School of Food Science

Peer Reviewed Publications

2015

  • Shiroodi, S. G., Rasco, B. A. and Lo, Y. M. (2015), Influence of Xanthan–Curdlan Hydrogel Complex on Freeze-Thaw Stability and Rheological Properties of Whey Protein Isolate Gel over Multiple Freeze-Thaw Cycle. Journal of Food Science, 80: E1498–E1505. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12915
  • Zhang, Y., Yu, W., Pei, L., Lai, K., Rasco, B. and Huang, Y. 2015. Rapid analysis of malachite green and leucomalachite green in fish muscles with surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering. Food Chemistry169 (2015): 80-84.

2014

  • Pan, Y., Lai, K., Fan, Y., Li, C., Pei, L., Rasco, B. A. and Huang, Y. (2014), Determination of Tert-Butylhydroquinone in Vegetable Oils Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. Journal of Food Science, 79: T1225–T1230. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12482
  • Baker, A. K., Vixie, B., Rasco, B. A., Ovissipour, M. and Ross, C. F. (2014), Development of a Lexicon for Caviar and Its Usefulness for Determining Consumer Preference. Journal of Food Science, 79: S2533–S2541. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12703
  • Aamir, M., Ovissipour, M., Rasco, B., Tang, J. and Sablani, S. 2014. Seasonality of the Thermal Kinetics of Color Changes in Whole Spinach (Spinacia Oleracea) Leaves Under Pasteurization Conditions. International Journal of Food Properties 17 (9): 2012-2024.
  • Hassan, A., Nawaz Ch, M. and Rasco, B. 2014. Microencapsulation, survival and adherence studies of indigenous probiotics. African Journal of Microbiology Research 8 (8): 766-775.
  • Fan, Y., Lai, K., Rasco, B. and Huang, Y. 2014. Determination of carbaryl pesticide in Fuji apples using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy coupled with multivariate analysis. LWT- Food Science and Technology xxx (2014): 1-6.
  • Alfaifi, B., Tang, J., Jiao, Y., Wang, S., Rasco, B., Jiao, S. and Sablani, S. 2014. Radio frequency disinfestation treatments for dried fruit: Model development and validation. Journal of Food Engineering 120 (2014): 268-276.
  • Fan, Y., Lai, K., Rasco, B. and Huang, Y. 2014. Analyses of phosmet residues in apples with surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. Food Control 37 (2014): 153-157.
  • Syamaladevi, R., Lupien, S., Bhunia, K., Sablani, S., Dugan, F., Rasco, B., Killinger, K., Dhingra, A. and Ross, C. 2014. UV-C light inactivation kinetics of Penicillium expansum on pear surfaces: Influence on physicochemical and sensory quality during storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology 87 (2014): 24-32.

2013

  • Wu, D., Rasco, B., Vixie, K.R., Unlu, G., Swanson, B. and Liu, Y. 2013. Using Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy to detect sublethally- or lethally- stressed Listeria innocua treated with acetic acid. LWT- Food Science and Technology, 54 (2): 456-562.
  • Han, Y., Tammineni, N., Unlu, G., Rasco, B. and Nindo, C. 2013. Inhibition of Listeria Monocytogenes on Rainbow Trout (oncorhynchus mykiss) Using Trout Skin Gelatin Edible Films Containing Nisin. Journal of Food Chemistry and Nutrition, 1 (1).
  • Lu, X., Liu, Q., Benavides-Montano, J., Nicola, A., Aston, D., Rasco, B., and Aquilar, H. 2013. Detection of receptor-induced glycoprotein conformational changes on enveloped virions by using confocal micro-Raman spectroscopy. J Virol 87(6):3130-42. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03220-12. Epub 2013 Jan 2.
  • Lu, X., Samuelson, D., Xu, Y., Zhang, H., Wang, S., Rasco, B., Xu, J. and Konkel, M. 2013. Detecting and tracking nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a microfluidic SERS biosensor. Anal Chem 85(4):2320-7. doi: 10.1021/ac303279u. Epub 2013 Feb 1.
  • Rasco, B. and Basaran-Akgul, N. 2013. Effect of marination in gravy on the radio frequency and microwave processing properties of beef. Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(2): 867-875.
  • Ovissipour, M., Rasco, B., Shiroodi, S.G., Modanlow, M., Gholami, S. and Nemati, M. 2013. Antioxidant activity of protein hydrolysates from whole anchovy sprat (clupeonelle engrauliformis) prepared using endogenous enzymes and commercial proteases. Journal of Food Science and Agriculture 93(7):1718-26. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.5957. Epub 2012 Nov 26.

