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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Úrsula Gonzales Barron

Auxiliary Researcher
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303325
E-mail: ubarron@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-8462-9775
Scopus Author ID: 9435483700

Career

  • Since 2019: Assistant at CIMO-IPB, Portugal
  • 2013 - 2019: Investigator Fellow (FCT) equivalent to Principal Investigator for Scientific Career
  • 2013 - 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Grants awarded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology
  • 2007 - 2012: Senior Researcher of the ‘Microbial Risk Assessment’ Research Unit
  • 2005 - 2007: Lead Researcher of the ‘Meat and Animal Traceability’ Research Unit
  • 2004 - 2005: Postdoctoral Research Associate,
  • 2000 - 2001: Teaching Assistant

Roles

  • Since 2017: Editorial Board Member of Microbial Risk Analysis, Elsevier
  • Since 2016: Editorial Board Member of Food Research International
  • 2016 - 2016: Member of the International Programme Committee, Section: Methods and Tools applied to Food Quality and Safety Evaluation, FOODSIM 2016
  • Since 2015: Editor of LWT – Food Science and Technology, Elsevier
  • 2015 - 2015: Member of the Organising Committee and Scientific Committee, ICPMF9
  • 2015 - 2015: Member of the International Scientific Committee, FABE 2015
  • 2013 - 2013: Member of the Scientific Committee, Seminar: Autochthonous Genetic Resources for a Sustainable Animal Production. INIAV
  • 2013 - 2013: Member of the International Scientific Committee, FABE 2013
  • 2012 - 2012: Member of the International Programme Committee, Section: Methods and Tools applied to Food Quality and Safety Evaluation, FOODSIM 2012
  • 2011 - 2011: Member of the International Scientific Committee, CIBIA 8, VIII Iberoamerican Congress of Food Engineering
  • 2011 - 2011: Member of the National Organising Committee, PMF7 2011
  • 2010 - 2010: Member of the International Programme Committee, Section: Methods and Tools applied to Food Quality and Safety Evaluation, FOODSIM 2010

Qualifications

  • 2006 - PhD. in Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • 1999 - MSc. of Food Engineer, National Agricultural University La Molina, Peru (Thesis Approved)
  • 1998 - Bachelor degree in Food Industries, National Agricultural University La Molina, Peru (First-class honours)

Interests

  • Food Safety: Quantitative risk assessment of pathogens, acceptance sampling and statistical process control of microbial contamination, microbiology, dynamic modelling, meta-analysis, Bayesian statistics, and other predictive statistical techniques in food safety
  • Food Quality: Quality of meat and meat products, rheology, shelf-life, sensory analysis, digital image analysis, chemometrics

Projects:

MYCOTOX-PALOP - Multi-actor partnership for the risk assessment of mycotoxins along the food chain in African Portuguese-speaking countries (PALOP)
Funding body: FCT-AKDN
Reference: FCT AGA-KHAN / 541590696 / 2019
Principal Investigator:Paula Cristina Azevedo Rodrigues
Start: 2022-01-17
End: 2025-01-16
e-SafeFoods - Development of a comprehensive e-training programme on microbiological safety in food chains for current and future professionals
Funding body: Erasmus+ KA2 - partnerships for cooperation
Reference: 2021-1-FR01-KA220-VET-000033293
Principal Investigator:Úrsula Gonzales Barron
Start: 2022-01-01
End: 2024-06-30
Tech - Tecnology, Environment, Creativity and Health
Funding body: NORTE 2020
Reference: NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000043
Principal Investigator:Vasco Augusto Pilão Cadavez
Start: 2020-10-01
End: 2023-09-30
ListeriaPredict - Application of novel predictive microbiology techniques to shelf-life studies on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods
Funding body: EFSA Partnering Grants
Reference: GP/EFSA/ENCO/2020/03
Principal Investigator:Úrsula Gonzales Barron
Start: 2022-06-15
End: 2023-06-14
Pathogens-in-Foods - Development of a web application for the extraction and meta-analysis of data on biological hazards in foods
Funding body: EFSA
Reference: ANSES/IPB 2021-CRD-03
Principal Investigator:Úrsula Gonzales Barron
Start: 2021-07-22
End: 2022-07-21
ECOLAMB - Holistic Production to Reduce the Ecological Footprint of Meat
Funding body: ERA-NET
Reference: SusAn/002/2016
Principal Investigator:Vasco Augusto Pilão Cadavez
Start: 2017-09-04
End: 2020-08-31
QTradiSaus - Integral assessment of risk-based intervention strategies to improve the microbial safety of Portuguese traditional sausages
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-TEC/3107/2012
Principal Investigator:Joaquina Teresa Gaudêncio Dias
Start: 2013-07-01
End: 2015-06-30

Total results: 113
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Silva B.N.,Cadavez V.,Ferreira-Santos P.,Alves M.J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Correction: Silva et al. Chemical Profile and Bioactivities of Extracts from Edible Plants Readily Available in Portugal. Foods 2021, 10, 673
Foods, 11, , 2022

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Rosa García R.,Peric T.,Cadavez V.,Geß A.,Lima Cerqueira J.O.,Gonzales-Barrón Ú.,Baratta M.
Arthropod biodiversity associated to European sheep production systems
Small Ruminant Research, 205, , 2021

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Bodas R.,García-García J.J.,Montañés M.,Benito A.,Peric T.,Baratta M.,Viola I.,Geß A.,Ko N.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron Ú.,Domínguez E.,Olmedo S.
On farm welfare assessment of European fattening lambs
Small Ruminant Research, 204, , 2021

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Echegaray N.,Domínguez R.,Cadavez V.A.P.,Bermúdez R.,Pateiro M.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Lorenzo J.M.
Influence of feeding system on Longissimus thoracis et lumborum volatile compounds of an Iberian local lamb breed
Small Ruminant Research, 201, , 2021

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Silva B.N.,Cadavez V.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Meta-Regression models describing the effects of essential oils and added lactic acid bacteria on pathogen inactivation in cheese
Microbial Risk Analysis, 18, , 2021

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Echegaray N.,Domínguez R.,Cadavez V.A.P.,Bermúdez R.,Purriños L.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Hoffman E.,Lorenzo J.M.
Influence of the production system (Intensive vs. extensive) at farm level on proximate composition and volatile compounds of portuguese lamb meat
Foods, 10, , 2021

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Popova T.,Bermúdez Piedra R.,Tolsdorf A.,Geß A.,Pires J.,Domínguez R.,Chiesa F.,Brugiapaglia A.,Viola I.,Battaglini L.M.,Baratta M.,Lorenzo J.M.,Cadavez V.A.P.
Fatty acid composition of lamb meat from Italian and German local breeds
Small Ruminant Research, 200, , 2021

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Santos-Rodrigues G.,Piedra R.B.,Coelho-Fernandes S.,Osoro K.,Celaya R.,Maurício R.S.,Pires J.,Tolsdorf A.,Geß A.,Chiesa F.,Pateiro M.,Brugiapaglia A.,Bodas R.,Baratta M.,Lorenzo J.M.,Cadavez V.A.P.
Quality attributes of lamb meat from European breeds: Effects of intrinsic properties and storage
Small Ruminant Research, 198, , 2021

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Thebault A.,Kooh P.,Sanaa M.
Editorial note to the special issue “Risk factors for sporadic foodborne diseases by meta-analysis of observational studies”
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Guillier L.,Fravalo P.,Leclercq A.,Thébault A.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Risk factors for sporadic Yersinia enterocolitica infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Thébault A.,Favennec L.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Villena I.
Risk factors for sporadic giardiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis: Meta-analysis of risk factors associated with sporadic giardiasis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Thébault A.,Roque-Afonso A.M.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pavio N.
Risk factors for sporadic hepatitis A infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Guillier L.,Thébault A.,Fravalo P.,Mughini-Gras L.,Jourdan-da Silva N.,David J.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Risk factors for sporadic salmonellosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Thébault A.,David J.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pavio N.
Risk factors for sporadic norovirus infection: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Thebault A.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Villena I.
Risk factors for sporadic toxoplasmosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Pavio N.,Kooh P.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Thébault A.
Risk factors for sporadic hepatitis E infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Leclercq A.,Kooh P.,Augustin J.C.,Guillier L.,Thébault A.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Sanaa M.
Risk factors for sporadic listeriosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Fravalo P.,Kooh P.,Mughini-Gras L.,David J.,Thébault A.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Risk factors for sporadic campylobacteriosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Augustin J.C.,Kooh P.,Mughini-Gras L.,Guillier L.,Thébault A.,Audiat-Perrin F.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Sanaa M.
Risk factors for sporadic infections caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Kooh P.,Thébault A.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Villena I.
Risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Thébault A.,Kooh P.,Watier L.,Sanaa M.,Cadavez V.
Strategy for systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis modelling of risk factors for sporadic foodborne diseases
Microbial Risk Analysis, 17, , 2021

