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    Dairy Farms and Management

    • Masiello, S. N., D. Kent, N. H. Martin, Y. H. Schukken, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2017. Longitudinal assessment of dairy farm management practices associated with the presence of psychrotolerant Bacillales spores in bulk tank milk on 10 New York State dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13139.
    • Miller, R. A., D. J. Kent, K. J. Boor, N. H. Martin, and M. Wiedmann. 2015. Different management practices are associated with mesophilic and thermophilic spore levels in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 98(7):4338-4351. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9406.
    • Masiello, S. N., N. H. Martin, R. D. Watters, D. M. Galton, Y. H. Schukken, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2014. Identification of dairy farm management practices associated with the presence of psychrotolerant sporeformers in bulk tank milk. J. Dairy Sci. 97(7):4083-4096. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2014-7938.
    • Latorre, A. A., J. S. Van Kessel, J. S. Karns, M. J. Zurakowski, A. K. Pradhan, K. J. Boor, B. M. Jayarao, B. A. Houser, C. S. Daugherty, and Y. H. Schukken. 2010. Biofilm in milking equipment on a dairy farm as a potential source of bulk tank milk contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. J. Dairy Sci. 93(6):2792-2802. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2717.
    • Latorre, A. A., J. A. S. Van Kessel, J. S. Karns, M. J. Zurakowski, A. K. Pradhan, R. N. Zadoks, K. J. Boor, and Y. H. Schukken. 2009. Molecular ecology of Listeria monocytogenes: Evidence for a reservoir in milking equipment on a dairy farm. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75(5):1315-1323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.01826-08.
    • Huck, J. R., M. Sonnen, and K. J. Boor. 2008. Tracking heat-resistant, cold-thriving fluid milk spoilage bacteria from farm to packaged product. J. Dairy Sci. 91(3):1218-1228. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0697.
    • Zadoks, R. N., L. L. Tikofsky, and K. J. Boor. 2005. Ribotyping of Streptococcus uberis from a dairy's environment, bovine feces and milk. Vet. Microbiol. 109(3):257-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2005.05.008.

    Product Quality and Spoilage

    • Alles, A. S., M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2018. Rapid detection and characterization of post-pasteurization contaminants in pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. Submitted.
    • Martin, N. H., K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2018. Symposium review: Effect of post-pasteurization contamination on fluid milk quality. J. Dairy Sci. 101(1):861-870. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13339.
    • Reichler, S. J., A. Trmčić, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2018. Fluid milk spoilage due to post-pasteurization contamination is predominantly caused by Pseudomonas. J. Dairy Sci. Submitted.
    • Buehler, A. J., R. L. Evanowski, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2017. Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequencing reveals considerable fungal diversity in dairy products. J. Dairy Sci. 100(11):8814-8825. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12635.
    • Evanowski, R. L., S. J. Reichler, D. J. Kent, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2017. Short communication: Pseudomonas azotoformans causes gray discoloration in HTST fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 100(10):7906-7909. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12650.
    • Hervert, C. J., N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2017. Survival and detection of coliforms, Enterobacteriaceae, and Gram-negative bacteria in Greek yogurt. J. Dairy Sci. 100(2):950-960. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11553.
    • Masiello, S. N., D. Kent, N. H. Martin, Y. H. Schukken, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2017. Longitudinal assessment of dairy farm management practices associated with the presence of psychrotolerant Bacillales spores in bulk tank milk on 10 New York State dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13139.
    • Hervert, C. J., A. S. Alles, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Evaluation of different methods to detect microbial hygiene indicators relevant in the dairy industry. J. Dairy Sci. 99(9):7033-7042. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11074.
    • Martin, N., N. Carey, S. Murphy, D. Kent, J. Bang, T. Stubbs, M. Wiedmann, and R. Dando. 2016. Exposure of fluid milk to LED light negatively affects consumer perception and alters underlying sensory properties. J. Dairy Sci. 99(6):4309-4324. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9603.
    • Masiello, S. N., N. H. Martin, A. Trmčić, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2016. Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant coliform bacteria isolated from pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 99(1):130-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9728.
    • Murphy, S. C., N. H. Martin, D. M. Barbano, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Influence of raw milk quality on processed dairy products: How do raw milk quality test results relate to product quality and yield? J. Dairy Sci. 99(12):10128-10149. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11172.
    • Trmčić, A., K. Chauhan, D. J. Kent, R. D. Ralyea, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Coliform detection in cheese is associated with specific cheese characteristics, but no association was found with pathogen detection. J. Dairy Sci. 99(8):6105-6120. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11112.
    • Andrus, A. D., B. Campbell, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2015. Short communication: Postpasteurization hold temperatures of 4 or 6 c, but not raw milk holding of 24 or 72 hours, affect bacterial outgrowth in pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 98(11):7640-7643. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9531.
    • Trmčić, A., N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2015. A standard bacterial isolate set for research on contemporary dairy spoilage. J. Dairy Sci. 98(8):5806-5817. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9490.
    • Martin, N. H., A. Friedlander, A. Mok, D. Kent, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2014. Peroxide test strips detect added hydrogen peroxide in raw milk at levels affecting bacterial load. J. Food Prot. 77(10):1809-1813. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-074.
    • Masiello, S. N., N. H. Martin, R. D. Watters, D. M. Galton, Y. H. Schukken, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2014. Identification of dairy farm management practices associated with the presence of psychrotolerant sporeformers in bulk tank milk. J. Dairy Sci. 97(7):4083-4096. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2014-7938.
    • Watterson, M. J., D. J. Kent, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2014. Evaluation of dairy powder products implicates thermophilic sporeformers as the primary organisms of interest. J. Dairy Sci. 97(4):2487-2497. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2013-7363.
    • Ivy, R. A., M. L. Ranieri, N. H. Martin, H. C. den Bakker, B. M. Xavier, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant sporeformers associated with fluid milk production and processing. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(6):1853-1864. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.06536-11.
    • Martin, N. H., N. R. Carey, S. C. Murphy, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012a. A decade of improvement: New York State fluid milk quality. J. Dairy Sci. 95(12):7384-7390. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2012-5767.
    • Martin, N. H., M. L. Ranieri, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012b. Reduction of pasteurization temperature leads to lower bacterial outgrowth in pasteurized fluid milk during refrigerated storage: A case study. J. Dairy Sci. 95(1):471-475. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4820.
    • Ranieri, M. L., R. A. Ivy, W. R. Mitchell, E. Call, S. N. Masiello, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Real-time pcr detection of Paenibacillus spp. In raw milk to predict shelf life performance of pasteurized fluid milk products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(16):5855-5863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.01361-12.
    • Van Tassell, J. A., N. H. Martin, S. C. Murphy, M. Wiedmann, K. J. Boor, and R. A. Ivy. 2012. Evaluation of various selective media for the detection of Pseudomonas species in pasteurized milk. J. Dairy Sci. 95(3):1568-1574. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4958.
    • Martin, N. H., S. C. Murphy, R. D. Ralyea, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2011a. When cheese gets the blues: Pseudomonas fluorescens as the causative agent of cheese spoilage. J. Dairy Sci. 94(6):3176-3183. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4312.
    • Martin, N. H., M. L. Ranieri, S. C. Murphy, R. D. Ralyea, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2011b. Results from raw milk microbiological tests do not predict the shelf-life performance of commercially pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 94(3):1211-1222. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2010-3915.
    • Ranieri, M. and K. Boor. 2010. Tracking and eliminating sporeformers in dairy systems. Australian Journal of Dairy Technology 65(2):74.
    • Ranieri, M. L. and K. J. Boor. 2009. Short communication: Bacterial ecology of high-temperature, short-time pasteurized milk processed in the United States. J. Dairy Sci. 92(10):4833-4840. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2181.
    • Ranieri, M. L., J. R. Huck, M. Sonnen, D. M. Barbano, and K. J. Boor. 2009. High temperature, short time pasteurization temperatures inversely affect bacterial numbers during refrigerated storage of pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 92(10):4823-4832. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2144.
    • Woodcock, N. H., B. H. Hammond, R. D. Ralyea, and K. J. Boor. 2009. Short communication: N-alpha-lauroyl-l-arginine ethylester monohydrochloride reduces bacterial growth in pasteurized milk. J. Dairy Sci. 92(9):4207-4210. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2150.
    • Huck, J. R., M. Sonnen, and K. J. Boor. 2008. Tracking heat-resistant, cold-thriving fluid milk spoilage bacteria from farm to packaged product. J. Dairy Sci. 91(3):1218-1228. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0697.
    • Huck, J. R., B. H. Hammond, S. C. Murphy, N. H. Woodcock, and K. J. Boor. 2007a. Tracking spore-forming bacterial contaminants in fluid milk-processing systems. J. Dairy Sci. 90(10):4872-4883. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0196.
    • Huck, J. R., N. H. Woodcock, R. D. Ralyea, and K. J. Boor. 2007b. Molecular subtyping and characterization of psychrotolerant endospore-forming bacteria in two New York State fluid milk processing systems. J. Food Prot. 70(10):2354-2364. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-70.10.2354
    • Durak, M. Z., H. I. Fromm, J. R. Huck, R. N. Zadoks, and K. J. Boor. 2006. Development of molecular typing methods for Bacillus spp. and Paenibacillus spp. isolated from fluid milk products. J. Food Sci. 71(2):M50-M56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2006.tb08907.x.
    • Murphy, S. C., N. R. Carey, B. H. Hammond, and K. J. Boor. 2006. New York state cottage cheese shelf-life characteristics: A sixteen-year perspective. Food Prot. Trends 26:158-164.
    • Carey, N. R., S. C. Murphy, R. N. Zadoks, and K. J. Boor. 2005. Shelf lives of pasteurized fluid milk products in New York State: A ten-year study. Food Prot. Trends 25(2):102-113.
