Summary of Awards to Date

Use of gfp and lux to track pathogen contamination, growth, and inactivation on produce contaminated via manure/water (farm to fork).

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Date

Sep. 15, 2003 - Sep. 14, 2008

Award Number

IND060044G

Funding Agency

USDA - CSREES

Amount Awarded

$500,000.00

Investigator

Brad Reuhs, Ph.D.
Cornell University

Co-Investigator(s)

Applegate, B., Linton, R., and Turco, R.

Summary

Fresh produce is often contaminated with pathogenic bacteria. The purpose of this study is to identify the pathways for serious contamination events in fresh produce and to test decontamination methods.