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Extension Publications


  • Xu, W., Cater, M., Navarre C.B., Coulon, D., Ahrens, C. 2017. Share the knowledge, not the illness: animal contact in public settings. Factsheet series.
  • Shirley, M., Watts, E., Xu, W. Armentor, M., May, S. 2017. Health benefits of seafood. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. 2017. Food Safety and You-for moms-to-be. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. 2016. Food Safety and You-food and water safety after flooding. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. and Jenny, B.F. 2016. Food Safety and You: The dangers of raw milk. Factsheet series.
  • Ivey, M. L., Xu, W. and Fontenot, K. 2016. Food Safety and You-Microbial safety of fresh produce in home gardens after flooding. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. 2015. Food Safety and You-Listeriosis. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. 2015. Food Safety and You-foodborne Botulism. Factsheet series.
  • Xu, W. Coulon, D. Welborn, N. and Navarre, C. 2015. Food Safety and You-The dangers of raw pet food diets. Factsheet series.

Magazine Articles

  • Xu, W. 2015. Prevent foodborne illness at home. Louisiana Agriculture. 58(4): p33.

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Xu, W., Cater, M., Gaitán, A., Drewery, M., Gravois, R., Lammi-Keefe, C.J. 2017. Awareness of Listeria and high-risk food consumption behavior among pregnant women in Louisiana. Food Control. 76:62-65.
  • Drewery, M., Gaitán, A., Thaxton, C., Xu, W., Lammi-Keefe, C. 2016. Pregnant women in Louisiana are not meeting dietary seafood recommendations. Journal of Pregnancy. 2016:1-9.
  • Xu, W., Chen, H., Wu, C. 2016. Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 inactivation, color and bioactive compounds enhancement on raspberries during frozen storage after decontamination using new formula sanitizer washing or pulsed light. Journal of Food Protection. 79 (7):1107-1114.
  • Xu, W., Wu, C. 2016. The impact of pulsed light on decontamination, quality, and bacterial attachment of fresh raspberries. Food Microbiology. 57: 135-143.
  • Xu, W., Chen, H., Wu, C. 2015. Application of pulsed light (PL)-surfactant combination on inactivation of Salmonella and apparent quality of green onions. LWT - Food Science & Technology. 61(2): 596-601.
  • Xu, W., Wu, C. 2014. Decontamination of Salmonella enterica Typhimurium on green onions using a new formula of sanitizer washing and pulsed UV light (PL). Food Research International. 62, 280-285.
  • Xu, W., Wu, C. 2014. Different efficiency of ozonated water washing to inactivate Salmonella enterica Typhimurium on green onions, grape tomatoes, and green leaf lettuces. Journal of Food Science. 79(3), 379–383.
  • Xu, W., Chen, H., Huang, Y., Wu, C. 2013. Decontamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on green onions using pulsed light (PL) and PL–surfactant–sanitizer combinations. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 166, 102–108.
  • Dong, X., Xu, W., Sikes, R.A., Wu, C. 2013. Combination of low dose of genistein and daidzein has synergistic preventive effects on isogenic human prostate cancer cells when compared with individual soy isoflavone. Food Chemistry. 141, 1923–1933.
  • Dong, X., Xu, W., Sikes, R.A., Wu, C. 2012. Apoptotic effects of cooked and in vitro digested soy on human prostate cancer cells. Food Chemistry, 135, 1643–1652.
  • Sun, Y., Xu, W., Zhang, W., Hu, Q., Zeng, X. 2011. Optimizing the extraction of phenolic antioxidants from kudingcha made from Ilex kudingcha C.J. Tseng by using response surface methodology. Separation and Purification Technology, 78 (3), 311–320.
  • Xu, W., Liu, L., Hu, B., Sun, Y., Ye, H., Ma, D., Zeng, X. 2010. TPC in the leaves of 116 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) varieties and Pushu 53 leaf extracts. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 23, 599–604.
revised: 18-Sep-2018 10:43