    • Dogan, B. and K. J. Boor. 2004. Short communication: Growth characteristics of Streptococcus uberis in UHT-treated milk. J. Dairy Sci. 87(4):813-815. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(04)73225-7.
    • Fromm, H. I. and K. J. Boor. 2004. Characterization of pasteurized fluid milk shelf-life attributes. J. Food Sci. 69(8):M207-M214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2004.tb09889.x.
    • Zadoks, R. N., R. N. Gonzalez, K. J. Boor, and Y. H. Schukken. 2004. Mastitis-causing streptococci are important contributors to bacterial counts in raw bulk tank milk. J. Food Prot. 67(12):2644-2650. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-67.12.2644.
    • Dogan, B. and K. J. Boor. 2003. Genetic diversity and spoilage potentials among Pseudomonas spp. isolated from fluid milk products and dairy processing plants. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69(1):130-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.69.1.130-138.2003
    • Chapman, K. 2002. New study validates light blocking efforts: Teens taste light-oxidation in milk and don't like it. (plant operations special feature). Page 40+ in Dairy Foods. Vol. 103.
    • Chapman, K. W., L. J. Whited, and K. J. Boor. 2002. Sensory threshold of light-oxidized flavor defects in milk. J. Food Sci. 67(7):2770-2773. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2002.tb08813.x.
    • Whited, L. J., B. H. Hammond, K. W. Chapman, and K. J. Boor. 2002. Vitamin A degradation and light-oxidized flavor defects in milk. J. Dairy Sci. 85(2):351-354. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(02)74080-0.
    • Boor, K. J. 2001. Fluid dairy product quality and safety: Looking to the future. J. Dairy Sci. 84(1):1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74445-1.
    • Chapman, K. W. and K. J. Boor. 2001. Acceptance of 2% ultra-pasteurized milk by consumers, 6 to 11 years old. J. Dairy Sci. 84(4):951-954. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74553-5.
    • Chapman, K. W., H. T. Lawless, and K. J. Boor. 2001. Quantitative descriptive analysis and principal component analysis for sensory characterization of ultrapasteurized milk. J. Dairy Sci. 84(1):12-20. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74446-3.
    • Hayes, M. C., R. D. Ralyea, S. C. Murphy, N. R. Carey, J. M. Scarlett, and K. J. Boor. 2001. Identification and characterization of elevated microbial counts in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 84(1):292-298. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74479-7.
    • Murphy, S. C., L. J. Whited, L. C. Rosenberry, B. H. Hammond, D. K. Bandler, and K. J. Boor. 2001. Fluid milk vitamin fortification compliance in New York State. J. Dairy Sci. 84(12):2813-2820. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74737-6.
    • Douglas, S. A., M. J. Gray, A. D. Crandall, and K. J. Boor. 2000. Characterization of chocolate milk spoilage patterns. J. Food Prot. 63(4):516-521. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-63.4.516.
    • Murphy, S. C. and K. J. Boor. 2000. Trouble-shooting sources and causes of high bacteria counts in raw milk. Dairy, Food and Environmental Sanitation 20(8):606-611.
    • Boor, K. J., D. P. Brown, S. C. Murphy, S. M. Kozlowski, and D. K. Bandler. 1998. Microbiological and chemical quality of raw milk in New York State. J. Dairy Sci. 81(6):1743-1748. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75742-X.
    • Boor, K. J. and D. N. Nakimbugwe. 1998. Quality and stability of 2%-fat ultrapasteurized fluid milk products. Dairy, food and environmental sanitation 18(2):78-82.
    • Chapman, K. W., L. C. Rosenberry, D. K. Bandler, and K. J. Boor. 1998. Light-oxidized flavor development and vitamin A degradation in chocolate milk. J. Food Sci. 63(5):930-934. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.1998.tb17929.x.
    • Murphy, S. C., S. M. Kozlowski, D. K. Bandler, and K. J. Boor. 1998. Evaluation of adenosine triphosphate-bioluminescence hygiene monitoring for trouble-shooting fluid milk shelf-life problems. J. Dairy Sci. 81(3):817-820. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75639-5.
    • Ralyea, R. D., M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 1998. Bacterial tracking in a dairy production system using phenotypic and ribotyping methods. J. Food Prot. 61(10):1336-1340. https://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-61.10.1336.

    Raw Milk

    • Boor, K. J., M. Wiedmann, S. Murphy, and S. Alcaine. 2017. A 100-year review: Microbiology and safety of milk handling. J. Dairy Sci. 100(12):9933-9951. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12969.
    • Murphy, S. C., N. H. Martin, D. M. Barbano, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Influence of raw milk quality on processed dairy products: How do raw milk quality test results relate to product quality and yield? J. Dairy Sci. 99(12):10128-10149. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11172.
    • Andrus, A. D., B. Campbell, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2015. Short communication: Postpasteurization hold temperatures of 4 or 6 c, but not raw milk holding of 24 or 72 hours, affect bacterial outgrowth in pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 98(11):7640-7643. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9531.
