Farm to Table Continuum with deliverables

DELIVERABLES:

Activity 1:

  • SalFoS database containing metadata and analysis
  • Classification of strains according to different levels of virulence

 End-users: Public health agencies, private laboratories and food processors

 

 

Activity 2:

  • A biocontrol agent that will be applied to growing fresh produce plants to control the presence of Salmonella

End-users: Fruit and vegetable growers

 

 

Activity 3 & 5:

  • Improvements to existing diagnostic assays used by food producers to test fresh produce for the presence of Salmonella
  • Development of a more informative and rapid confirmatory test method for Salmonella

End-users: Public health agencies, private laboratories and food processors

 

 

Activity 4:

  • Better bacterial strain subtyping tools developed for use during foodborne outbreak investigations of salmonellosis to more efficiently and rapidly determine the source of contaminated food

End-users: Public health and regulatory agencies