2014 Beef Industry Safety Summit Research Session Abstracts

Methodology Research

Multiplex Immuno-magnetic separation (IMS) for detection of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
Alexandra Calle – Texas Tech University

Variation in molecular pathotypes of Escherichia coli O26 recovered from bovine feces in the United States
Sarah Ison – Texas Tech University

Analysis of growth of the Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in culture medium and impacts of subprimal chilling status, storage temperature and time on STEC attachment
Katie Kirsh – Texas A&M University

Post-Harvest Research

Integrating Routine Testing, Molecular Subtyping, and Mitigation Strategies to Counter Listeria monocytogenes Persistence in the Meat Processing Plant Environment
Alex Brandt – Texas Tech University

Additive effect of Bacteriophage Cocktail and Novel Antimicrobials for Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Artificially Contaminated Beef Trim
Ravirajsinh Jadeja – University of Georgia

Efficacy of Detergent and Quaternary Ammonium Sanitizer on Shiga-toxin Producing Escherichia coli Attached to Stainless Steel
Amy Parks – Texas Tech University

The Risk and Thermal Susceptibility of Non-O157 and O157:H7 shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli in Non-Intact Beef Products Intended for Food Service or Retail
Siroj Pokharel – Texas Tech University

Evaluation of the decontamination efficacy of AFTEC 3000 at different dip treatment times and rinse methods against novobiocin and nalidixic acid resistant Salmonella on inoculated chicken wings
Brittney Scott – Colorado State University

Comparison of Decontamination Efficacy of AFTEC 3000 and Lactic Acid at Different Temperature as a Spray Solution for Hot Beef Carcasses against Rifampicin-Resistant Salmonella
Crystal Yang – Colorado State University

Pre-Harvest Research

Antibiotic Resistance by Source: human-cattle-swine
Terrance Arthur – USDA-ARS

Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the US
Mick Bosilevac – USDA-ARS

Within bovine carcass distribution of Salmonella subtypes isolated from peripheral lymph nodes and fecal samples
Marie Bugarel/Josh Ison – Texas Tech University

Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages infecting beef-associated Salmonella serovars
Jason Gill – Texas A&M University

Longitudinal evaluation of Salmonella prevalence across multiple production agriculture operations in the High Plains
Devin Hanson – Texas Tech University

Examination of Predictors of Salmonella enterica Contamination in Cattle Feedlot Environments
Dayna Harhay – USDA-ARS

Environmental Mitigation of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Non-O157 Shiga-Toxigenic E. coli (STEC) with Lactobacillus acidophilus NP51 in Fecal and Soil Samples
Nathan Pond – Texas Tech University