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Researcher: Sumner, JL (Dr John Sumner)

Fields of Research

Microbiology
Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety
Bacteriology
Stochastic Analysis and Modelling
Food Processing
Food Sciences
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

Research Objectives

Food Safety
Carcass Meat (incl. Fish and Seafood)
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Processed Meat Products
Livestock Product Traceability and Quality Assurance

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Listeria monocytogenes in Australian ready-to-eat meats: risks and controls; Food Australia
A risk microbiological profile of the Australian red meat industry: Risk ratings of hazard-product pairings; International Journal of Food Microbiology
A risk profile of the Australian red meat industry: hazard identification; Food Australia
A semi-quantitative seafood safety risk assessment; International Journal of Food Microbiology
A simple, spreadsheet-based, food safety risk assessment tool; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Application of risk assessment in the fish industry - FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No 442; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Assuring Safety of SeafoodóRisk Assessment; Seafood Processing: Technology, Quality and Safety
Evaluation of a Predictive Model for Total Viable and Lactic Acid Bacteria on Refrigerated Vacuum-Packed Beef Primals; Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection
Food poisoning rates in Australia: an alternative view; Food Australia
HACCP and quality assurance systems in the Australian seafood industry; Third International Fish Inspection and Quality Control Conference
How Effective is Sponge Sampling for Removing Bacteria from Beef Carcasses?; Food Protection Trends:
Implementation of HACCP systems in the export of seafoods from Pacific Island nations; Third International Fish Inspection and Quality Control Conference
Microbial profiles of carcasses and minced meat from kangaroos processed in South Australia; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Microbiological Quality of Australian Beef; Journal of Food Protection
Microbiological Quality of Australian Sheep Meat; Journal of Food Protection
Prevalance of E coli O157 in dairy cows presented for slaughter in Victoria; Australian Veterinary Journal
Quantitative risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meats in Australia; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Rates of food poisoning in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Raw fish consumption in Australia: how safe is it?; Food Australia
Recovery Efficiency of Total Viable Counts from Beef Carcasses Using the Surface Sponge Sampling Method; International Associaotn for Food Protection Annual General Meeting
Shelf Life of Australian Red Meat; Meat and Livestock Australia
The effect of incubation temperature on total viable counts of beef and sheep carcasses; International Association for Food Protection
The use of microbiological surveys to evaluate the co-regulation of abattoirs in New South Wales, Australia; Food Control
The use of predictive microbiology by the Australian meat industry; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Using a quantitative risk assessment to mitigate risk of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meats in Australia; Food Control
Using predictive microbiology to benefit the Australian meat industry; Case studies in food safety and authenticity : Lessons from real-life situations
Which food categories cause salmonellosis in Australia?; Food Australia

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision