School of Food Science

Books, Book Chapters, Symposia and Other Publications

Books

  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E.  2012. Regulatory Compliance in Global Food Markets. [Draft] 350 pp.
  • Rasco. B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2005. Bioterrorism and Food Safety. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. 414 pp.

Book Chapters, Symposia and other Publications

  • Bledsoe, G.E.  and Rasco, B. 2011. APO Symposium and Proceedings. Over the bank sales – evolution of a tribal fishery. Pakistan Economic Development, Islamabad, 19 Nov. 2011.
  • Bledsoe, G. E.  and Rasco, B. 2011. APO Symposium and Proceedings. Women-run horticultural business – a sustainable effort in Afghanistan. Pakistan Economic Development, Islamabad, 19 Nov. 2011.
  • Lu, X. and Rasco, B. 2011. Bioanalytical spectroscopy and applications to food science. International  Conference on Food Safety. 14-16 Nov. 2011. Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Zahoor, T. and Rasco, B.  2011.  Considerations for implementing effective food safety programs: A strategy for improving nutrition and public health in Pakistan. Proceedings: International Conference on “Recent advances in human nutrition with special reference to vulnerable groups”. 22-25 February, 2010, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Lu X. and Rasco B., 2010. Investigating food spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms by mid-infrared spectroscopy. In: Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy in Food Science, pp. 675 – 694 (Eds. E.C.Y. Li-Chan, P.R. Griffiths and J.M. Chalmers). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  • Rasco, B.A., Bledsoe, G.E. and Zahoor, T. 2010. Impact of regulatory requirements and non-tariff barrier on food
  • safety and food security in developing countries. International Conference on Recent Advances in Human Nutrition with Special Reference to Vulnerable Groups. Dec. 14-17, 2009; February 18-21, 2010. Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Food Defense  – Countering Bioterrorism. The intentional contamination of seafood. IAFI 2009 World Seafood Congress. Symposium paper. 10 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. From peanuts to pet food: Coverage available from rising recall exposures. Nation Underwriter/Property Casualty.  Aug 19, 2009.  Pp. 1-5. www.sbmedia.com
  • Al-Holy, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Protein: Basic Concepts. Protein – Basic Concepts. Chapter 8. In: Introduction to Food Chemistry.  J.S. Smith (ed). AVI/Nostrand Reinhold. 25 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2008.  Food Defense, In: The World of Food Science. IUoFST. Chipping-Camden. Gloucestershire, UK.  40pp. In press.
  • Carpenter, J.R., Morishige, C.L. and Rasco, B.A. 2005. Utilization of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRs) and dry matter to predict the nutrient composition of Pacific herring.  Synopsis of Research on Steller Sea Lions. 2001-2005, Alaska Sealife Center’s Steller Sea Lion Research Program. T.R. Loughlin, DG. Calkins and Shannon Atkins (eds).  Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK. Sea Script Co., Seattle. WA.  pp. 48-63.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2004.  Ch 27: Frozen aquatic food products.  In: Food Processing. Principles andApplications. Iowa State Press. Ames, IA and Blackwell Publishing, UK. J.S. Smith & Y.H. Hui (eds) pp. 447 – 458.
  • Wutzke, J.L., Fahlstrom, C.A., Cavinato, A.G., Wang, Z., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Investigation of
  • near-infrared optical parameters in fish tissue by photon time-of-flight analysis. Eastern Oregon Science J. XVII:23-26.
  • Hampton, K.A., Wutzke, J. L., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Characterization of light penetration depth of two optical probes for non-invasive analysis of Pacific coho salmon  (Oncorhynchus kisutch) tissue.  Eastern Oregon Science J. XVII:35-38.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2002. Ch 11. Surimi. In: Food Chemistry Workbook I.  J.S. Smith and G.L. Christen (eds). Science Technology Systems. West Sacramento, CA. pp. 109-122.
  • Rasco, B.A.,  Girard, W.A and Bledsoe, G.E. 2002. Ch 11. Frozen aquatic food products. In: Food Chemistry Workbook II .  J.S. Smith and G.L. Christen (eds). Science Technology Systems. West Sacramento, CA. pp. 105-116.
  • Nord, S.P., DuBreuil, R., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. Penetration depth studies in cod tissue using short-wavelength near infrared spectroscopy. Eastern Oregon Science J 17:73-41.
  • Buzby, J., Frenzen, P. and Rasco, B.A. 2001. Product liability and food safety: The resolution of food poisoning laws. In: Interdisciplinary Food Safety Research. N. Hooker and E.A. Murano (eds). CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. pp. 121-137.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Analysis of Protein Quality. Current Protocols in Food Analytical Chemistry. B2.1.1-B2.1.15.  R. Wrolstad (ed). John Wiley & Sons, NY, NY.
  • Rasco, B.A and Zhong, Q. 1999. Ch 8. Protein – Basic Concepts. In: Introduction to Food Chemistry.  J.S. Smith (ed). AVI/Nostrand Reinhold. 25 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1998. Protein Quality Tests, Ch. 17. In : Introduction to the Chemical Analysis of Foods, Second Edition. S.S. Nielsen (ed). Aspen Publications, Gaithersburg, MD. pp. 265-280.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1994. Protein Quality Tests. Ch 16 in: Introduction to the Chemical Analysis of Foods. S.S. Nielsen (ed). Jones and Bartlett Pub. Inc., Boston, MA pp. 233-248.
  • Rogers, T.M., Wenz, M.A., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Bledsoe, G.E., Huang, Y. and Rasco, B.A. 1999. Non-destructive measurement of chloride and moisture in cured salmon roe by SW-NIR. Eastern Oregon Science J. 15:22-26.
  • Rasco, BA. 1994. Chemical measurements for lipid and protein. Methods of Evaluating Protein and Lipid Sources for Fish Feeds. WRAC Alternate Protein Working Group Technical Bulletin. Western Regional Aquaculture Consortium, Washington , DC. 50 pp.
