Center for Food Safety and Security Systems (CFS3) Microbial Food Safety Literature Databases

The Director of Center for Food Safety and Security Systems (CFS3), Dr. Robert Buchanan, has been collecting and indexing relevant articles in the area of microbial food safety for the last 25 years. He is making his personal efforts available to the public through

The databases are available in Microsoft Access and are organized in 12 files according to the main subject matter. Once downloaded, the databases can be searched, queried, and used to develop reports using the various capability available within Microsoft Access.

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Microbiological Safety of Leafy Green Vegetables: A Bibliography

Download: Leafy Greens Bibliography

Microbiological Safety of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Melons: A Bibliography

Download: Melon Bibliography

Microbiological Safety of Tomatoes and Tomato Products: A Bibliography

Download: Tomato Bibliography