isolated from Pre and Post-Chill Whole Broiler Carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Parveen, S., Taabodi, M., Mohammed, T., Schwarz, J., White, D., Oscar, T.P. 2006. Characterization of salmonella spp. isolated from pre- and post-chill whole broiler carcasses. [Abstract] International Association for Food Protection's Annual Meeting. P4-47. pg. 168.
Transformation of Escherichia Coli K-12 with a High Copy Plasmid Encoding the Green Fluorescent Protein of Aequorea Victoria Results in Reduced Fitness in the Form of Slower Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P., Dulal, K., Boucaud, D. 2006. Transformation of escherichia coli k-12 with a high copy plasmid encoding the green fluorescent protein of aequorea victoria results in reduced fitness in the form of slower growth. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 69. No.2. pages 276-281.
Variation among Batches of Freshly Ground Chicken Breast Meat Complicates the Modeling of Salmonella Growth Kinetics - (Proceedings)
Oscar, T.P. 2005. Variation among batches of freshly ground chicken breast meat complicates the modeling of Salmonella growth kinetics. International Association for Food Protection. Abstract. P4-07. p. 124.
Fitness Problems in Escherichia Coli K-12 Transformed with a High Copy Plasmid Encoding the Green Fluorescent Protein - (Proceedings)
Oscar, T.P., Dulal, K., Boucaud, D. 2005. Fitness problems in Escherichia coli k-12 transformed with a high copy plasmid encoding the green fluorescent protein. International Association for Food Protection. Abstract. P2-08. p. 87.
Incidence of Salmonella Spp. on Processed Poultry - (Proceedings)
Taabodi, M., Oscar, T.P., Schwarz, J., Parveen, S. 2005. Incidence of Salmonella spp. on processed poultry. International Association of Food Protection. Abstract. P4-07. pp. 124.
Validation of Lag Time and Frowth Rate Models for Salmonella Typhimurium: Acceptable Prediction Zone Method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2005. Validation of lag time and growth rate models for Salmonella Typhimurium: Acceptable Prediction Zone Method. Journal of Food Science. 70(2): M129-M137.
Performance of Growth Models for Salmonella and Other Pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Oscar, T.P. 2004. Performance of growth models for salmonella and other pathogens. Institute of Food Technologists. 114D-2.
Predictive Simulation Model for Enumeration of Salmonella on Chicken As a Function of Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection Time Score and Sample Size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2004. Predictive simulation model for enumeration of salmonella on chicken as a function of polymerase chain reaction detection time score and sample size. Journal of Food Protection. 67(6):1201-1208.
A Quantitative Risk Assessment Model for Salmonella and Whole Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2004. A quantitative risk assessment model for salmonella and whole chickens. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 93:231-247.
Verification of a Tertiary Model for Growth of Salmonella - (Abstract Only)
Oscar, T.P. 2004. Verification of a tertiary model for growth of salmonella. International Association for Food Protection. T50.
Development of Predictive Models for the Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni on Cooked Chicken Breast Patties and in Broth As a Function of Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoon, K.S., Burnette, C.N., Oscar, T.P. 2004. Development of predictive models for the survival of campylobacter jejuni on cooked chicken breast patties and in broth as a function of temperature. Journal of Food Protection. 67(1):64-70.
Dose-Response Model for Thirteen Strains of Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oscar, T.P. 2004. Dose-response model for thirteen strains of salmonella. Risk Analysis. 24(1):41-49.
A Quantitative Risk Assessment Model for Salmonella and Whole Chickens at Retail - (Abstract Only)
OSCAR, T.P. A QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SALMONELLA AND WHOLE CHICKENS AT RETAIL. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2003. pp. 120.
Enumeration of Salmonella with the Polymerase Chain Reaction Bax System and Simulation Modeling - (Abstract Only)
OSCAR, T.P. ENUMERATION OF SALMONELLA WITH THE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION BAX SYSTEM AND SIMULATION MODELING. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2003. pp. 119-120.
Safe Production Zone, a New Method for Validation of Predictive Models - (Abstract Only)
OSCAR, T.P. SAFE PRODUCTION ZONE, A NEW METHOD FOR VALIDATION OF PREDICTIVE MODELS. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2003. pp. 119.
Comparison of Predictive Models for Growth of Parent and Green Fluorescent Protein Producing Strains of Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
OSCAR, T.P. COMPARISON OF PREDICTIVE MODELS FOR GROWTH OF PARENT AND GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN PRODUCING STRAINS OF SALMONELLA. JOURNAL OF FOOD PROTECTION. 2003. V. 66(2). pg. 200-207.
Growth Kinetics of Parent and Green Fluorescent Protein-Producing Strains of Salmonella - (Other)
OSCAR, T.P. GROWTH KINETICS OF PARENT AND GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN-PRODUCING STRAINS OF SALMONELLA. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FOOD PROTECTION. 2002. p. 119.
Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni on Sterile Chicken Breast Burgers Stored at Refrigeration and Ambient Temperatures - (Proceedings)
YOON, K., BURNETTE, C.N., OSCAR, T.P. SURVIVAL OF CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI ON STERILE CHICKEN BREAST BURGERS STORED AT REFRIGERATION AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2002. pp. 112.
Development and Validation of a Tertiary Model for Predicting the Potential Growth of Salmonella Typhimurium on Cooked Chicken - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jan-02)
Survival of Salmonella Thphimurium on Sterile Ground Chicken Breast Patties after Washing with Salt and Phosphates and During Refrigerated and Frozen Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOON, K.S., OSCAR, T.P. SURVIVAL OF SALMONELLA THPHIMURIUM ON STERILE GROUND CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES AFTER WASHING WITH SALT AND PHOSPHATES AND DURING REFRIGERATED AND FROZEN STORAGE. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2002. V. 67(2). pg. 772-775.
Survival of Salmonella Thphimurium on Sterile Ground Chicken Breast Patties after Washing with Salt and Phosphates and During Refrigerated and Frozen Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOON, K.S., OSCAR, T.P. SURVIVAL OF SALMONELLA THPHIMURIUM ON STERILE GROUND CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES AFTER WASHING WITH SALT AND PHOSPHATES AND DURING REFRIGERATED AND FROZEN STORAGE. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2002. V. 67(2). pg. 772-775.
Survival of Salmonella Thphimurium on Sterile Ground Chicken Breast Patties after Washing with Salt and Phosphates and During Refrigerated and Frozen Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOON, K.S., OSCAR, T.P. SURVIVAL OF SALMONELLA THPHIMURIUM ON STERILE GROUND CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES AFTER WASHING WITH SALT AND PHOSPHATES AND DURING REFRIGERATED AND FROZEN STORAGE. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2002. V. 67(2). pg. 772-775.
Survival of Salmonella Thphimurium on Sterile Ground Chicken Breast Patties after Washing with Salt and Phosphates and During Refrigerated and Frozen Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOON, K.S., OSCAR, T.P. SURVIVAL OF SALMONELLA THPHIMURIUM ON STERILE GROUND CHICKEN BREAST PATTIES AFTER WASHING WITH SALT AND PHOSPHATES AND DURING REFRIGERATED AND FROZEN STORAGE. JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2002. V. 67(2). pg. 772-775.
Variation of Lag Time and Specific Growth Rate among 11 Strains of Salmonella Inoculated onto Sterile Ground Chicken Breast Burgers and Incubated at 25 C - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Oct-00)
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