  •  Lu, X., Talbott, MJ., Eenennaam, J., Webb, M., Doroshov, S., Ovissipour, M. and Rasco, B. 2013. Determining Ovarian Maturity in Farmed Sturgeon 1 (Acipenser transmontanus) for Caviar Production Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR). Journal of Aquac Res Development 5(1).
  • Ovissipour, M., Sablani, S. and Rasco, B. 2013. Engineered Nanoparticle Adhesion and Removal from Tomato Surfaces. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61: 10183-10190.
  • Aamir, M., Ovissipour, M., Sablani, S. and Rasco, B. 2013. Predicting the Quality of Pasteurized Vegetables Using Kinetic Models: A Review. International Journal of Food Science 271271.
  • Ovissipour, M., Rasco, B. and Sablani, S. 2013. Impact of Engineered Nanoparticles on Aquatic Organisms. Journal of Fisheries & Livestock Production 1(3).
  • Xiao, Z., Lai, K., Du, R., Shen, Y., Sun, X., Pan, Y., Rasco, B. and Huang, Y. 2013. Fat and Moisture Content in Chinese Fried Bread Sticks: Assessment and Rapid Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Method Development. Journal of Spectroscopy 973623.
  • Alfaifi, B., Wang, S., Tang, J., Rasco, B., Sablani, S. and Jiao, Y. 2013. Radio frequency disinfestation treatments for dried fruit: Dielectric properties. LWT-Food Science and Technology 50 (2013): 746-754.
  • Bhunia, K., Sablani, S., Tang, J. and Rasco, B. 2013. Migration of Chemical Compounds from Packaging Polymers during Microwave, Conventional Heat Treatment, and Storage. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 12 (2013): 523-545.
  • Ovissipour, M., Rasco, B., Tang, J. and Sablani, S. 2013. Kinetics of quality changes in whole blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) during pasteurization. Food Research International 53 (2013): 141-148.

2012

  • Lu X. and Rasco B.A. 2012. Determination of antioxidant content and antioxidant activity in foods using infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics: a review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, Accepted. (IF 2010: 4.510)
  • Tammineni, N., Ünlü, G., Rasco, B., Powers, J., Sablani, S. and Nindo, C. (2012), Trout-Skin Gelatin-Based Edible Films Containing Phenolic Antioxidants: Effect on Physical Properties and Oxidative Stability of Cod-Liver Oil Model Food. Journal of Food Science, 77: E342–E347. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02964.x
  • Zhang, Y., Lai, K., Zhou, J., Wang, X., Rasco, B. A. and Huang, Y. (2012), A novel approach to determine leucomalachite green and malachite green in fish fillets with surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) and multivariate analyses. J. Raman Spectrosc., 43: 1208–1213. doi: 10.1002/jrs.4050
  • Ovissipour, M., Abedian Kenari, A., Nazari, R., Motamedzadegan, A. and Rasco, B. (2012), Tuna viscera protein hydrolysate: nutritive and disease resistance properties for Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus L.) larvae. Aquaculture Research, 45: 591–601. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2109.2012.03257.x
  • Ovissipour, M. and Rasco, B. 2012. Sturgeon: Conservation of Caspian Sea Stocks.  J Aquacult Res Dev 3(7).
  • Liu, Q., Lu, X., Swanson, B., Rasco, B. and Kang, D. 2012. Monitoring Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Inactivation of Cronobacter sakazakii in Dry Infant Formula Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Food Science 71(1).
  • Lu, X., Samuelson, D., Rasco, B. and Konkel, M. 2012. Antimicrobial effect of diallyl sulphide on Campylobacter jejuni biofilms. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy doi:10.1093/jac/dks138.
  • Du, X., Wang, F., Lu, X., Rasco, B. and Wang, S. 2012. Biochemical and genetic characteristics of Cronobacter sakazakii biofilm formation. Research in Microbiology 163: 448-456.
  • Lu, X., Weakley, A.T., Aston, D.E., Rasco, B.A., Wang, S. and Konkel, M.E. 2012. Examination of nanoparticle inactivation of Campylobacter jejuni biofilms using infrared and Raman spectroscopies. Journal of Applied Microbiology 113: 952-963.
  • Lu, X., Huang, Q., Miller, W., Aston, D., Xu, J., Xue, F., Zhang, H., Rasco, B., Wang, S. and Konkel, M. 2012. Comprehensive Detection and Discrimination of Campylobacter Species Using Confocal Micro-Raman Spectroscopy and Multilocus Sequence Typing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology doi:10.1128/JCM.01144-12.

