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- Brassill, Natalie, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental research 2019 v.172 pp. 616-629
- Escherichia coli; FDA Food Safety Modernization Act; Food and Drug Administration; diarrhea; food contamination; food crops; fresh produce; fruits; furrow irrigation; greywater; groundwater; irrigation water; lettuce; microbiological risk assessment; pathogens; people; produce safety; public health; recycled water; risk; risk reduction; sprinkler irrigation; subsurface irrigation; surface water; wastewater treatment; water quality; water quality criteria; water reuse
- ... Questions related to the safety of alternative water sources, such as recycled water or reclaimed water (including grey water, produced water, return flows, and recycled wastewater), for produce production have been largely un-explored at the detail warranted for protection of public health. Additionally, recent outbreaks of Escherichia coli (E. coli) in fresh produce, in which agricultural water ...
- Brassill, Natalie, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of food protection 2019 v.82 no.3 pp. 454-462
- Escherichia coli K12; Lactuca sativa var. capitata; Salmonella Newport; bacteria; bioluminescence; cross contamination; dipping; image analysis; lettuce; stainless steel; welding
- ... Contaminated coring tools may transfer bacteria to iceberg lettuce. The efficiency of coring tool design modifications in reducing bacterial transfer to lettuce heads was evaluated under simulated field operations. The standard coring tool consists of a stainless steel cylindrical tube welded to a tab that is inserted into a plastic handle. Design modifications included removal of the welded porti ...