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Silva B.N.,Cadavez V.,Ferreira-Santos P.,Alves M.J.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Chemical profile and bioactivities of extracts from edible plants readily available in portugal
Foods, 10, , 2021

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Coelho-Fernandes S.,Santos-Rodrigues G.,Choupina A.,Piedra R.B.,Osoro K.,Celaya R.,García R.R.,Peric T.,Bianco S.D.,Piasentier E.,Chiesa F.,Brugiapaglia A.,Battaglini L.,Baratta M.,Bodas R.,Lorenzo J.M.,Cadavez V.A.P.
Microbial deterioration of lamb meat from European local breeds as affected by its intrinsic properties
Small Ruminant Research, 195, , 2021

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Alvarenga V.O.,Gonzales-Barron U.,do Prado Silva L.,Cadavez V.,Sant'Ana A.S.
Using extended Bigelow meta-regressions for modelling the effects of temperature, pH, °Brix on the inactivation of heat resistant moulds
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 338, , 2021

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Pennone V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Hunt K.,Cadavez V.,McAuliffe O.,Butler F.
Omnibus modeling of listeria monocytogenes growth rates at low temperatures
Foods, 10, , 2021

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Cadavez V.A.P.,Popova T.,Bermúdez R.,Osoro K.,Purriños L.,Bodas R.,Lorenzo J.M.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Compositional attributes and fatty acid profile of lamb meat from Iberian local breeds
Small Ruminant Research, 193, , 2020

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Dijkshoorn R.,Maloncy M.,Finimundy T.,Carocho M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Cadavez V.
Nutritional quality and staling of wheat bread partially replaced with Peruvian mesquite (Prosopis pallida) flour
Food Research International, 137, , 2020

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Pereira E.,Cadavez V.,Barros L.,Encina-Zelada C.,Stojković D.,Sokovic M.,Calhelha R.C.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.
Chenopodium quinoa Willd. (quinoa) grains: A good source of phenolic compounds
Food Research International, 137, , 2020

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Nunes Silva B.,Cadavez V.,Teixeira J.A.,Ellouze M.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Cardinal parameter meta-regression models describing Listeria monocytogenes growth in broth
Food Research International, 136, , 2020

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Campagnollo F.B.,Schaffner D.W.,Sant'Ana A.S.,Cadavez V.A.P.
Behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in the presence or not of intentionally-added lactic acid bacteria during ripening of artisanal Minas semi-hard cheese
Food Microbiology, 91, , 2020

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Dijkshoorn R.,Maloncy M.,Finimundy T.,Calhelha R.C.,Pereira C.,Stojković D.,Soković M.,Ferreira I.C.F.R.,Barros L.,Cadavez V.
Nutritive and bioactive properties of mesquite (prosopis pallida) flour and its technological performance in breadmaking
Foods, 9, , 2020

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Cadavez V.A.P.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Félix-Oliveira D.,Coelho-Fernandes S.,Santos-Rodrigues G.,Lorenzo J.M.,Piedra R.B.
Microbial deterioration of lamb meat of portuguese origin as affected by its intrinsic properties
11th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry, FOODSIM 2020, 145-150, 2020

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Silva B.N.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.
Meta-regression models describing the effects of added lactic acid bacteria on pathogen inactivation in milk and cheese
11th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry, FOODSIM 2020, 151-158, 2020

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Silva J.L.d.,Cadavez V.A.P.,Machado M.A.M.,Dias B.d.C.L.,Cunha-Neto A.d.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Figueiredo E.E.d.S.
Behavior of spoilage bacteria and Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica O:4,5 in vacuum-packaged beef during refrigeration
Ciencia Rural, 50, 1-7, 2020

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Cadavez V.A.P.,Xavier C.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Classification of beef carcasses from Portugal using animal characteristics and pH/temperature decline descriptors
Meat Science, 153, 94-102, 2019

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Cadavez V.,Campagnollo F.,Silva R.,Duffner C.,Schaffner D.,Sant'Ana A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
A comparison of dynamic tertiary and competition models for describing the fate of Listeria monocytogenes in Minas fresh cheese during refrigerated storage
Food Microbiology, 79, 48-60, 2019

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Pereira E.,Encina-Zelada C.,Barros L.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,C.F.R. Ferreira I.
Chemical and nutritional characterization of Chenopodium quinoa Willd (quinoa) grains: A good alternative to nutritious food
Food Chemistry, 280, 110-114, 2019