2011

  • Lu X., Webb M.A.H., Talbott M.J., Van Eenennaam J.P., Doroshov S.I., Rasco, B.A. 2011. A study of morphological and biochemical parameters in farmed white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) by Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy. Aquaculture, 315, 298-305. (2010 IF: 2.044)
  • Lu X., Ross C.F., Powers J.R., Aston, D.E., Rasco B.A. 2011. Determination of total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of garlic (Allium sativum) and elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum) by attenuated total reflectance – Fourier transformed infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59, 5215-5221. (2010 IF: 2.816)
  • Lu X., Wang J., Al-Qadiri H.M., Ross C.F., Powers J.R., Tang J., Rasco B.A. 2011. Determination of total phenolic content and antioxidant capacity of onion (Allium cepa) and onion shallot (Allium oschaninii) using infrared spectroscopy. Food Chemistry, 129, 637-644. (2010 IF: 3.458)
  • Lu X., Ross C.F., Powers J.R., Rasco B.A., 2011. Determination of quercetins in onion (Allium cepa) using infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59, 6376-6382. (2010 IF: 2.816)
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, BA. 2011. PATTA – Advantages of trade agreement to agricultural trade in Pakistan. J. Pakistan Food Technologists. In press.
  • Wang J., Yue T., Yuan Y., Lu X., Shin J.-H., Rasco B. 2011. Rapid discrimination of Alicyclobacillus strains using nitrocellulose membrane filter and attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Food Science, 76(2), M137-M142. (2010 IF: 1.733)
  • Al-Qadiri H.M., Lu X., Al-Alami N.I., Rasco B.A. 2011. Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter jejuni in bottled purified drinking water under different storage conditions. Journal of Food Protection, 74, 254-260. (2010 IF: 1.72)
  • Lu X., Liu Q., Wu D., Al-Qadiri H.M., Al-Alami N.I., Kang D.-H., Shin J.-H., Tang J., Jabal J.M.F., Aston E.D., Rasco B.A. 2011. Using of infrared spectroscopy to study the survival and injury of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Campylobacter jejuni and Pseudomonas aeruginosa under cold stress in low nutrient media. Food Microbiology, 28, 537-546. (2010 IF: 3.320)
  • Lu X., Rasco B.A., Jabal J.M.F., Aston D.E., Lin M., Konkel M.E., 2011. Investigating antibacterial mechanisms of garlic (Allium sativum) concentrate and garlic-derived organosulfur compounds on Campylobacter jejuni using FT-IR spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and electron microscope. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77, 5257-5269. (2010 IF: 3.778)
  • Lu X., Al-Qadiri H.M., Lin M., Rasco B.A. 2011. Application of mid-infrared and Raman spectroscopy to the study of bacteria. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 4, 919-935. (IF 2010: 3.576)
  • Lu X., Rasco B.A., Kang D.-H., Jabal J.M.F., Aston D.E., Konkel M.E., 2011. Infrared and Raman spectroscopic studies of the antimicrobial mechanisms of garlic concentrates and diallyl constituents on foodborne pathogens. Analytical Chemistry, 83, 4137-4146. (2010 IF: 5.874)
  • Ovissipour, M. and Rasco, B. 2011. Application of response surface methodology to optimize the hydrolysis of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) viscera using Protamex. Food Chemistry. In press.
  • Kong, F., Tang, J., and Rasco, B. 2011. Changes in the tenderness of chicken breast (P. major) and Salmon (O. gorbuscha) muscle during thermal processing: cook loss, area shrinkage, collagen solubility and microstructure. LWT. In press.
  • Lu X., Weakley A.T., Aston D.E., Rasco B.A., Wang S., Konkel M.E. Analysis of antibacterial mechanism of nanoparticles on microbial biofilms using vibrational spectroscopies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Submitted. (2010 IF: 3.778)
  • Al-Holy, M., Shin, J.H., Osaili, T. and Rasco, B. 2011. A novel enrichment broth to improve detection and isolation of Cronobacter spp. from infant formula. J. Applied Microbiology. In press.
  • Lin, M., al-Holy, M., al-Qadiri, H., Chang, S-S., Kang, D-H., Rogers, B.D. and Rasco, B.A. 2011. Phylogenetic and spectroscopic analysis of Alicyclobacillus sp. isolates by 16S rDNA sequencing and Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Safety and Quality. In press.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., al-Holy, M.A., Lin, M., Alami, N.I. and Rasco, B.A. 2011. Rapid detection and identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli as pure and mixed culture in bottled drinking water using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) and multivariate analysis. J. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In press.
  • Al-Holy, M.A., Lin, M., al-Qadiri, M., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2011.Classification of foodborne pathogens by spectral (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)) pattern recognition techniques. Rapid Microbiological Methods. In press.
  • Lai, K., Zhang, Y., Du, R., Zhai, F., Rasco, B.A. and Huang, Y. 2011. Chloramphenicol and crystal violet analysis by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy: A comparison of commercial substrates. Food Chemistry. In press.
  • Mejía-Meza, E.,Yáñez, J.A., Davies, N.M., Rasco, B., Younce, F. and Clary, C. 2011. Maintaining the nutritional value of dried blueberries combining microwave-vacuum, hot-air and freeze-drying technologies. Drying Technology. In press.
  • Setiady, D., Clary, C., Younce, F. and Rasco, B.A. Optimizing drying conditions for Microwave-Vacuum (MIVAC®) drying of Russet potatoes (Solanum tuberosum). Microwave Technology. In press.

2010

  • Lin, M., Al-Holy, M.A., Al-Qadiri, M.A., Kong, F., Rasco, B.A. and Sediaty, D. 2010. Detection and discrimination of Enterobacter sakazakii strains by mid-infrared spectroscopy and multivariate statistical analysis. J. Food Safety. 30-1:x-xx.
  • Mejia-Meza, E.I., Yanez, J.A. Remsberg, C.M, Takemoto, J.K. Davies, N.M., Rasco, B. and Clary. C. 2010. The effect of dehydration on raspberries: Polyphenol and anthocyanin retention, anti-oxidant capacity, and anti-adipogenic activity. J. Food Science. 75(1):H5-H12.
  • Lu X., Webb M., Talbott M., Van Eenennaam J., Palumbo A., Linares-Casenave J., Doroshov S., Struffenegger P., Rasco B. 2010. Distinguishing ovarian maturity of farmed white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy: a potential tool for caviar production management. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58, 4056-4064. (2010 IF: 2.816)
  • 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.
  • Liu Q., Lu X., Swanson B.G., Rasco B.A., Kang D.-H. 2010. Monitoring ultraviolet (UV) radiation inactivation of Cronobacter sakazakii in dry infant formula using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Food Science, Accepted. (IF 2010: 1.733)
  • Rasco, B. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2010. Food defense in an aquaculture setting. J. World Aquaculture Society. 41(2):175-191.
  • Rasco, B. 2010. Seafood safety – Consumer perceptions. World aquaculture 41(2):258-265.
  • Ovissipour, M., Abedian, A., Motamedzadegan, A., Rasco, B. and Safari, R. 2010. The effect of enzymatic hydrolysis time and temperature on the properties of protein hydrolysates from Persian sturgeon viscera. Food Chemistry. 115:238-242.
  • Safari, R., Motamedzadegan, A., Ovissipour, M.R., Regenstein, J.M., Gildberg, A. and Rasco, B. 2010. Use of hydrolysates from yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacores) heads as a complex nitrogen source for lactic acid bacteria. Food Bioprocess Technology. DOA 10.1007/s1/s11947-009-0225-8.

