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The Food Industry’S Perception Of Economically Motivated Adulteration And Related Risk Factors, Lindsay Colleen Murphy May 2016

The Food Industry’S Perception Of Economically Motivated Adulteration And Related Risk Factors, Lindsay Colleen Murphy

Masters Theses

The United States of America has numerous safeguards in place to protect our food supply, including federal regulations and the food and beverage industry’s dedication to food safety. One of the issues that the food and beverage industry continuously battles is the prevalence of intentional adulteration. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) specifically addresses intentional adulteration and its sub-category of economically motivated adulteration (EMA) by requiring all facilities that supply food to the US to assess the vulnerabilities within their operation in order to prevent events that could cause public harm. The purposes of this study are threefold: (1 ...


Sanitization Effectiveness Of Alkaline-Dissolved Essential Oils As Organic Produce Washing Solutions, Marion Lewis Harness Iii May 2015

Sanitization Effectiveness Of Alkaline-Dissolved Essential Oils As Organic Produce Washing Solutions, Marion Lewis Harness Iii

Masters Theses

Produce is often rinsed immediately post-harvest to remove dirt and debris. Rinse water can be a point of cross-contamination if no antimicrobials are present. While plant essential oils (EOs) are recognized as antimicrobials, their hydrophobicity makes them difficult to implement in rinsing solutions. In this study, the efficacy of emulsified EOs were examined against Salmonella on the surface of cherry tomatoes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 on the surface of baby spinach. Contaminated produce samples were rinsed in an emulsions of clove bud oil or thyme oil at 0.2 and 0.5% (v/v), as well as free chlorine ...


Sp401-H Take The Guesswork Out Of Roasting A Turkey, Janie Burney Nov 2011

Sp401-H Take The Guesswork Out Of Roasting A Turkey, Janie Burney

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

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Pb1420 A Quick Guide To Safe Food Handling, Janie Burney Oct 2011

Pb1420 A Quick Guide To Safe Food Handling, Janie Burney

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

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Sp719-C Holiday Meals: Never Fear, Carrie Barker Oct 2011

Sp719-C Holiday Meals: Never Fear, Carrie Barker

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

Quick Bites series

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Pb1591 Food And Safety At Home, School And When Eating Out, Janie Burney Aug 2011

Pb1591 Food And Safety At Home, School And When Eating Out, Janie Burney

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

An activity book for children to color.

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Sp712 Is It Done Yet?, Janie Burney Aug 2011

Sp712 Is It Done Yet?, Janie Burney

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

You can't tell by looking. Use a food thermometer to be sure.

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Sp603 Fight Bac! Four Simple Steps To Food Safety, Janie Burney Jun 2011

Sp603 Fight Bac! Four Simple Steps To Food Safety, Janie Burney

Food, Nutrition and Food Safety

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