  • Dong, F.M., Barrows, F.T., Erickson, J.D., Fairgrieve, W.T., Forster, I., Haard, N.F., Hardy, R.W., Higgs, D.A., Rasco, B.A., Rohovec, J.S. and Smith, C.E. 1992. The nutritive value of alternate  protein sources in the diets of cultured salmonids. Proceedings, 20th UJNR Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, UJNR, Bozeman, MT.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1991. Marketing distillers’ grains as a food ingredient. Distillers’ Feed Research Council, Symposium. DFRC, DFRC, Des Moines, IN. pp 35-40.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1989. Possible new markets for wheat. National Wheat Grower’s Foundation. Washington, D.C. 3 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1989. The development and utilization of wheat distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) as a food ingredient. In: Wheat is Unique. Structure, Composition, Processing and End-Use Properties and Products. Y. Pomeranz (ed). American Association of Cereal Chemists. St. Paul, MN. pp 675-693.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1989. Possible new markets for wheat. National Wheat Grower’s Foundation. Washington, DC. 3 pp.
  • Extension Publications and Technical Reports
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009. Shifting focus – Changing perceptions and food safety emphasis. Global Aquaculture Alliance. 10 pp. www.gaa.org.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B. 2009. Aquaculture food safety in developing countries. Global Aquaculture Alliance. 5 pp. ww.gaa.org.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B. 2009. Traceability and product tracking for aquatic foods. World Aquaculture.  4 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. U.S. – Afghanistan – Pakistan Agricultural Working Group with the US Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Trade Corridors working group. Initial reviews. October, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. FSIS Risk Based Approach to Foreign Audits and Port of Entry Reinspections. FSIS. On behalf of Food Safety and Inspection Services. US Department of Agriculture. October, 2009.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2009.  IFT comments. Draft Guidance for Industry on Good Importer Practices. Institute of Food Technologists. Chicago, IL April, 2009.
  • Rasco, B. 2009.Smoking fish at home safely. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication. Publication PNW 238. 8 pp. 500 copies distributed.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Brown, L.  and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Tribal Fisher’s Handbook. Salmon Marketing. Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission. 2-5 pp. 4000 copies distributed. Accompanying CD.
  • Webb, M., Rasco, B., Cavinato, A., Sealey, W., Doroshov, S., Struffenegger, P. and van Enteenaam, J. 2008. Detection of atresia in sturgeon by instrumental and biochemical methods. Western Regional Aquaculture Consortium, Seattle, WA. 30 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. An Overview of Food Laws and Regulations in the United Arab Emirates – An Examination of the Requirements for Importation of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. WSU & USAID ALP. To USAID and Departments of Commerce, Finance and Agriculture, The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Aug 8, 2007. Kabul, Afghanistan. 20 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. Recommendations Based upon Current International Models for a Program for Issuing Export Certificates for Food by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. WSU & USAID ALP. To USAID and Departments of Commerce, Finance and Agriculture, The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Aug 8, 2007. Kabul, Afghanistan. 15 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2007.  Everyone deserves safe food. IMPACT, Oct 2007. 2 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A., Guinard, J.X., Barrows, F.T., Morrissey, M. and Struffenegger, P. 2006. Optimizing Quality and Shelf-life of Sturgeon Caviar. Western Regional Aquaculture Consortium, Seattle, WA. 46 pp.\ Rasco, B.A. and Shin, J. 2007. Safe high quality caviar. WA/ID Aquaculture Initiative. University of Idaho Cooperative Extension. 6 pp.
  • Rasco B.A. 2006. Fish pickling for home use. PNW 1386. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication. Publication PNW 183. 6 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2006. Home freezing of seafood. PNW0586. Washington and Oregon State University Extension Service. Publication EC 1363.  6pp.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Brown, L.  and Rasco, B.A. 2006. Tribal Fisher’s Handbook. Salmon Marketing. Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission. 15 pp. 2500 copies distributed.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Rasco, B.A., Akhmedov, V., Mirzayev, M. and Korstanje, R.  2005.  Grades and Standards For Agricultural Products in Azerbaijan. Phase I Assessment and Recommendations.  East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University and United States Agency for International Development, PFID-F&V Report No. x. 110 pg
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and  Rasco, B.A. 2005. Safety and Quality for Tribal Fishers. Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission. 15 pp.  2500 copies distributed.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Part I – Food Security – the threat to our seafood supply. The Wave.  4/17/03.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Part II –The threat of terrorism to our seafood supply – what your company should be doing now. The Wave. 4/18/03.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Impact of the new bioterrorism regulations on the restaurant business. Oregon Restaurant Association, Dec. 2003. 2 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2003. Implication of bioterrorism regulations on international trade. IMPACT, July 2003, 5 pp.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Food Security – the threat of terrorism to our food supply and effective defensive strategies. Part I – The threat. Food and Beverage International. April, 2003.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Food Security – The threat of terrorism to our food supply and effective defensive strategies. Part I – Effective defensive strategies. Food and Beverage International. June, 2003.
