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A Closer Look - Trials aim to shed light on wash-water disinfectants for mangoes 
December 17, 2015

Several studies have been published that examine the interactions among water, disinfectants, organic matter and pathogens with various types of produce in packinghouse wash water. But there’s little, if any, published literature that examines those same interactions in a mango packing facility, said Mary Anne Amalaradjou, DVM, PhD, and an assistant professor of animal science at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

Center for Produce Safety Receives $250,000 in Support from Sysco Corporation 
December 2, 2015
A Closer Look - Projects Follow Salmonella's Route Through Irrigation Water 
November 30, 2015
A Closer Look - Project Examines Pathogen Risks of Wildlife 
October 27, 2015
Center for Produce Safety Announces Call for Research Proposals 
October 20, 2015
CPS Announces the 2015 Research Awards 
October 7, 2015
CPS Announces its $20,000,000 Campaign for Produce Safety 
September 22, 2015
A Closer Look - Project Seeks Science-based Methods to Validate Pistachio Pasteurization 
September 15, 2015
A Closer Look - App Will Assess Risk in Making Water Sampling Recommendations 
August 24, 2015
A Closer Look - Field Trials Using Surrogate Vials Help Debunk 90/120-day Manure Rule 
July 22, 2015
A Closer Look - Research examines food safety risks at the fresh produce-animal interface 
June 12, 2015
6th Annual Produce Research Symposium - Keynote Sessions 
June 10, 2015
2015 CPS Symposium Agenda June 23 - June 24, Atlanta, GA 
May 21, 2015
A Closer Look - Project examines norovirus survival and transmission in water on produce 
May 15, 2015
A Closer Look - Treatments may speed vegetable replanting of Salmonella-contaminated soil 
April 16, 2015
A Closer Look - Researchers tap GIS to help predict on-farm foodborne pathogen risks 
March 17, 2015
Center for Produce Safety Announces Launch of New Website 
January 15, 2015

CPS Announces Launch of New Website and New Web Address

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