Adrienne E.H. Shearer

Education

Instruction and Outreach

Professional Affiliations

Research

Publications

Book Chapters:

Shearer, A.E.H., Kniel, K.E., Chen, H., and D.G. Hoover. 2016. High pressure effects on viruses, In High Pressure Processing of Food – Principles, Technology and Applications. V.M. Balasubramaniam, G.V. Barbosa-Cánovas, and H.L.M. Lelieveld (eds). Springer. New York, NY.

Kniel, K.E. and A.E.H. Shearer. 2015. Berry contamination: Outbreaks and contamination issues, In The Produce Contamination Problem, second ed. G. Sapers, E. Solomon, and K.R. Matthews (eds). Elsevier Inc.

Kniel, K.E. and A.E.H. Shearer. 2009. Berry contamination: Outbreaks and contamination issues, In The Produce Contamination Problem. G. Sapers, E. Solomon, and K.R. Matthews (eds). Elsevier Inc.  pp. 271-305.


Refereed Journals:

Shearer, A.E.H., Hoover, D.G, Abraham, D., Martinez, P., Gleason, J., Chamberlin, B., Klein, J.R., Buttram, J., Snider, S., and K.E. Kniel. In preparation. Development and assessment of Potluck Panic, an online game for post-secondary food safety education.

Shearer, A.E.H. and K.E. Kniel. In preparation. Effect of bacteria and bacterial constituents on recovery and resistance of human norovirus and Tulane virus.

Shearer, A.E.H and K.E. Kniel. In preparation. Effect of plant-derived proteases for inactivation of human norovirus, Tulane virus, murine norovirus, and hepatitis A virus.

Shearer, A.E.H. and K.E. Kniel. In press. Enhanced removal of norovirus surrogates, murine norovirus and Tulane virus, from aqueous systems by zero-valent iron. J. Food Prot.

Shearer, A.E.H., LeStrange, K., Saldaña Castañeda, R., and K.E. Kniel. 2016. Transfer of pathogens from cantaloupe rind to preparation surfaces and edible tissue as a function of cutting method. J. Food Prot. 79(5): 764-770.

Shearer, A.E.H., Hoover, D.G, and K.E. Kniel. 2014. Effect of bacterial cell-free supernatants on infectivity of norovirus surrogates. J. Food Prot.  77(1): 145-149.

Shearer, A.E.H., Snider, S. and K.E. Kniel. 2014. Implementation and assessment of novel food safety educational materials for secondary and post-secondary education. J. Food Sci. Ed. 13(1): 4-11.

Shearer, A.E.H., Snider, S. and K.E. Kniel. 2013. Development, dissemination, and pre-implementation evaluation of food safety educational materials for secondary education J. Food Sci. Ed. 12(2): 28-37.

Ye, M., Huang, Y., Neetoo, H., Shearer, A. E.H. and H. Chen. 2011. Influence of growth conditions on pressure resistance of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters and the optimization of post-pressure treatment recovery conditions J. Food Prot. 74(5):751-758.

Shearer, A.E.H., Neetoo, H.S. and H. Chen. 2010. Effect of growth and recovery temperatures on pressure resistance of Listeria monocytogenes. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 136: 359-363.

Shearer, A.E.H. and K. E. Kniel. 2009. High hydrostatic pressure for development of vaccines. J. Food Prot. 72(7): 1500-1508.

Kural, A.G., Shearer, A.E.H., Kingsley, D.H. and H. Chen. 2008. Pressure inactivation of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in oysters – the influence of pressure level and treatment temperature. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 127: 1-5.

Sharma, M., Shearer, A.E.H., Hoover, D. G., Solomon, M. B., Liu, M.N. and K. E. Kniel. 2008. Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses. Innov. Food Sci. and Emerg. Technol. 9: 418-422.

Kniel, K.E., Shearer, A.E.H., Cascarino, J.L., Wilkins, G.C. and M.C. Jenkins. 2007. High hydrostatic pressure and UV light treatment of produce contaminated with Eimeria acervulina as a Cyclospora cayetanensis surrogate. J. Food Prot. 70(12): 2837-2842.

Shearer, A.E.H., Wilkins, G.C., Jenkins, M.C. and K. E. Kniel. 2007. Effects of high hydrostatic pressure on Eimeria acervulina pathogenicity, immunogenicity and structural integrity. Innov. Food Sci. and Emerg. Technol. 8: 259-268.

Shearer, A.E.H. and C.G. Davies. 2005. Physicochemical properties of freshly baked and stored whole wheat muffins with and without flaxseed meal. J. Food Quality 28: 50-66.

Strapp, C.M., Shearer, A.E.H. and R.D. Joerger. 2003. Survey of retail alfalfa sprouts and mushrooms for the presence of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Listeria with BAXä, and evaluation of this polymerase chain reaction-based system with experimentally contaminated samples. J. Food Prot. 66(2): 182-187.

Shearer, A.E.H., Chuyate, R., Mazzotta, A.S. and D. Gombas. 2002. Heat resistance of juice spoilage microorganisms. J. Food Prot. 65(8): 1271-1275.

Shearer, A.E.H., Strapp, C. and R.D. Joerger. 2001. Evaluation of a polymerase chain reaction–based system for detection of Salmonella Enteritidis, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria spp., and Listeria monocytogenes on fresh fruits and vegetables. J. Food Prot. 64(6): 788-795.

Shearer, A.E.H., Dunne, C.P., Sikes, A., and D.G. Hoover. 2000. Bacterial spore inhibition and inactivation in foods by pressure, chemical preservatives, and mild heat. J. Food Prot. 63(11): 1503-1510.

Shearer, A.E.H., Paik, J.S., Hoover, D.G., Haynie, S.L. and M.J. Kelley. 2000. Potential of an antibacterial ultraviolet-irradiated nylon film. Biotech. Bioeng. 67(2): 141-146.

Other Publications:

Video, case studies, and web games: Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation, Materials for Secondary Science Education. 2010. (http://ag.udel.edu/foodinvestigation/). Shearer, A.E.H., K.E. Kniel and S. Snider.

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Contact Information
Adrienne E.H. Shearer

Scientist


015 Townsend Hall
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-0115
Fax number: (302) 831-2822
Email: ashearer@udel.edu