2009

  • Ovissipour, M.R., Ghomi, M.R., Rasco, B. and Taghiof, M. 2009. Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis of beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) viscera protein using neutral proteases. Food Chemistry. 115(1):238-242.
  • Ovissipour, M.R., Taghiof, M., Motamedzadegan, A., Rasco, B., Molla, A.E. 2009. Optimization of enzymatic hydrolysis of visceral waste proteins of beluga sturgeon Husu huso using Alcalase. International Aquatic Research. 1(1):31-38.
  • Shin, J.H., Oliveria, A.C.M. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Quality attributes and microbial storage stability of caviar from cultivated white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). J. Food Science. 75(1):C43-47.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2009. Bioterrorism and food safety. In: Microbiologically Safe Foods. Eds: N. Heredia, I. Wesley, S. Garcia. John Wiley and Sons. NY. Ch 29. Pp 573 – 600.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., Al-Alami, N.I., Al-Holy, M.A. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Use of Fourier-Transform infrared (FT-IR) absorbance spectroscopy and multivariate analysis to study the effect of chlorine-induced bacterial injury in water. J. Agric. Food Chem. X:xx
  • Al-Holy. MA., Lin, M., Abu-Ghoush, M.M., Al-Qadiri, H.M. and Rasco, B.A 2009. Thermal resistance, survival and inactivation of Enterobacter sakazakii (Cronobacter spp) in powdered and reconstituted infant formula. J. Food Safety 29:287-301.
  • Wilson, T.P and Rasco, B.A.2009. Food Labeling. In: Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Food and Agriculture. Heldman, D., Bridges, A., Hoover, D., Wheeler, M.B. Taylor & Francis Group. NY, NY. 10 pp.
  • Basaran, P., Basaran-Akgul, N. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Dielectric properties of chicken and fish muscle treated with microbial transglutaminase. Food Chemistry. DOI:10.1016/j.foodchem.2009.09.050.
  • Shin, J.H., Oliveria, A.C.M. and Rasco, B.A. 2009. Quality attributes and microbial storage stability of caviar from cultivated white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). J. Food Science. 75(1):C43-47.
  • Wang, Y., Tang, J., Rasco, B., Wang, S., Alshami, A.A., and Kong, F. 2009. Using whey protein gel as a model food to study the dielectric heating properties of salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) fillets. LWT- Food Science and Technology. 42:1174-1178.
  • Ovissipour, M., Abedian, A., Motamedzadegan, A., Rasco, B., Safari, R. and Shahiri, H. 2009. The effect of enzymatic hydrolysis time and temperature on the properties of protein hydrolysates from Persian sturgeon (Acipenser persicus) viscera. Food Chemistry 115:238-242.
  • Bilbao-Sainz, C., Younce, F.L., Rasco, B and Clark.S. 2009. Protease stability in bovine milk under combined thermal-high hydrostatic pressure treatment. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 10.1010/j.ifset.209.01.003.
  • Setiady, D., Tang, J., Younce, F., Swanson, B. Rasco, B. and Clary, C. 2009. Porosity, color, texture and microscopic structure of Russet potatoes dried using microwave, vacuum, heated air and freeze drying. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). 25(5):1-6.

