Dr. Richard H. Linton
Asst. Director of Ag Research Programs
- Food Science Building, Room 3171
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2009
- (765) 494-7953
The study of growth and inactivation of foodborne pathogens in different foods. Specific interest on studying the heat inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes under varying environmental conditions. Developing novel methods for non-thermal inactivation of pathogens in fresh fruit and vegetable products. Applied research efforts have been dedicated to developing food safety and quality programs as well as performing microbial assessments of food processing and food preparation environments.