    • Miller, R. A., D. J. Kent, K. J. Boor, N. H. Martin, and M. Wiedmann. 2015a. Different management practices are associated with mesophilic and thermophilic spore levels in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 98(7):4338-4351. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9406.
    • Miller, R. A., D. J. Kent, M. J. Watterson, K. J. Boor, N. H. Martin, and M. Wiedmann. 2015b. Spore populations among bulk tank raw milk and dairy powders are significantly different. J. Dairy Sci. 98(12):8492-8504. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9943.
    • Martin, N. H., A. Friedlander, A. Mok, D. Kent, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2014. Peroxide test strips detect added hydrogen peroxide in raw milk at levels affecting bacterial load. J. Food Prot. 77(10):1809-1813. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-074.
    • Ranieri, M. L., R. A. Ivy, W. R. Mitchell, E. Call, S. N. Masiello, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Real-time PCR detection of Paenibacillus spp. in raw milk to predict shelf life performance of pasteurized fluid milk products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(16):5855-5863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.01361-12.
    • Martin, N. H., M. L. Ranieri, S. C. Murphy, R. D. Ralyea, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2011. Results from raw milk microbiological tests do not predict the shelf-life performance of commercially pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 94(3):1211-1222. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2010-3915.
    • Latorre, A. A., J. S. Van Kessel, J. S. Karns, M. J. Zurakowski, A. K. Pradhan, K. J. Boor, B. M. Jayarao, B. A. Houser, C. S. Daugherty, and Y. H. Schukken. 2010. Biofilm in milking equipment on a dairy farm as a potential source of bulk tank milk contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. J. Dairy Sci. 93(6):2792-2802. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2717.
    • Oliver, S. P., K. J. Boor, S. C. Murphy, and S. E. Murinda. 2009. Food safety hazards associated with consumption of raw milk. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 6(7):793-806. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2009.0302.
    • Kaylegian, K. E., R. Moag, D. M. Galton, and K. J. Boor. 2008. Raw milk consumption beliefs and practices among New York State dairy producers. Food Prot. Trends 28(3):184-191.
    • Riner, R., L. Sinack, S. Gillette, T. Graham, L. Maturin, and S. Murphy. 2007. Evaluation of an in-line sampling system for the collection of raw milk samples for official testing under the grade "A" milk program. Food Prot. Trends 27(4):232-237.
    • Zadoks, R. N., L. L. Tikofsky, and K. J. Boor. 2005. Ribotyping of Streptococcus uberis from a dairy's environment, bovine feces and milk. Vet. Microbiol. 109(3):257-265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2005.05.008.
    • Zadoks, R. N., R. N. Gonzalez, K. J. Boor, and Y. H. Schukken. 2004. Mastitis-causing streptococci are important contributors to bacterial counts in raw bulk tank milk. J. Food Prot. 67(12):2644-2650. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-67.12.2644.
    • Hayes, M. C., R. D. Ralyea, S. C. Murphy, N. R. Carey, J. M. Scarlett, and K. J. Boor. 2001. Identification and characterization of elevated microbial counts in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 84(1):292-298. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74479-7.
    • Murphy, S. C. and K. J. Boor. 2000. Trouble-shooting sources and causes of high bacteria counts in raw milk. Dairy, Food and Environmental Sanitation 20(8):606-611.
    • Boor, K. J., D. P. Brown, S. C. Murphy, S. M. Kozlowski, and D. K. Bandler. 1998. Microbiological and chemical quality of raw milk in New York State. J. Dairy Sci. 81(6):1743-1748. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(98)75742-X.

    Safety

    • Miller, R. A., J. Jian, S. M. Beno, M. Wiedmann, and J. Kovac. 2018. Genomic and phenotypic characterization of type strains and dairy-associated isolates in the Bacillus cereus group indicates considerable intra-clade variability in toxin production and cytotoxicity. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.02479-17.
    • Boor, K. J., M. Wiedmann, S. Murphy, and S. Alcaine. 2017. A 100-year review: Microbiology and safety of milk handling. J. Dairy Sci. 100(12):9933-9951. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12969.
    • Beno, S. M., M. J. Stasiewicz, A. D. Andrus, R. D. Ralyea, D. J. Kent, N. H. Martin, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2016. Development and validation of pathogen environmental monitoring programs for small cheese processing facilities. J. Food Prot. 79(12):2095-2106. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-241.
    • Kovac, J., R. A. Miller, L. M. Carroll, D. J. Kent, J. Jian, S. M. Beno, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Production of hemolysin BL by Bacillus cereus group isolates of dairy origin is associated with whole-genome phylogenetic clade. BMC Genomics 17(1):581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2883-z.
    • Miller, R. A., S. M. Beno, D. J. Kent, L. M. Carroll, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and J. Kovac. 2016. Bacillus wiedmannii sp. nov., a psychrotolerant and cytotoxic Bacillus cereus group species isolated from dairy foods and dairy environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66(11):4744-4753. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.001421.
