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The Role of Organic Matrices (dried turkey manure) in the Contamination and Survival of Salmonella spp. on Baby Spinach Leaves
Microbiological safety of fresh produce has attracted attention due to constant produce outbreaks. Manure contaminated with enteric pathogens has been identified as a major pre-harvest contamination source. This study ...
Intervention Strategies for Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Organic Soil and on Fresh Produce
Recently, foodborne diseases caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella have been increasingly associated with the consumption of fresh produce. Consumers' demand for safe, natural products has led to research on ...
ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES IN MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF FOODBORNE PATHOGENS: SHIGA TOXIN-PRODUCING Escherichia coli AND Salmonella SEROTYPES
Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) and Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica (S. enterica) are two major foodborne pathogens. They cause almost 1.5 million of cases of disease each year in the US. Due to their public ...
Antimicrobial Resistance of Salmonella and E. coli from Pennsylvania Dairy Herds
The emergence and dissemination of bacterial antimicrobial resistance has become a major public health concern. A total of 444 manure composite samples were collected from 80 dairy farms in Pennsylvania, representing ...
Investigating Metrics Proposed to Prevent the Harvest of Leafy Green Crops Contaminated by Floodwater
Pathogens can be transported by water through soil to contaminate distant crops. The California LGMA states that leafy green crops within 30ft of flooded soil should be destroyed due to potential contamination. Previously ...