Summary of Awards to Date

Innovative food processing and preservation technologies to ensure food safety.

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Date

Jan. 1, 2008 - Dec. 31, 2009

Award Number

DEL00645

Funding Agency

Center for Produce Safety

Amount Awarded

$156,000.00

Investigator

Haiqiang Chen, Ph.D.
University of Delaware

Co-Investigator(s)

Hoover, D., Joerger, R., and Kniel, K.

Summary

Consumer demand for safe, minimally-processed, and additive-free foods with fresh-like characteristics and extended shelf-life has led both researchers and industry to develop and apply food innovative processing and preservation technologies. The central theme of this project is to train four M.S. students to become leaders and experts in the areas of food safety and emerging food processing and preservation technologies.