    • Trmčić, A., K. Chauhan, D. J. Kent, R. D. Ralyea, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Coliform detection in cheese is associated with specific cheese characteristics, but no association was found with pathogen detection. J. Dairy Sci. 99(8):6105-6120. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11112.
    • Stasiewicz, M. J., N. Martin, S. Laue, Y. T. GrÖHn, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2014. Responding to bioterror concerns by increasing milk pasteurization temperature would increase estimated annual deaths from listeriosis. J. Food Prot. 77(5):696-705. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-13-191.
    • Latorre, A. A., J. S. Van Kessel, J. S. Karns, M. J. Zurakowski, A. K. Pradhan, K. J. Boor, B. M. Jayarao, B. A. Houser, C. S. Daugherty, and Y. H. Schukken. 2010. Biofilm in milking equipment on a dairy farm as a potential source of bulk tank milk contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. J. Dairy Sci. 93(6):2792-2802. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2717.
    • Latorre, A. A., J. A. S. Van Kessel, J. S. Karns, M. J. Zurakowski, A. K. Pradhan, R. N. Zadoks, K. J. Boor, and Y. H. Schukken. 2009. Molecular ecology of Listeria monocytogenes: Evidence for a reservoir in milking equipment on a dairy farm. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75(5):1315-1323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.01826-08.
    • Oliver, S. P., K. J. Boor, S. C. Murphy, and S. E. Murinda. 2009. Food safety hazards associated with consumption of raw milk. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 6(7):793-806. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2009.0302.
    • Kaylegian, K. E., R. Moag, D. M. Galton, and K. J. Boor. 2008. Raw milk consumption beliefs and practices among New York State dairy producers. Food Prot. Trends 28(3):184-191.
    • Boor, K. J. 2005. Origin of the 60-day minimum holding period requirement for United States cheeses made from sub-or unpasteurized milk. Food Prot. Trends 25:767-770.
    • Dogan, B., Y. H. Schukken, C. Santisteban, and K. J. Boor. 2005. Distribution of serotypes and antimicrobial resistance genes among Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from bovine and human hosts. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43(12):5899-5906. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/jcm.43.12.5899-5906.2005.
    • Sukhnanand, S., B. Dogan, M. O. Ayodele, R. N. Zadoks, M. P. J. Craver, N. B. Dumas, Y. H. Schukken, K. J. Boor, and M. Wiedmann. 2005. Molecular subtyping and characterization of bovine and human Streptococcus agalactiae isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43(3):1177-1186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/jcm.43.3.1177-1186.2005.
    • Kabuki, D. Y., A. Y. Kuaye, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2004. Molecular subtyping and tracking of Listeria monocytogenes in Latin-style fresh-cheese processing plants. J. Dairy Sci. 87(9):2803-2812. https://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(04)73408-6.
    • Boor, K. J. 2001. Fluid dairy product quality and safety: Looking to the future. J. Dairy Sci. 84(1):1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.S0022-0302(01)74445-1.
    • Boor, K. J. 1997. Pathogenic microorganisms of concern to the dairy industry. Dairy, food and environmental sanitation 17(11):714-717.

    Sporeformers

    • Miller, R. A., J. Jian, S. M. Beno, M. Wiedmann, and J. Kovac. 2018. Genomic and phenotypic characterization of type strains and dairy-associated isolates in the Bacillus cereus group indicates considerable intra-clade variability in toxin production and cytotoxicity. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.02479-17.
    • Masiello, S. N., D. Kent, N. H. Martin, Y. H. Schukken, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2017. Longitudinal assessment of dairy farm management practices associated with the presence of psychrotolerant Bacillales spores in bulk tank milk on 10 New York State dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13139.
    • Kent, D. J., K. Chauhan, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2016. Spore test parameters matter: Mesophilic and thermophilic spore counts detected in raw milk and dairy powders differ significantly by test method. J. Dairy Sci. 99(7):5180-5191. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-10283.
    • Kovac, J., R. A. Miller, L. M. Carroll, D. J. Kent, J. Jian, S. M. Beno, and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Production of hemolysin BL by Bacillus cereus group isolates of dairy origin is associated with whole-genome phylogenetic clade. BMC Genomics 17(1):581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2883-z.
    • Miller, R. A., S. M. Beno, D. J. Kent, L. M. Carroll, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, and J. Kovac. 2016. Bacillus wiedmannii sp. nov., a psychrotolerant and cytotoxic Bacillus cereus group species isolated from dairy foods and dairy environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66(11):4744-4753. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.001421.
    • Miller, R. A., D. J. Kent, K. J. Boor, N. H. Martin, and M. Wiedmann. 2015a. Different management practices are associated with mesophilic and thermophilic spore levels in bulk tank raw milk. J. Dairy Sci. 98(7):4338-4351. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9406.
    • Miller, R. A., D. J. Kent, M. J. Watterson, K. J. Boor, N. H. Martin, and M. Wiedmann. 2015b. Spore populations among bulk tank raw milk and dairy powders are significantly different. J. Dairy Sci. 98(12):8492-8504. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-9943.
    • Moreno Switt, A. I., A. D. Andrus, M. L. Ranieri, R. H. Orsi, R. Ivy, H. C. den Bakker, N. H. Martin, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2014. Genomic comparison of sporeforming Bacilli isolated from milk. BMC Genomics 15(1):26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-15-26.
    • Watterson, M. J., D. J. Kent, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, and N. H. Martin. 2014. Evaluation of dairy powder products implicates thermophilic sporeformers as the primary organisms of interest. J. Dairy Sci. 97(4):2487-2497. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2013-7363.
    • Ivy, R. A., M. L. Ranieri, N. H. Martin, H. C. den Bakker, B. M. Xavier, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Identification and characterization of psychrotolerant sporeformers associated with fluid milk production and processing. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(6):1853-1864. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.06536-11.
    • Martin, N. H., M. L. Ranieri, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Reduction of pasteurization temperature leads to lower bacterial outgrowth in pasteurized fluid milk during refrigerated storage: A case study. J. Dairy Sci. 95(1):471-475. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2011-4820.
    • Ranieri, M. L., R. A. Ivy, W. R. Mitchell, E. Call, S. N. Masiello, M. Wiedmann, and K. J. Boor. 2012. Real-time PCR detection of Paenibacillus spp. in raw milk to predict shelf life performance of pasteurized fluid milk products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(16):5855-5863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.01361-12.
    • Ranieri, M. and K. Boor. 2010. Tracking and eliminating sporeformers in dairy systems. Australian Journal of Dairy Technology 65(2):74.
    • Ranieri, M. L., J. R. Huck, M. Sonnen, D. M. Barbano, and K. J. Boor. 2009. High temperature, short time pasteurization temperatures inversely affect bacterial numbers during refrigerated storage of pasteurized fluid milk. J. Dairy Sci. 92(10):4823-4832. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2144.
    • Huck, J. R., M. Sonnen, and K. J. Boor. 2008. Tracking heat-resistant, cold-thriving fluid milk spoilage bacteria from farm to packaged product. J. Dairy Sci. 91(3):1218-1228. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0697.
    • Huck, J. R., B. H. Hammond, S. C. Murphy, N. H. Woodcock, and K. J. Boor. 2007a. Tracking spore-forming bacterial contaminants in fluid milk-processing systems. J. Dairy Sci. 90(10):4872-4883. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2007-0196.
    • Huck, J. R., N. H. Woodcock, R. D. Ralyea, and K. J. Boor. 2007b. Molecular subtyping and characterization of psychrotolerant endospore-forming bacteria in two New York State fluid milk processing systems. J. Food Prot. 70(10):2354-2364. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X-70.10.2354
    • Durak, M. Z., H. I. Fromm, J. R. Huck, R. N. Zadoks, and K. J. Boor. 2006. Development of molecular typing methods for Bacillus spp. and Paenibacillus spp. isolated from fluid milk products. J. Food Sci. 71(2):M50-M56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2006.tb08907.x.

    Relevant Book Chapters:

    • Murphy, S. M. 2010. HACCP and other food safety systems in milk processing. In: Improving the Safety and Quality of Milk. Volume 1: Milk Production and Processing (M. Griffiths, ed.) Woodhead Publishing Limited, Oxford. pp. 451-481.
    • Boor, K. J. and S. C. Murphy.  2002.  Microbiology of market milks.  In:  Dairy Microbiology, Third Edition, (R. Robinson, ed.)  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., NY.  pp. 91-122.
    • Hayes, M. C. and K. J. Boor.  2001. Raw milk microbiology and fluid milk products.  In:  Applied Dairy Microbiology, 2nd ed. (J. L. Steele and E. H. Marth, ed's.) Marcel De, Inc., NY.  pp. 59-76.
    • Wiedmann, M., K. J. Boor, H. Eisgruber and K. J. Zaadhof. 1999. Clostridium tyrobutyricum.  In: Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology (R. Robinson, C. Batt, and P. Patel, ed's.) Academic Press, NY. pp. 451-458.

    Presentations (2011-Present):

    • Martin, N., and M. Wiedmann. 2018. Dairy spoilage: new approaches and tool to predict shelf life and reduce dairy spoilage. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Meeting, January 11 & 12, 2018, Ithaca, NY
    • Wiedmann, M. 2018. Whole genome sequencing and metagenomics: implications for the dairy industry. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Meeting, January 11 & 12, 2018, Ithaca, NY 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2017. Building an effective environmental monitoring program. International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Ice Cream Technology Conference. March 7 – 8, Las Vegas 
    • Martin, N.H. March 2017. Dairy Food Safety – Current and Future Challenges. Presented at the New York State Cheese Manufacturer’s Spring Meeting, Syracuse, NY. 
    • Buehler, A. J., A. Trmčić, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann, 2017. Development of a Monte Carlo Model to Predict Fluid Milk Spoilage By Aerobic Psychrotolerant Sporeformers. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting 2017, July 9-12, 2017, Tampa, FL (poster).
