School of Food Science

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 Draft Guidance for Industry on Good Importer Practices.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.
  • 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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