2008

  • Al-Holy, M.A. , Lin, M., Al-Qadiri, M., and Rasco, B.A. 2008. A comparative study between overlay method and selective-differential media for recovery of stressed Enterobacter sakazakii cells from infant formula. Food Microbiology. 25:22-28.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., Al-Alami, N.I., Al-Holy, M.A. and Rasco, B.A. 2008. Use of Fourier-Transform infrared (FT-IR) absorbance spectroscopy and multivariate analysis to study the effect of chlorine-induced bacterial injury in water. J. Agric. Food Chem. 56:8992-8997.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., Al-Amini, N.I., Lin, M., Al-Holy, M.A., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2008. Study of bacterial growth phases using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and multivariate analysis. Journal of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology. 16:73-89.
  • Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B. 2008. Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy – Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy. CH 6 In: Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control. Elsevier Ltd. Pp. 119-143. (focus on theory and fisheries/aquaculture applications)
  • Shin, J.H., Kang, D.H. and Rasco, B. 2008. Effect of different packaging methods and storage temperatures on the growth of Listeria monocytogenes in raw and hot smoked rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. Aquatic Food Products Technology. 17(2):137-155.
  • Kong, F., Tang, J., Lin, M. and Rasco, B. 2008. Thermal effects on chicken and salmon muscles: Tenderness, cook loss, area shrinkage, collagen solubility and microstructure. LWT. 41:1210-1222.
  • Huang, Y., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B. 2008. Fruit Juice Analysis. CH 13 In: Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control. Elsevier Ltd. pp. 355-375.
  • Mejia-Meza, E., I., Yanez, J.A.,Davies, N.M., Rasco, B., Younce, F., Remsberg, C.M. and Clary C. 2008. Improving nutritional value of dried blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L) combining microwave-vacuum, hot-air drying and freeze drying technologies. Int. J. Food Engineering. 4(5):1-6.
  • Al-Qadiri, H. M., Lin, M., Al-Holy, M.A., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2008. Monitoring quality loss of pasteurized skim milk using variable and short wavelength near-infrared spectroscopy and multivariate analysis. J. Dairy Sci. 91:950-958.
  • Kong, F., Tang, J., Rasco, B., Crapo, C. 2007. Kinetics of salmon quality changes during thermal processing. J. Food Engineering 83: 510-520.

2007

  • Kong, F., Oliviera, A., Tang, J., Rasco, B. and Crapo, C. 2007. Salt effect on heat-induced physical and chemical changes of salmon fillet (O. gorbuscha). Food Chemistry. 106:957-966.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., al-Holy, M.A., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Detection of sublethal injury in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium and Listeria monocytogenes using Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy (4000-6000 cm-1). J. Food Science.73(2):M54-61.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. Food defense. IUoFST Expert Summary. 7 pp. Sept. 2007 posting. http://www.iufost.org/docs/IUF.SIB.Food.Defense.pdf.
  • Al-Holy, M., Lin, M. and Rasco, B. A. 2007. Inactivation of Bacillus cereus by high hydrostatic pressure. In: High Pressure Processing of Foods. Pp.41-68.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2007. Biological contamination of food. In: Microbial Food Contamination. Ed. C. L. Wilson. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 541-590.
  • Huang, Y. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Application of neural networks in food science. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 47:113-126. (seafood and fisheries models)
  • Huang, Y., Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Influence of temperature on the NaCl content of aqueous solutions by short-wavelength near infrared spectroscopy (SW-NIR). Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Safety and Quality. 1:91-97.
  • Sediaty, D., Lin, M., Younce, F. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Incorporation of minced trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) into egg based noodles. J. Food Processing and Preservation. 31:480-491.
  • Kong, F., Tang, J., Rasco, B. and Crapo, C. 2007. Kinetics of salmon quality changes during high temperature thermal processing. J. Food Science. 72(2): S103-111.
  • Shin, J.H. and Rasco, B.A. 2007. Effect of water phase salt content and storage temperature on Listeria monocytogenes survival in chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) roe and caviar (ikura). J. Food Science. 72(5): M160-165.

2006

  • Shin, J.H., Kang, D.H. and Rasco, B.A. 2006. Survival and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in MAP packaged fresh rainbow trout. World Aquaculture. 37(3):6-10.
  • Al-Holy, M.A. and Rasco, B.A. 2006.Characterization of salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) caviar proteins. J. Food Biochem. 30:422-428.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2006. CH 159. Seafood products – Science and technology. In: Handbook of Food Science. Marcel Dekker, NY NY. pp.159-1-13.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Bledsoe, G.E. 2006. CH 160. Surimi and surimi analogs. In: Handbook of Food Science and Technology. Marcel Dekker, NY NY. pp.160-1-7.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2006. CH 161. Caviar and fish roe. In: Handbook of Food Science and Technology. Marcel Dekker, NY NY. pp.161-1-20.
  • Shin, J.H., Lee, S.Y., Dougherty, R.H., Rasco, B.A. and Kang, D.H. 2006. Combined effect of mild heat and acetic acid treatment for inactivating Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella Typhimurium in asparagus. J. Food Protection. 101:1140-1151.
  • Al-Holy, M.A., al-Qadiri, H.M., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2006.Inhibition of Listeria innocua in hummus (chickpea dip) by a combination of nisin and citric acid. J. Food Protection. 69(66):1322-1327.
  • Al-Qadiri, H.M., Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2006. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, detection and discrimination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Alicyclobacillus strains in apple juice. Int. J. Food Micro. 111:73-80.
  • Al-Holy, M.A., Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G., Rasco, B.A. 2006. The use of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy to differentiate Escherichia coli 0157:7 from other bacteria inoculated into apple juice. Food Micro. 23:162-168.

2005

  • Lin, M., al-Holy, M., Chang, S.S., Huang, Y., Cavinato, A.G., Kang, D.H and Rasco, B.A. 2005. Rapid discrimination of different Alicyclobacillus sp. isolates in apple juice by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Int. J. Food Micro. 105:369-376.
  • Lin, M., Mousavi, M., al-Holy, M., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2005. Rapid near infrared spectroscopic method for the detection of spoilage in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fillet. J. Food Science. 71(1):S018-023.
  • Al-Holy, M., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2005. Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes in sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) caviar using a combination of nisin with chemical antimicrobials or moderate heat. J. Food Protection. 68(3):512-520.
  • Al-Holy, M., Wang, Y., Tang, J. and Rasco, B. 2005. Dielectric properties of salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) caviar at radio frequency (RF) and microwave (MW) pasteurization frequencies. J. Food Engineering. 70(4):564-570.

