Affiliation: Tennessee State University
- Efficacy of gamma radiation and aqueous chlorine on Escherichia coli O157:H7 in hydroponically grown lettuce plantsAgnes K Nthenge
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA
J Food Prot 70:748-52. 2007..Gamma irradiation is a process that processors can use to inactivate E. coli O157:H7 and therefore, consumers benefit from a safer food product [corrected]..
- Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Cronobacter sakazakii isolated from domestic kitchens in middle Tennessee, United StatesA Kilonzo-Nthenge
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A Merritt Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37209 1561, USA
J Food Prot 75:1512-7. 2012..6%), ciprofloxacin (57.1%), and nalidixic acid (47.6%). None of the C. sakazakii isolates were resistant to gentamicin. These results suggest that antibiotic-resistant C. sakazakii could be present at various sites in domestic kitchens...
- Occurrence of Listeria and Enterobacteriaceae in domestic refrigeratorsAgnes Kilonzo-Nthenge
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209 1561, USA
J Food Prot 71:608-12. 2008..Listeria spp. were also detected in six refrigerators. These findings underline the need for greater consumer education regarding proper refrigerator cleaning and safe food handling practices...
- Efficacy of home washing methods in controlling surface microbial contamination on fresh produceAgnes Kilonzo-Nthenge
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville 37209-1561, USA
J Food Prot 69:330-4. 2006..05) from lettuce soaking in cold tap water. Therefore, educators and extension workers might consider it appropriate to instruct consumers to rub or brush fresh produce under cold running tap water before consumption...
- Kinetics of tropomyosin denaturation as a predictive model for verifying thermal processing of beef productsFur Chi Chen
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Research, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, USA
J Food Prot 69:2447-53. 2006..The MAb-based ELISA and kinetic model developed in this study have the potential to be adapted by the meat industry as a quality control tool...