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Encina-Zelada C.R.,Cadavez V.,Monteiro F.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Physicochemical and textural quality attributes of gluten-free bread formulated with guar gum
European Food Research and Technology, 245, 443-458, 2019

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Hernández M.,Rodríguez-Lázaro D.,Valero A.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Zero-inflated binomial regressions for modelling low prevalence of pathogens in chicken meat as affected by sampling site
Microbial Risk Analysis, 10, 28-36, 2018

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Campagnollo F.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pilão Cadavez V.,Sant'Ana A.,Schaffner D.
Quantitative risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in traditional Minas cheeses: The cases of artisanal semi-hard and fresh soft cheeses
Food Control, 92, 370-379, 2018

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Encina-Zelada C.R.,Cadavez V.,Monteiro F.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Combined effect of xanthan gum and water content on physicochemical and textural properties of gluten-free batter and bread
Food Research International, 111, 544-555, 2018

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Campagnollo F.,Margalho L.,Kamimura B.,Feliciano M.,Freire L.,Lopes L.,Alvarenga V.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Schaffner D.,Sant'Ana A.
Selection of indigenous lactic acid bacteria presenting anti-listerial activity, and their role in reducing the maturation period and assuring the safety of traditional Brazilian cheeses
Food Microbiology, 73, 288-297, 2018

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Córdova-Ramos J.S.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cerrón-Mallqui L.M.
Physicochemical and sensory properties of yogurt as affected by the incorporation of jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) powder
LWT, 93, 506-510, 2018

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Gonçalves-Tenório A.,Nunes Silva B.,Rodrigues V.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Prevalence of pathogens in poultry meat: A meta-analysis of European published surveys
Foods, 7, , 2018

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Cadavez V.,Rodrigues V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Microbiological safety of goat milk and cheese: Evidences from a meta-analysis
Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments, 1, 379-390, 2018

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Encina-Zelada C.R.,Teixeira J.A.,Monteiro F.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.
Effect of xanthan gum on physicochemical and textural properties of gluten-free batter and bread
10th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2018, FOODSIM 2018, 204-209, 2018

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Silva B.N.,Cadavez V.,Teixeira J.A.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Meta-analysis of the incidence of foodborne pathogens in vegetables and fruits from retail establishments in Europe
Current Opinion in Food Science, 18, 21-28, 2017

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Gonçalves-Tenório A.,Rodrigues V.,Cadavez V.
Foodborne pathogens in raw milk and cheese of sheep and goat origin: a meta-analysis approach
Current Opinion in Food Science, 18, 7-13, 2017

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Encina-Zelada C.,Cadavez V.,Pereda J.,Gómez-Pando L.,Salvá-Ruíz B.,Teixeira J.A.,Ibañez M.,Liland K.H.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Estimation of composition of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) grains by Near-Infrared Transmission spectroscopy
LWT, 79, 126-134, 2017

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Gonzales-Barron U.
Editorial overview: Food microbiology
Current Opinion in Food Science, 14, v-vi, 2017

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Zhilyaev S.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Phetxumphou K.,Gallagher D.
Meta-analysis on the effect of interventions used in cattle processing plants to reduce Escherichia coli contamination
Food Research International, 93, 16-25, 2017

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Juneja V.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Mukhopadhyay S.,Friedman M.
Effect of pomegranate powder on the heat inactivation of Escherichia coli O104: H4 in ground chicken
Food Control, 70, 26-34, 2016

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Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pires P.,Fernandes E.,Pereira A.P.,Gomes A.,Araújo J.P.,Lopes-da-Silva F.,Rodrigues P.,Fernandes C.,Saavedra M.J.,Butler F.,Dias T.
An assessment of the processing and physicochemical factors contributing to the microbial contamination of salpicão, a naturally-fermented Portuguese sausage
LWT, 72, 107-116, 2016

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Saraiva C.,Fontes M.C.,Patarata L.,Martins C.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Modelling the kinetics of Listeria monocytogenes in refrigerated fresh beef under different packaging atmospheres
LWT, 66, 664-671, 2016

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Encina-Zelada C.,Teixeira J.A.,Pereda J.,Gómez-Pando L.,Ibañez M.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.
Application of Near-Infrared Transmission (NIT) spectroscopy for determination of fat and protein in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa willd) grains
9th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2016, FOODSIM 2016, 104-108, 2016