2004

  • Al-Holy, M, Ruiter, J., Lin, M, Kang, D.H. and Rasco, B. 2004. Inactivation of Listeria innocua in nisin treated salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in caviar treated by radio frequency (RF). J. Food Protection. 67(9):1848-8154.
  • Al-Holy, M., Quinde, A., Guan, D., Tang, J. and Rasco, B. 2004. Thermal inactivation of Listeria innocua in salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) caviar using conventional glass and novel aluminum TDT tubes. J. Food Protection. 67(2):383-386.
  • Lin, M., al-Holy, M., al-Qadiri, H., Kang, D.H., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2004. Discrimination of intact and injured species of Listeria spp. by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and principal component analysis. J. Agric. Food Chem. 52:5769-5772.
  • Lin, M., al-Holy, M., Mousavi-Hesary, M., al-Qadiri, H., Cavinato, A.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2004. Rapid and quantitative detection of the microbial spoilage in chicken breast muscle by short-wavelength near-infrared (SW-NIR) Spectroscopy. J. Applied and Environmental Micro. 39:148-155.
  • Phillippy, B.Q., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2004. Analysis of phytate in raw and cooked potatoes. J. Food Composition and Analysis. 17(2):217-226.

2003

  • Raviyan, P., Tang, J., Orellana, L. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Physiochemical properties of a TTI based upon immobilization of Aspergillus oryzae a-amylase in polyacrylamide gel as affected by degree of cross-linking agent and salt content. J. Food Science. 68(7):2302-2308.
  • Huang, Y., Tang, J., Swanson, B.G., Cavinato, A.G., Lin, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Near infrared spectroscopy: a tool for studying physical and chemical properties of polysaccharide gels. Carbohydrate Polymers. 54:281-288.
  • Huang, Y., Tang, J., Swanson, B.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Effect of calcium concentration on textural properties of high and low acyl mixed gellan gels. Carbohydrate Polymers. 54:517-522.
  • Raviyan, P., Tang, J. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Thermal stability of a-amylase from Aspergillus oryzae entrapped in polyacrylamide gel. J. Agric. Food Chem. 51:5462-5466.
  • Smith, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. The dose makes the poison: Are pesticides defective products? Drake University J. Agricultural Law. 8:653-688.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Effective food security plans for production agriculture and food processing. Food Protection Trends. Feb. pp. 130-141.
  • Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Smiley, S., Huang, Y., al-Holy, M. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Bruise detection in Pacific pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) by Short-Wavelength Near-Infrared (SW-NIR) spectroscopy and image analysis. J. Agric. Food Chem. 51:6404-6408.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Bledsoe, C.D. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Caviar and fish roe products. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 43(2):233-271.
  • Huang, Y., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Kangas, L.J., Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Non-destructive prediction of moisture and sodium chloride in cured Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) (teijin) by short wavelength near infrared spectroscopy (SW-NIR). J. Food Science. 68(2):482-486.
  • Lin, M., Cavinato, A.G., Huang, Y. and Rasco, B.A. 2003. Predicting sodium chloride content in commercially produced king (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and chum (O. keta) smoked salmon fillet portions by short-wavelength near-infrared (SW-NIR) spectroscopy. Food Research International. 36(8):761-766.

2002

  • Buzby, J.C., Frenzen, P. and Rasco, B. 2002. Jury decisions and awards in personal injury lawsuits involving foodborne pathogens. J. Consumer Affairs. 36(2):220-238.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. The threat of bioterrorism to the food supply. Business Briefing. Food Tech. World Market Series. World Markets Research Centre Ltd. Leatherhead Food RA. Surrey, UK. pp. 16-20.
  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. Addressing the risk of bioterrorism in food production. Food Technology. February, 56(2):43-47.
  • Huang, Y., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2002. Non-destructive prediction of moisture and sodium chloride in cold smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). J. Food Science. 67(7):2543-2547.

2001

  • Bledsoe, G.E. and Rasco, B.A. 2001. What is the risk of bioterrorism in food production? Food Quality. November/December, 33-37.
  • Buzby, J.C., Frenzen, P.D. and Rasco, B.A. 2001. Product Liability and Microbial Foodborne Illness. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Economic Report No. 799. USDA, Beltsville, MD. 41 pp.
  • Huang, Y., Rogers, T.M., Wenz, M.A., Cavinato A.G., Mayes, D.M., Bledsoe, G.E, and Rasco B.A. 2001. Detection of sodium chloride in cured salmon roe by SW-IR spectroscopy. J. Agric. Food Chem. 49:4161-4167.

2000

  • Kristinsson, H.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2000. Biochemical and functional properties of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) muscle proteins hydrolyzed with various alkaline proteases. J. Agric. Food Chem. 48:657-666.
  • Kristinsson, H.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2000. Fish protein hydrolysates: Production, biochemical and chemical properties. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 40(1):43-81.
  • Kristinsson, H.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2000. Hydrolysis of salmon muscle proteins by an enzyme mixture extracted from Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) pyloric caeca. J. Food Biochemistry. 24:177-187.
  • Kristinsson, H.G. and Rasco, B.A. 2000. Kinetics of the hydrolysis of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) muscle proteins by alkaline proteases and a visceral serine protease mixture. Process Biochemistry. 36:131-139.
  • Bledsoe, G.E., Rasco, B.A. and Pigott, G.M. 2000. The affect of bicarbonate salt addition on the gel forming properties of Alaska pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) and Pacific whiting (Merluccius productus) surimi produced under commercial conditions. J. Aquatic Food Products Technology. 9(1):31-45.

pre-2000

  • Rasco, B.A. 1997. Protecting trade secrets in the HACCP era. Food Quality. Sept. pp 16-23.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1997. Products liability and HACCP. Food Quality. Oct. pp 16-18.
  • Lund, J.K., Bartlett, H.J., Gauglitz, E.J., Wekell, J.C. and Rasco, B.A. 1997. Uptake and depuration of domoic acid by the Dungeness crab (Cancer magister Dana 1852). J. Shellfish Research. 16(1):225-231.
  • Clark, M. M., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M., Rasco, B.A. and Sun, Y. 1997. Non-invasive SW-NIR spectroscopic method for determination of lipid content in muscle of rainbow trout. Eastern Oregon Science J. 13:9-14.
  • Skonberg, D., Rasco, B.A. and Dong, F.M. 1994. Fatty acid composition and oxidative deterioration in muscle of salmonids fed high monounsaturated fatty acid diets. J. Nutrition. 124:1628-1638.
  • Dimes, E.L., Garcia-Carreno, F., Dong, F., Rasco, B., Forster, I., Fairgrieve, W., Hardy, R., Barrows, R., Higgs, D.A. and Haard, N.F. 1994. Estimation of protein digestibility in salmonids by an in vitro method. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 108A:363-370.
  • Scott, T.M., Rasco, B.A. and Hardy, R.W. 1994. Stability of krill meal, astaxanthin, and canthaxanthin color in cultured rainbow trout (O. mykiss) fillets during frozen storage and cooking. J. Aquatic Food Products Technology. 3(4):53-63.
  • Brown, P., Rasco, B.A. and Borhan, M. 1993. Color removal from the dark muscle of Alaskan pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) fillets and minces using peroxide based chemical treatments. J. Aquatic Food Product Technology. 2(2):125-134.
  • Skonberg, D.I., Rasco, B.A. and Dong, F.M. 1993. Effects of feeding high monounsaturated sunflower oil diets on sensory attributes of salmonid fillets. J. Aquatic Food Product Technology. 2(1):117-133.
  • Lee, C., Rasco, B.A. and Dong, F.M. 1993. Effects of sterilizing doses of gamma irradiation on the levels of vitamin A, and amino acids in selected dairy products. J. Food Processing and Preservation. 17(6):421-436.
  • Belisle, P., Rasco, B.A., Siffring, K.A. and Bruinsma, B. 1993. Baking properties and microstructure of yeast-raised breads containing wheat bran:carrageenan blends or laminates. Food Structure. 12:489-496.
  • Dong, F.M., Fairgrieve, W. F., Skonberg, D. I. and Rasco, B. A. 1993. Preparation and nutrient analyses of lactic acid bacterial ensiled salmon viscera. Aquaculture. 109:351-366.
  • Dong, F.M., Hardy, R.W., Haard, N.F., Barrows, F.T., Rasco, B.A., Fairgrieve, W.T. and Forster, I. 1993. Chemical composition and protein digestibility of poultry by-product meals for salmonid diets. Aquaculture. 116: 149-158.
  • Borhan, M. and Rasco, B.A. 1992. The effect of detergent solubilization on the activity of the lipid peroxidative enzyme system from the sarcoplasmic reticulum of flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus). J. Aquatic Food Products Technology. 1(1):85-96.
  • Lee, M.H., Cavinato, A.G., Mayes, D.M. and Rasco, B.A. 1992. Development of an SW-NIR (short wavelength near infrared) spectroscopic method to estimate the crude lipid content in the muscle of intact rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J. Agric. Food Chem. 40(11): 2176-2181.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Dong, F.M. 1992. Comparison of the textural and storage stability properties of bread containing comparable levels of conventional and novel fiber ingredients. J. Food Processing and Preservation. 15:433-442.
  • Dong, F.M., Hashisaka, A.E., Rasco, B.A., Einstein, M.A., Mar, D.R and Aker, S.N. 1992. Acceptability of irradiated or aseptically prepared frozen dairy desserts by patients recovering from bone marrow transplants. J. AmericanDietetics Assn. 92(5):719-723.
  • Gazzaz, S.S., Rasco, B.A. and Dong, F.M. 1992. Application of immunochemical assays to food analysis. CRCReviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 32(3):197-229.
  • Gazzaz, S.S., and Rasco, B.A. 1992. Parvalbumins in fish and their role as food allergens. A review. Reviews inFisheries Science.1(1):1-26.
  • Rasco, B.A., Borhan, M., Yegge, J., Lee, M.H., Siffring, K.A. and Bruinsma, B. 1991. Evaluation of enzymes and chemically treated wheat bran ingredients in yeast-raised breads. Cereal Chemistry. 68(3):295-299.
  • Borhan, M. Rasco, B.A. and Hultin, H.O. 1990. Effect of post-mortem age on enzymic lipid peroxidation in flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) sarcoplasmic reticulum. J. Food Biochemistry.14:307-317.
  • Rasco, B.A., Miller, C. and King, T. 1990. Utilization of near infra-red spectroscopy to estimate the proximate composition of trout muscle without sample pretreatment. J. Agric. Food. Chem. 39 (1): 67-72.
  • Rasco, B.A., Rubenthaler, G., Borhan, M. and Dong, F.M. 1990. Baking properties of breads and cookies incorporating distillers’ or brewer’s grains from wheat or barley. J. Food Science. 55(2):424-429.
  • Dong, F.M., Rasco, B.A., Gazzaz, S.S., San Buenaventura, M.L. and Holcomb, L. 1990. Body composition and serum and liver lipids in rats fed distillers’ dried grains with solubles. J. Science of Food and Agriculture. 51:299-308.
  • Rasco, B.A., Gazzaz, S.S. and Dong, F.M. 1990. Iron, calcium, zinc and phytic acid content of yeast-raised breads containing distillers’ dried grains and other fiber ingredients. J. Food Composition and Analysis. 3:88-95.
  • Rasco, B.A., Borhan, M. and Yamauchi, C. 1990. Evaluation of fiber ingredients from triticale. J. Food Processing andPreservation. 14:453-466.
  • Hashisaka, A.E., Einstein, M.A., Rasco, B.A., Hungate, F.P. and Dong, F.M. 1990. Sensory analysis of dairy products irradiated at -78oC. J. Food Science. 55(2):404-408.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1990. Women and Native Americans – Comments. Food Technology. 44(6):30.
  • Rasco, B.A., Borhan, M. and Owusu-Ansah, Y. 1989. Effects of drying technique and incorporation of soluble solids on the chemical composition and color of distillers’ grain products. Cereal Foods World. 34(4):346-349.
  • Dong. F.M., Lee, C.J., Rasco, B.A. and Hungate, F.P. 1989. Effects of gamma-irradiation on the contents of thiamin, riboflavin, and vitamin B-12 in dairy products for low microbial diets. J. Food Processing and Preservation. 13(3):233-244.
  • Rasco, B.A., Hashisaka, A.E., Dong, F.M. and Einstein, M.A. 1989. Sensory evaluation of baked goods incorporating different levels of distillers’ dried grains with solubles from white wheat. J. Food Science. 54(2):337-342.
  • Gazzaz, S.S., Rasco, B.A., Dong, F.M. and Borhan, M. 1989. The effect of processing on the thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin B-12 content of fermented whole grain cereal products. J. Food Processing and Preservation. 13(5):321-333.
  • Dong, F.M., Nevissi, A.E. and Rasco, B.A. 1988. Mineral content and level of metal contamination in over-the-counter calcium supplements. J. Micronutrient Analysis. 4:71-77.
  • Rasco, B.A. 1988. Stability of lipids in distillers’ grain products made from soft white winter wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 65:161-165.
  • Rasco, B.A. and Hultin, H.O. 1988. Comparison of dogfish and porcine pancreatic lipase. Comparative Biochemistryand Physiology. 89BL671-677.
  • Yoon, I., Matches, J.R. and Rasco, B.A. 1988. Microbiological and chemical changes of imitation crab during storage. J. Food Science. 53:1343-1346,1426.
  • Rasco, B.A., Dong, F.M., Hashisaka, A.E., Gazzaz, S.S., Downey, S.E. and San Buenaventura, M.L. 1987. Chemical composition of distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) from soft white wheat, hard red wheat and corn. J. FoodScience. 53:236-237.
  • Rasco, B.A., Downey, S.E., Dong, F.M. and Ostrander, J. 1987. Consumer acceptability and color of deep-fried fish batter made with distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) from wheat and corn. J. Food Science. 52:1506-508.
  • Rasco, B.A., Downey, S.E. and Dong, F.M. 1987. Consumer acceptability of baked goods containing distillers’ dried grains with solubles from soft white winter wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 64:139-143.
  • San Buenaventura, M.L., Dong, F.M. and Rasco, B.A. 1987. The total dietary fiber content of distillers’ dried grains with solubles. Cereal Chemistry. 64:135.
  • Dong, F.M., and Rasco, B.A. 1987. The neutral detergent fiber, acid detergent fiber, crude fiber and lignin content of distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS). J. Food Science. 52:403-405,410.
  • Dong, F.M., Rasco, B.A. and Gazzaz, S.S., 1987. A protein quality assessment of wheat and corn distillers’ dried grains with solubles. Cereal Chemistry. 64:327-332.
  • Erhan, S., Rasco, B., Cohen, L. and Marsolf, T. 1979. Development of a novel classificatory method: use of amino acid nearest neighbors as an objective key. Biochemical System Ecology. 7:177-185.
  • Erhan, S., Greller, L. and Rasco, B. 1977. Symmetry patterns in chymotrypsin. International J. Protein Research. 9:5-10.
  • Erhan, S., Greller, L. and Rasco, B. 1977. Evolution of the transfer RNA molecule. Z. Naturforsch. BioScience. 32C:413-418.

Dr. Barbara Rasco

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