    • Martin, N.H. June 2017. Impact of Post-pasteurization Contamination on Fluid Milk Quality. Presented at the American Dairy Science Association annual meeting, Pittsburg, PA. 
    • Martin, N.H., January 2017. Indicator Organisms and Their Uses in the Dairy Industry. Webinar presented via Dairy Australia. 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2017. Microbial spoilage and food safety issues in dairy – the need for a systems approach. Department of Animal Science, Cornell University, seminar, January 6, 2017
    • Reichler, S. J., A. Trmčić, N. H. Martin, K. J. Boor, M. Wiedmann. 2017. New insights into the post-pasteurization contamination of fluid milk – detection, effects, and recognition of patterns. 2017 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 25-28, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA (poster).
    • Martin, N.H. September 2017. Pathogen testing in the age of molecular diagnostics: What you need to know. Presented at the New York State Association for Food Protection Meeting, Syracuse, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. November 2017. Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Programs. Presented at the Dairy Practices Council Pre-meeting workshop, Buffalo, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. January 2017. Review of post-pasteurization contamination of fluid milk. Presented at the North East Dairy Foods Research Center Annual Meeting, Ithaca, NY. 
    • Martin, N.H. November 2017. Spore concerns and testing in dairy: Reducing variability and establishing standards. Presented at the Dairy Practices Council Meeting, Buffalo, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2016. A systems approach to dairy product quality. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence, Ithaca, NY.
    • Trmcic, A., and M. Wiedmann. 2016. Are coliforms still an appropriate indicator in the dairy industry or is it time for a change. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Meeting. January 7 – 8, 2016. Ithaca, NY
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Are coliforms still an appropriate indicators in the dairy industry or is it time for a change? American Dairy Products Institute Technical Symposium. Madison, WI October 26, 2016 
    • Martin, N.H. March 2016. Bacterial spores in dairy products: Sources and solutions. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Foods Extension workshop “Membrane, Evaporation, and Drying Technology”, Ithaca, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2016. Controlling post-processing contamination, from Listeria to Pseudomonas. Webinar presented via Dairy Australia.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Data Analysis, Monitoring Trends, and Corrective Actions. March 30 & 31, 2016. Cornell Dairy Extension Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Workshop 
    • Martin, N.H. August 2016. Factors affecting fluid milk quality and safety. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Foods Extension workshop “Advanced Fluid Milk”, Ithaca, NY.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Food safety, Listeria monocytogenes, and other microbial dairy industry headaches: how to protect your business. American Dairy Products Association (ADPA) Convention; April 2, 2016; White Sulphur Springs, WV 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Introduction to Environmental Monitoring, March 30 & 31, 2016. Cornell Dairy Extension Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Workshop 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Listeria outbreaks in dairy: lessons learned from Blue Bell and beyond. New York State Cheese Manufacturers Association. Syracuse, NY
    • Martin, N.H. January 2016. On-farm sources of spore-formers of concern in  dairy powders. Presented at the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Annual Meeting, Ithaca, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2016. On-farm practices and spore levels – New York Study. Presented at the US Dairy Industry Spore Seminar, San Luis Obispo, CA.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2016. On-farm practices and spore levels. Webinar presented via ProDairy.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Pathogen/Listeria Environmental Monitoring in the Dairy Industry: why and how. North Carolina Dairy Technology Society, January 27, 2016, Raleigh, NC 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Pathogen monitoring –case study, March 30 & 31, 2016. Cornell Dairy Extension Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Workshop
    • Martin, N.H. May 2016. Quality and Food Safety in Yogurt. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Foods Extension workshop “Cultured Dairy Products”, Ithaca, NY.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Raw Milk and Food safety. Lecture to Cornell student section of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP); Ithaca, NY, May 3, 2016 
    • Martin, N.H. February 2016. Spore levels and populations in US dairy powders. Presented at the US Dairy Industry Spore Seminar, San Luis Obispo, CA.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. The changing picture of Listeria in the dairy industry: insights from recent outbreaks.  Oregon Dairy Industries Annual Meeting; April 12, 2016, Salem, OR 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. The changing picture of Listeria in the dairy industry: insights from recent outbreaks. Cheese In The Heartland (ACS meeting), Des Moines, IA. July 28 to 30, 2016
    • Wiedmann, M. 2016. Use of environmental sampling to drive continuous Improvement. March 30 & 31, 2016. Cornell Dairy Extension Pathogen Environmental Monitoring Workshop 
    • Martin, N.H. June 2015. Cultured Dairy Quality Issues: Fungal Contamination. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Foods Extension workshop “Cultured Dairy Products”, Ithaca, NY.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2015. Current trends in dairy microbiology and food safety: environmental and raw material sources of microbes. Dairy Foods Magazine Webinar. September 30, 2015 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2015. Dairy Food Safety Update. 2015 Annual Meeting, New York State Cheese Manufacturers Association. March 2, 2015
    • Martin, N.H. January 2015. Fluid Milk Quality Trends in NY State-2015. Presented at the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Annual Meeting, Ithaca, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2015. In the Raw: Pathogens and Milk Quality. Webinar presented via Dairy Australia.