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Xavier C.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Müller A.
Classifying beef carcasses according to meat quality using animal/carcass characteristics and pH/temperature decline descriptors early post-mortem
9th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2016, FOODSIM 2016, 143-148, 2016

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Gonzales-Barrón U.,Piza L.,Xavier C.,Costa E.,Cadavez V.
An exposure assessment model of the prevalence of Salmonella spp. along the processing stages of Brazilian beef
Food Science and Technology International, 22, 10-20, 2016

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Juneja V.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Mukhopadhyay S.
Effect of pH, sodium chloride and sodium pyrophosphate on the thermal resistance of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef
Food Research International, 78, 482, 2015

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Pereira A.P.,Gomes A.,Araújo J.P.,Saavedra M.J.,Estevinho L.,Butler F.,Pires P.,Dias T.
Relating physicochemical and microbiological safety indicators during processing of linguiça, a Portuguese traditional dry-fermented sausage
Food Research International, 78, 50-61, 2015

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Popova T.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.
A meta-analysis of the effect of pasture access on the lipid content and fatty acid composition of lamb meat
Food Research International, 77, 476-483, 2015

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Juneja V.K.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Mukhopadhyay S.
Modelling the effect of pH, Sodium chloride and sodium pyrophosphate on the thermal resistance of Escherichia coli O157: H7 in ground beef
Food Research International, 69, 289-304, 2015

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Prado-Silva L.,Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Rezende A.C.B.,Sant'Ana A.S.
Meta-analysis of the effects of sanitizing treatments on Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes inactivation in fresh produce
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81, 8008-8021, 2015

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
Risk of salmonellosis from the consumption of Irish fresh pork sausages
International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, 7, 287-299, 2015

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Butler F.
Conducting inferential statistics for low microbial counts in foods using the Poisson-gamma regression
Food Control, 37, 385-394, 2014

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Xavier C.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Muller A.
Modelling the temperature and pH decline early post-mortem of beef carcasses
Modelling and Simulation 2014 - European Simulation and Modelling Conference, ESM 2014, 32-35, 2014

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Xavier C.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Paula V.,Estevinho L.,Cadavez V.
Meta-analysis of the incidence of foodborne pathogens in Portuguese meats and their products
Food Research International, 55, 311-323, 2014

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Pilão Cadavez V.,Butler F.
Statistical approaches for the design of sampling plans for microbiological monitoring of foods
Mathematical and Statistical Methods in Food Science and Technology, 363-384, 2013

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Pereira L.A.M.,Pinto C.N.,Piza L.V.,Silva A.C.S.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Costa E.J.X.
A new alternative real-time method to monitoring dough behavior during processing using wireless sensor technology
International Journal of Food Engineering, 9, 505-509, 2013

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Juneja V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.,Yadav A.,Friedman M.
Predictive thermal inactivation model for the combined effect of temperature, cinnamaldehyde and carvacrol on starvation-stressed multiple Salmonella serotypes in ground chicken
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 165, 184-199, 2013

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Sheridan J.,Butler F.
Modelling the effect of chilling on the occurrence of Salmonella on pig carcasses at study, abattoir and batch levels by meta-analysis
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 163, 101-113, 2013

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Zwietering M.,Butler F.
A novel derivation of a within-batch sampling plan based on a Poisson-gamma model characterising low microbial counts in foods
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 161, 84-96, 2013

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Gonzales-Barron U.A.
Predictive Microbial Modelling
Handbook of Food Safety Engineering, 108-152, 2012

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Gonzales-Barron U.A.,Redmond G.,Butler F.
A risk characterization model of Salmonella Typhimurium in Irish fresh pork sausages
Food Research International, 45, 1184-1193, 2012

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Sheridan J.,Butler F.,Cadavez V.
A meta-analytical assessment of the variability between abattoirs in the effect of chilling on the Salmonella incidence on pig carcasses
7th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2012, FOODSIM 2012, 80-87, 2012

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
The use of meta-analytical tools in risk assessment for food safety
Food Microbiology, 28, 823-827, 2011

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Barry B.,Gonzales Barron U.,Butler F.,Ward S.,McDonnell K.
Verification of sheep identity by means of a retinal recognition system
Transactions of the ASABE, 54, 1161-1167, 2011

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Gonzales Barron U.,Redmond G.,Butler F.
Estimating the exposure to Salmonella Typhimurium from consumption of Irish fresh pork sausages
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2010, FOODSIM 2010, 137-143, 2010