  • Rasco, BA. 2002. Keeping our food safe. Washington State Magazine. Washington State University. Fall 2002. Pullman, WA. Pp. 17.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food security plans for agriculture. Potato Country.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. Food Bioterrorism.  Washington Magazine. June, 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2002. Food security plans using HACCP models. Curriculum development. WSU Extension.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. Developing Security Plans for Agriculture and Food Processing. Proceedings: Washington State Potato Conference. Washington State Potato Commission. February 6-7, 2002. Moses Lake, WA.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002. The Changing Legal Environment – Bioterrorism Legislation and Food Imports. The New Bioterrorism Bills . Proceedings: Washington State Potato Conference. Washington State Potato Commission. February 6-7, 2002. Moses Lake, WA.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2002.  Taking the terror out of food bioterrorism. The New Bioterrorism Law. Food Quality. January 2002.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. It’s the Water – Legal Issues and Rural H20. Agrichemical and Environmental News. Cooperative Extension  Washington State University, Tri-Cities. Nov. 201 No. 186. pp. 18-21.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2001. Terrorists at the Table, Part II Developing an Anti-Terrorism Plan. Agrichemical and Environmental News. Cooperative Extension  Washington State University, Tri-Cities. Nov. 2001 No. 187. pp. 5-8.
  • Rasco, B.A. 2001. Bioterrorism and Food. In: Take 5 for a Nutrition Update. Ed. Martha Marino. October 2001. Nutrition Education Network of Washington. Vol 6(10):2.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1997. HACCP for the Seafood Processing Industry.  Text and materials for a 3 day short course on HACCP training for seafood processing industry including GMPS, SSOP, federal guidance documents, product recall provisions and worker safety. 300+ pages.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1996 (ed).  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 201 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix A – Guidelines for Developing a Standard Operating Procedure for Sanitation (Sanitation SOP’s) in Federally Inspected Meat and Poultry Establishments.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 5 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix B – Model of a Standard Operating Procedure for Sanitation.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 etseq]. 9 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix C – Guidebook for the Preparation of HACCP Plans.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 38 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix D – Hazards and Preventive Measures Guide.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 37 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix E –  FSIS Sample Collection Guidelines and Procedure for Isolation and Identification of Salmonella from Raw Meat and Poultry Products.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 28 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix F – Guidelines for Escherichia coli Testing for Process Control.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP Systems); Department of
  • Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417 [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 19 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Appendix G – Guidelines for Escherichia coli Testing for Process Control.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 114 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996 (ed). Supplement – Final Regulatory Impact Assessment for Docket No. 93-106F, Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems’.  Final Rules – Pathogen Reduction; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control  Point (HACCP Systems); Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service; 9 CFR Parts 204, 308, 310, 327, 381, 416 & 417. [Federal Register July 25, 1996:61(144):38806 et seq]. 17 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1996. Pathogen Reduction; HACCP Systems for meat and poultry.  6 volumes. approx. 600 pp. training materials for 1 day and 3 day short courses. Materials are used by WSU Extension and in food microbiology classes.
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  • Rasco, B.A. 1996 (ed). Procedures for the Safe and Sanitary Processing and Importation of Fish and Fishery Products. Final Rule – 21 CFR 123 &1240 [Federal Register Dec. 18, 1995:60(4):65095-65202].310 pages.  >200 copies distributed for use as training materials for short courses. 303 pp.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996. HACCP for the Seafood Processing Industry.  Text and materials for a 3 day short course on HACCP training for seafood processing industry including GMPS, SSOP, federal guidance documents, product recall provisions and worker safety. 300+ pages.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996. Good Manufacturing Practices and Sanitation Operating Procedures for the Seafood Processing. Industry. Develop short course materials for good manufacturing practices and SSOPs for seafood, meat and food service industries. 100+ pages.
  • Rasco, B.A 1996. Food Safety – The New Regulatory Environment and Products Liability. Training materials for 1 day short course on food safety and products liability, including state HACCP regulations, verification and audit requirements for food processors and the food service sectors, freedom of information requests, etc. 200 + pages.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1994. Chemical measurements for lipid and protein. In: Methods of Evaluating Protein and Lipid Sources for Fish Feeds. WRAC Alternate Protein Working Group Technical Bulletin, Western Regional Aquaculture Consortium, Washington, DC. 50 pp.

Dr. Barbara Rasco

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