Summary of Awards to Date

Microbiological safety of composting process as animal manure treatment.

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Date

Sep. 15, 2004 - Sep. 14, 2008

Award Number

GEO-2004-00702

Funding Agency

USDA - CSREES

Amount Awarded

$600,000.00

Investigator

Michael P. Doyle, Ph.D.
University of Georgia

Summary

Studies will identify best practices for producing compost from animal manure to reduce the risk contamination by bacterial foodborne pathogens like Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes.