Teresa Bergholz and Jade Mitchell, both Ph.D.’s with Michigan State University (MSU), hope to characterize the changes that E. coli O157:H7 goes through on romaine lettuce during post-harvest cold storage.

Their project is titled “Quantifying risk associated with changes in EHEC physiology during post-harvest pre-processing stages of leafy green production.”

Continue Reading Project examines E. coli’s viability during romaine post-harvest cooling