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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Integrated Approach to Process and Package Technologies

Location: Residue Chemistry and Predictive Microbiology

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Antimicrobial polylactic acid packaging films against Listeria and Salmonella in culture medium and on ready-to-eat meat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Yang, R. 2014. Antimicrobial polylactic acid packaging films against Listeria and Salmonella in culture medium and on ready-to-eat meat. Food and Bioprocess Technology. DOI:10.1007/s11947-014-1322-x.
UV-C inactivation of Escherichia coli and dose uniformity on apricot fruit in a commercial setting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, R., Mattheis, J.P., Gurtler, J., Sites, J.E., Fan, X. 2014. UV-C inactivation of Escherichia coli and dose uniformity on apricot fruit in a commercial setting. Postharvest Biology and Technology. doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2014.04.005.
Effects of UV-C treatment on inactivation of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on tomato surface and steam scars, native microbial loads, and quality of grape tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O., Juneja, V.K., Fan, X. 2014. Effects of UV-C treatment on inactivation of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on tomato surface and steam scars, native microbial loads, and quality of grape tomatoes. Food Control. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.03.027.
Inactivation kinetics and photoreactivation of vegetable oxidative enzymes after combined UV-C processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampedro, F., Fan, X. 2014. Inactivation kinetics and photoreactivation of vegetable oxidative enzymes after combined UV-C processing. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 23:107-113.
Antimicrobial films and coatings for inactivation of Listeria innocua on ready-to-eat deli turkey meat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Wang, L., Scullen, B.J., Sommers, C.H. 2013. Antimicrobial films and coatings for inactivation of Listeria innocua on ready-to-eat deli turkey meat. Food Control. 40:64-70.
Evaluation of microbial stability, bioactive compounds, physicochemical properties, and consumer acceptance of pomegranate juice processed in a commercial scale pulsed electric field system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Geveke, D.J., Fan, X., Sites, J.E., Wang, L. 0203. Evaluation of microbial stability, bioactive compounds, physicochemical properties, and consumer acceptance of pomegranate juice processed in a commercial scale pulsed electric field system. Food and Bioprocess Technology. DOI:10.1007/s11947-013-1185-6.
Fate of E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp. and potential surrogate bacteria on apricot fruit following UV-C light - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yun, J., Yan, R., Fan, X., Gurtler, J., Phillips, J.G. 2013. Fate of E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp. and potential surrogate bacteria on apricot fruit following UV-C light. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 166:356-363.
Use of response surface methodology to study the combined effects of UV-C and thermal process on vegetable oxidative enzymes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampedro, F., Phillips, J.G., Fan, X. 2013. Use of response surface methodology to study the combined effects of UV-C and thermal process on vegetable oxidative enzymes. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 55:189-196.
Effects of combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, native microbial loads, and quality of button mushrooms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guan, W., Fan, X., Yan, R. 2013. Effects of combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide on inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, native microbial loads, and quality of button mushrooms. Food Control. 34:554-559.
Effects of antimicrobial coatings and cryogenic freezing on survival and growth of Listeria innocua on frozen ready-to-eat shrimp during thawing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Scullen, O.J., Sommers, C.H., Jin, Z.T. 2013. Effects of antimicrobial coatings and cryogenic freezing on survival and growth of Listeria innocua on frozen ready-to-eat shrimp during thawing. Journal of Food Science. 78(8):1195-1200.
Inactivation of natural microflora and Listeria innocua on raw whole shrimp by ozonated water, antimicrobial coatings, and cryogenic freezing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, M., Yang, R., Antenucci, R., Mills, B., Cassidy, J.M., Scullen, O.J., Sites, J.E., Rajkowski, K.T., Sommers, C.H., Jin, Z.T. 2013. Inactivation of natural microflora and Listeria innocua on raw whole shrimp by ozonated water, antimicrobial coatings, and cryogenic freezing. Food Control. 34:24-30.
Efficacy of integrated treatment of UV light and low dose gamma irradiation on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica on grape tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O., Fan, X., Juneja, V.K. 2013. Efficacy of integrated treatment of UV light and low dose gamma irradiation on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica on grape tomatoes. Journal of Food Science. DOI:10.1111/1750-3841.12154.
Development of antimicrobial coatings for improving the microbiological safety and quality of shell eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Gurtler, J., Li, S. 2013. Development of antimicrobial coatings for improving the microbiological safety and quality of shell eggs. Journal of Food Protection. 76(5)779-785.
Inactivation of Salmonella on whole cantaloupe by application of an antimicrobial coating containing chitosan and allyl isothiocyanate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, W., Jin, Z.T., Gurtler, J., Geveke, D.J., Fan, X. 2012. Inactivation of Salmonella on whole cantaloupe by application of an antimicrobial coating containing chitosan and allyl isothiocyanate. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 155:165-170.
Inactivation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and quality maintenance of cherry tomatoes treated with gaseous essential oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yun, J., Fan, X., Li, X. 2013. Inactivation of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and quality maintenance of cherry tomatoes treated with gaseous essential oils. Journal of Food Science. 78(3)458-464.
Development of chlorine dioxide releasing film and its application in decontaminating fresh produce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ray, S., Jin, Z.T., Fan, X., Liu, L.S., Yam, K. 2013. Development of chlorine dioxide releasing film and its application in decontaminating fresh produce. Journal of Food Science. 78(2):M276-M284.
