Summary of Awards to Date

Evaluation of the potential risks to the roma tomato industry.

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Date

Dec. 31, 1969

Funding Agency

Center for Produce Safety

Amount Awarded

$10,000.00

Investigator

Keith Schneider, Ph.D.
University of Florida

Co-Investigator(s)

Archer, D.

Summary

Specific Aims Include: 1. Form an advisory committee to guide the review of information provided by the study and to coordinate efforts of FSSRN affiliates. 2. Examine the literature to determine potential routes of Salmonella contamination. 3. Conduct audits of production practices to identify potential sources of Salmonella contamination. 4. Finalize an operational Risk Management Strategy for roma tomatoes.