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Section 15



Image: Produce Safety: A Science-based Framework Workshop

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  21. IZUMI, H. 2010. Development of technologies for safe fresh and fresh-cut produce in Japan. Acta Hort. 875:229-236.
  22. LOPEZ-VELASCO, G., A. Sbodio, A. Tomas-Callejas, P. Wei, K.H. Tan, T.V. Suslow. 2012. Assessment of root uptake and systemic vine-transport of Salmonella enterica sv. Typhimurium by melon (Cucumis melo) during field production. Intern. Journal of food microbiol. 158: 65-72.
  23. LOPEZ-VELASCO, G., A. Tomas-Callejas, A. Sbodio, F. Artes-Hernandez, T.V. Suslow. 2012. Chlorine dioxide dose, water quality and temperature affect the oxidative status of tomato processing water and its ability to inactivate Salmonella. Food Control 26:28-35.
  24. MCEGAN, R., C.A.P. Rodrigues, A. Sbodio, T.V. Suslow, L.D. Goodridge and M.D. Danyluk. 2012. Detention of Salmonella spp. From large volumes of water by modified Moore swabs and tangential flow filtration. Letters in Applied Microbiology 56:88-94.
  25. MONAGHAN, J.M. 2006. United Kingdom and European approach to fresh produce food safety and security. HortTechnology 16:559-562.
  26. OSBORNE, D.J., D.C. Sanders, D.R. Ward, and J.W. Rushing. 2006. Gaining producer buy- in for food safety and security in the United States. HortTechnology 16:563-565.
  27. PARKER, R. 2006. A chainstore approach to food safety and emerging pathogens. HortTechnology 16:555-559.
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  29. PREMIER, R. and S. Ledger. 2006. Good agricultural practices in Australia and Southeast Asia. HortTechnology 16:552-555.
  30. RASTOGI, G., A. Sbodio, J.J. Tech, T.V. Suslow, G.L. Coaker, J.HJ. Leveau. Leaf microbiota in an agroecosystem: spatiotemporal variation in bacterial community composition on field-grown lettuce. International Society for Microbial Ecology. 6:1812-1822.
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  32. Rodriguez-Fragoso, L., J.L. Martinez-Arismendi, D. Orozco-Bustos, J. Reyes-Esparza, E. Torres, and S.W. Burchiel. 2011. Potential risks resulting from fruit/vegetable-drug interactions: effect on drug-metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters. J. Food Sci. 76: R112-R124.
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  37. TAPIA, M.S., V.M. Gomez-Lopez, and C. Olaizola. 2009. HACCP implementation in the production of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Stewart Postharvest Review, 2009, 4:6, 7p.
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