Combined osmodehydration and high pressure processing on the enzyme stability and antioxidant capacity of a grapefruit jam - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Igual, M., Sampedro, F., Martinez-Navarrete, N., Fan, X. 2013. Combined osmodehydration and high pressure processing on the enzyme stability and antioxidant capacity of a grapefruit jam. Journal of Food Engineering. 114:514-521.
Growth and quality of soybean sprouts (Glycine max L. Merrill) as affected by gamma irradiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yun, J., Li, X., Fan, X., Zhang, M., Il, W. 2012. Growth and quality of soybean sprouts (Glycine max L. Merrill) as affected by gamma irradiation. Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2012.09.004.
Antimicrobial activity of allyl isothiocyanate used to coat biodegradable composite films as affected by storage and handling conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, W., Jin, Z.T., Liu, L.S. 2012. Antimicrobial activity of allyl isothiocyanate used to coat biodegradable composite films as affected by storage and handling conditions. Journal of Food Protection. 75(12):2234-2237.
Quality of gamma ray-irradiated iceberg lettuce and treatments to minimize irradiation-induced disorders - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J., Niemira, B.A., Mills, R.S., Zhen, M.Y. 2012. Quality of gamma ray-irradiated iceberg lettuce and treatments to minimize irradiation-induced disorders. HortScience. 47:1108-1112.
Inactivation of L. innocua, S. Typhimurium, and E. coli O157:H7 on surface and stem scar areas of tomatoes using in-package ozonation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Sokorai, K.J., Engemann, J., Gurtler, J., Liu, Y. 2012. Inactivation of L. innocua, S. Typhimurium, and E. coli O157:H7 on surface and stem scar areas of tomatoes using in-package ozonation. Journal of Food Protection. 75:1611-1618.
Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato stem scars by edible chitosan and organic acid coatings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., Gurtler, J. 2012. Inactivation of Salmonella on tomato stem scars by edible chitosan and organic acid coatings. Journal of Food Protection. 75(8):1368-1372.
Survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in membrane processed liquid egg white with pH, temperature and storage conditions as controlling factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O., Phillips, J.G., Juneja, V.K. 2012. Survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in membrane processed liquid egg white with pH, temperature and storage conditions as controlling factors. Food Microbiology. 75(7):1219-1226.
The effects of integrated treatment of UV light and low dose gamma radiation on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica on grape tomatoes - (Abstract Only)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Ukuku, D.O., Fratamico, P.M. 2012. The effects of integrated treatment of UV light and low dose gamma radiation on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica on grape tomatoes [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection, July 22-25, 2012, Providence, Rhode Island. 1:1.
Food irradiation: research and technology, preface - (Book / Chapter)
(23-Feb-12)
Influence of pH, temperature and storage condition on survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in membrane processed liquid egg white - (Abstract Only)
Mukhopadhyay, S., Phillips, J.G., Ukuku, D.O. 2012. Influence of pH, temperature and storage condition on survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in membrane processed liquid egg white [abstract]. International Food Technology Meeting Abstracts. IFT Annual Meeting. June 25-28, 2012, Las Vegas, NV. 1:1.
Effect of gamma irradiation on microbial load, physicochemical and sensory characteristics of soybeans (Glycine max L. Merrill) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yun, J., Li, X., Fan, X., Yao, T., Xiao, Y., Wan, S. 2012. Effect of gamma irradiation on microbial load, physicochemical and sensory characteristics of soybeans (Glycine max L. Merrill). Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81:1198-1202.
Quality of fresh-cut iceberg lettuce and spinach irradiated at doses up to 4kGy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Guan, W., Sokorai, K.J. 2012. Quality of fresh-cut iceberg lettuce and spinach irradiated at doses up to 4kGy. Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81:1071-1075.
Antibacterial activities of magnesium oxide (MgO) nanoparticles against foodborne pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, Z.T., He, Y. 2012. Antibacterial activities of magnesium oxide (MgO) nanoparticles against foodborne pathogens. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 13:6877-6885.
Ionizing radiation - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X. 2012. Ionizing radiation. V. Gomez-Lopez (ed.) Decontamination of fresh and minimally processed produce. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. Ames, IA. Book Chapter. 379-405.
Response of antioxidant activity and sensory quality in fresh-cut pear as affected by high O2,active packaging compared with low O2 packaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, W., Li, X., Fan, X., Tang, Y., Yun, J. 2012. Response of antioxidant activity and sensory quality in fresh-cut pear as affected by high O2,active packaging compared with low O2 packaging. Food Science and Technology International. 18:197-205.
Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene and modified atmosphere packaging on chilling injury, and antioxidative defensive mechanism of sweet pepper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Yun, J., Fan, X., Xing, Y., Yao, T. 2012. Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene and modified atmosphere packaging on chilling injury, and antioxidative defensive mechanism of sweet pepper. African Journal of Biochemistry Research. 10:6581-6589.
Radiation chemistry of major food components - (Book / Chapter)
Fan, X. 2012. Radiation chemistry of major food components. Book Chapter. 75-98. In: Fan, X and Sommers, C.H. (eds.): Food Irradiation: Research and Technology, 2nd Edition. Willy-Blackwell, West Sussex, United Kingdom. 446 pp.
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