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Gonzales Barron U.,Redmond G.,Butler F.
Risk characterisation of Salmonella Typhimurium from consumption of Irish fresh pork sausages
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2010, FOODSIM 2010, 147-153, 2010

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Duggan S.J.,Mannion C.,Prendergast D.M.,Leonard N.,Fanning S.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Egan J.,Butler F.,Duffy G.
Tracking the Salmonella status of pigs and pork from lairage through the slaughter process in the republic of Ireland
Journal of Food Protection, 73, 2148-2160, 2010

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Kerr M.,Sheridan J.,Butler F.
Count data distributions and their zero-modified equivalents as a framework for modelling microbial data with a relatively high occurrence of zero counts
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 136, 268-277, 2010

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Ktenioudaki A.,Butler F.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Mc Carthy U.,Gallagher E.
Monitoring the dynamic density of wheat dough during fermentation
Journal of Food Engineering, 95, 332-338, 2009

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Prendergast D.,Duggan S.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Fanning S.,Butler F.,Cormican M.,Duffy G.
Prevalence, numbers and characteristics of Salmonella spp. on Irish retail pork
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 131, 233-239, 2009

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Corkery G.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Ayalew G.,Ward S.,McDonnell K.
A preliminary investigation of avian comb as a potential biometric marker for identification of poultry
Transactions of the ASABE, 52, 991-998, 2009

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Fröschle H.,Gonzales-Barron U.,McDonnell K.,Ward S.
Investigation of the potential use of e-tracking and tracing of poultry using linear and 2D barcodes
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 66, 126-132, 2009

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Gonzales Barron U.,Butler F.,McDonnell K.,Ward S.
The end of the identity crisis? Advances in biometric markers for animal identification
Irish Veterinary Journal, 62, 204-208, 2009

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Barron U.G.,Soumpasis I.,Butler F.,Prendergast D.,Duggan S.,Duffy G.
Estimation of prevalence of salmonella on pig carcasses and pork joints, using a quantitative risk assessment model aided by meta-analysis
Journal of Food Protection, 72, 274-285, 2009

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Barry B.,Corkery G.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Mc Donnell K.,Butler F.,Ward S.
A longitudinal study of the effect of time on the matching performance of a retinal recognition system for lambs
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 64, 202-211, 2008

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Prendergast D.,Duggan S.,Fanning S.,Cormican M.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.,Duffy G.
Prevalence and numbers of Salmonella spp. and Enterobacteriaceae on pork cuts in abattoirs in the Republic of Ireland
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 105, 1209-1219, 2008

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Gonzales Barron U.,Corkery G.,Barry B.,Butler F.,McDonnell K.,Ward S.
Assessment of retinal recognition technology as a biometric method for sheep identification
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 60, 156-166, 2008

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
Prediction of panellists' perception of bread crumb appearance using fractal and visual textural features
European Food Research and Technology, 226, 779-785, 2008

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
Fractal texture analysis of bread crumb digital images
European Food Research and Technology, 226, 721-729, 2008

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Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
Discrimination of crumb grain visual appearance of organic and non-organic bread loaves by image texture analysis
Journal of Food Engineering, 84, 480-488, 2008

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Gonzales Barron U.,Butler F.,Bergin D.,Duggan S.,Prendergast D.,Duffy G.
A preliminary simulation model for the prevalence of Salmonella spp. during pork processing in Ireland
5th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2008, FOODSIM 2008, 74-79, 2008

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Bergin D.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.
A meta-analysis study of the effect of chilling on prevalence of Salmonella spp. on pig carcasses
5th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2008, FOODSIM 2008, 71-73, 2008

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Barron U.G.,Butler F.
Crumb Features Quantification by Cryo-Scanning Electron Microscopy Images
Bubbles in Food 2: Novelty, Health and Luxury, 89-97, 2008

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Gonzales Barron U.,Bergin D.,Butler F.
A meta-analysis study of the effect of chilling on prevalence of Salmonella on pig carcasses
Journal of Food Protection, 71, 1330-1337, 2008

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Barry B.,Gonzales-Barron U.A.,McDonnell K.,Butler F.,Ward S.
Using muzzle pattern recognition as a biometric approach for cattle identification
Transactions of the ASABE, 50, 1073-1080, 2007

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Corkery G.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Butler F.,McDonnell K.,Ward S.
A preliminary investigation on face recognition as a biometric identifier of sheep
Transactions of the ASABE, 50, 313-320, 2007

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