    • Martin, N.H. July 2015. Implications of Microbial Quality of In-coming Milk and Plant Sanitation on Shelf-life and Acceptance. Presented at ADSA, Orlando, FL.
    • Martin, N.H. July 2015. Root Cause Analysis of Sporeformers in Dairy Products – Raw Milk or In-Plant Sources. Presented at IAFP, Portland, OR.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2015. Raw Milk and Food safety. Lecture to Cornell student section of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP); April 7, 2015
    • Martin, N.H. March 2015. Spores and Dry Dairy Ingredients. Presented at the Cornell Dairy Foods Extension workshop “Dairy Powder Ingredient Course”, Ithaca, NY
    • Martin, N.H. May 2015. Spores in raw milk: sources, transmission and associated farm management practices. Presented at the International Symposium on Dairy Cow Nutrition and Milk Quality, Beijing, China. 
    • Martin, N.H. November 2015. Understanding Sporeforming Bacterial Entry at the Dairy Farm Level: Helping NY Dairy Farms Prepare for Export Markets. Presented at the New York Farm Viability Institute Taking Stock for NY Agriculture Meeting, Albany, NY.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2014. Characterization of spore forming organisms in fluid milk and milk powder plants in the Northeast. Midwest dairy Research Forum, October 14 & 15, 2014, Sioux Falls, SD
    • Wiedmann, M. 2014. Dairy Food Safety Issues and Environmental Sampling. 2014 New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets Milk Control Update, Ithaca, NY, March 12, 2014.
    • Martin, N.H. February 2014. Environmental Monitoring Programs in Dairy Processing Facilities. Webinar presented via Dairy Australia.
    • Martin, N.H. January 2014. Fluid Milk Quality Trends in NY State. Presented at the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Annual Meeting.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2014. Food Safety – Challenges/Concerns in Cheese Processing. Advanced Cheese Extension workshop, October 21 – 23, 2015, Ithaca, NY 
    • Martin, N.H. September 2014. Impact of On-Farm Practices on Spores-A New York Case Study. Presented at the US Spore Conference, Denver, CO. 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2014. Raw milk and raw milk dairy products: health food or important vehicle for zoonoses transmission. 2014 Zoonotic Diseases Symposium; September 5 – 7, 2014, Cornell Ithaca, NY
    • Wiedmann, M. 2014. Spores in the dairy industry. Membrane Separation Tech. Workshop, Ithaca, NY. March 5-7, 2014 
    • Miller, R., S. N. Masiello, D. J. Kent, N. H. Martin, M. Wiedmann and K. J. Boor. 2013. Assessing mesophilic and thermophilic sporeformer prevalence and levels in raw milk. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, January 10 & 11, 2013, LaTourelle Resort and Spa, Ithaca, NY 
    • Wiedmann, M. 2013. Dairy Food Safety - Current Issues. New York State Association of Cheese Manufacturers Spring meeting, March 4, 2013. Syracuse, NY 
    • Martin, N.H. March 2013. Milk Quality Improvement Program: Targeted teaching, research and extension providing support to the NYS dairy industry. Presented to the NYS Farmers Market Federation, Ithaca, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. October 2013. Preventing Post-Pasteurization Contamination in Fluid Milk. Webinar presented via Dairy Australia.
    • Martin, N.H. October 2013. Processing Plant Factors Affecting Fluid Milk Quality. Presented at The Ohio Dairy Quality Conference, Columbus, OH.
    • Watterson, M. J., D. J. Kent, N. H. Martin, M. Wiedmann and K. J. Boor. 2013. Understanding transmission of spore formers in dairy powder processing. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, January 10 & 11, 2013, LaTourelle Resort and Spa, Ithaca, NY
    • Wiedmann, M. 2012. Dairy Food Safety - Current Issues. New York State Association of Cheese Manufacturers Spring meeting, March 5, 2012. Syracuse, NY
    • Martin, N.H. and S.N. Masiello. September 2012. Got milk, got spores? Presented to the NYS Association for Food Protection, Syracuse, NY.
    • Martin, N.H. January 2012. NYS Fluid Milk Quality: A Decade of Improvement. Presented at the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Annual Meeting.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2011. Advances in forensic technologies and application to dairy food safety. 13th Annual Dairy Ingredients Symposium, March 1-2, 2011. San Francisco, CA.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2011. Dairy Food Safety - Current Issues. New York State Association of Cheese Manufacturers Spring meeting, March 1, 2011. Syracuse, NY.
    • Wiedmann, M. 2011. In-plant and raw milk factors affecting fluid milk quality and shelf life. Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, January 6, 2011, Ithaca, NY
    • Wiedmann, M. 2011. Microbiological tests for raw milk - can they predict fluid milk quality and shelf life. Practices Council annual meeting, Manchester, NH, November 3, 2011.