Kalmia E Kniel
Animal and Food Sciences
Phone: (302) 831-6513
Office: 019 Townsend Hall
- Specializes in the safety of fruits and vegetables, microbial food safety, food science and food processing.
- A distinguished virologist, Kniel examines microorganisms on fresh produce and methods of inactivating them.
- Works on understanding transmission, survival and risks associated with norovirus, hepatitis A virus, emerging enteric viruses, Salmonella species, and pathogenic E. coli species.
- Spent two years working for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, studying parasites, food safety and addressing possible vaccine issues.
Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
UD professors look at water reuse for irrigation and consumer response
UD students look at possible contamination of irrigation water
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USDA awards food science program $156,000 grant