Peer Reviewed articles​

Trinetta V#*, McDaniel A, Batziakas KG, Yucel U, Nwadike L, Pliakoni E. Antifungal packaging film to maintain quality and control postharvest diseases in strawberries. Antibiotics, 2020.

Schwan C, Trinetta V, Baleky M, Cook P, Phebus R, Gragg S, Kastner J, Vipham J, Lomonaco S. Draft genome sequences of 81 Salmonella enterica Strains from Informal Markets in Cambodia”. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 2020.

Mendez E, Walker DK, Vipham J, Trinetta V. The use of a CDC biofilm reactor to grow multi-strain Listeria monocytogenes biofilm. Food Microbiology, 2020.

Magossi G, Lambertini E, Noll L, Bai J, Jones C, Nagaraja TG, Phebus R, Woodworth J, Trinetta V. Potential risk-factors affecting Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli occurrence and distribution in Midwestern United States swine feed mills. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2020.

Tonyali B, McDaniel A, Amamcharla J, Trinetta V, Yucel U. Evaluation of kinetics of cinnamaldehyde, thymol, and eugenol from active packaging films. Food Packaging and Shelf-Life, 2020. 24, 100484.

Coffey B, Trinetta V, Nwadike L, Yucel U. Producer Willingness to Pay for Enhanced Packaging to Prevent Post-Harvest Decay of Strawberries. Journal of Applied Farm Economics, 2020. 3 (1), 31-41.

Mendez E, Jones C, Trinetta V. Engaging undergraduate students about the importance of food safety and food microbiology research. Food Protection Trends, 2020. 40 (3), 164-170.

Trinetta V, Magossi G, Allard MW, Tallent SM, Brown EW, Lomonaco S. Characterization of Salmonella enterica isolates from selected US swine feed mills by Whole-Genome Sequencing. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 2020. 17 (2), 126-136.

Ney SP, Petrovan V, Stewart SC, Davis S, Niederwerder MC, Trinetta V, Dritz SS, Woodworth JC, Rowland B, Paulk CB, Jones CK*. PSI-7 Prevalence and distribution of Senecavirus A in United States swine feed mills, Journal of Animal Science, 2019. 97 (2), 243–244.

McDaniel A, Tonyali B, Yucel U, Trinetta V*. Formulation and development of lipid nanoparticle antifungal packaging films to control postharvest disease. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 2019. 1, 10013.

Tonyali B, McDaniel A, Trinetta V, Yucel U. Evaluation of heating effects on the morphology and membrane structure of Escherichia coli using electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy. Biophysical chemistry, 2019. 252, 106191.

Trinetta V, McDaniel A, Magossi G, Yucel U, Jones C. Effects of different moisture and temperature levels on Salmonella survival in poultry fat. Translational Animal Science, 2019. 3 (4), 1369-1374.

Magossi G, Bai J, Cernicchiaro N, Jones C, Porter E, Trinetta V. Seasonal presence of Salmonella spp., Salmonella Typhimurium and its monophasic variant serotype I 4,[5],12:i:-in selected United States feed mills. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 2019. 16 (4) 276- 281.

Lomonaco S, Magossi G, Sanchez-Leon M, Miller D, Kastanis G, Tallent S, Allard M, Brown E, Trinetta V. Draft genome sequences of 57 Salmonella enterica strains from selected United States swine feed mills. Microbiology Research Announcement, 2018. 7 (17) e01191-18

Magossi G, Cernicchiaro N, Dritz S, Houser T, Woodworth J, Jones C, Trinetta V. Presence and distribution of Salmonella feed mill environments in United States. Microbiology Open, 2018. 8 (5) e00711.

Vipham JL, Chaves BD, Trinetta V. Mind the gaps: how can food safety gaps be addressed in developing nation? Animal Frontiers, 2018. 8 (4) 16-25.

Trinetta V, SE Gragg, Yucel U. The Very Real Impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act: A Roundtable Symposium Addressing FSMA’s Effect on Academia and Industry. Food Protection Trends, 2018. 38 (4) 304-307.

Kagambèga A, Thibodeau A, Trinetta V, Soro DK, Sama FN, Bako E, Bouda CS, N’Diaye AW, Fravalo P, Barro N. Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. in poultry feces and carcasses in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Food Science and Nutrition, 2018. 6 :1601–1606.

Bai J, Trinetta V, Shi X, Noll LW, Magossi G, Zheng W, Porter EP, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Nagaraja TG. Comparison data of a two-target real-time PCR assay with and without an internal control in detecting Salmonella enterica from cattle lymph nodes. Data in Brief, 2018.

Morsy MK, Elsabagh R, Trinetta V. Evaluation of novel synergistic antimicrobial activity of nisin, lysozyme, EDTA nanoparticles, and/or ZnO nanoparticles to control foodborne pathogens on minced beef. Food Control, 2018. 92, 249-254.

Bai J, Trinetta V, Shi X, Magossi G, Porter E, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Nagaraja TG. A multiplex Real-Time PCR assay, based on invA and pagC genes for the detection and quantification of Salmonella species in cattle feces, lymph nodes and environmental samples. Microbiology Methods, 2018. 148, 110-116.

Trinetta V, Morgan M, Coupland J, Yucel U. Versatile antimicrobial delivery system for essential oils on pathogen and spoilage microorganisms in fruit juices. Journal of Food Science, 2017. 82 (2) 471-476.

Trinetta V, Mertz E, Boudnaruk P. Efficacy of an enzyme-based floor cleaner containing N,N-bis (3aminopropyl)laurylamine against foodborne pathogens on different flooring types found in foodservice environments. Food Protection Trends, 2015. 35, (2), 106-112.

Pleitner AM, Trinetta V, Morgan MT, Linton RL, Oliver HF. Transcriptional and phenotypic responses of Listeria monocytogenes to chlorine dioxide. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2014. 80 (9), 2951-2963.

Trinetta V, Morgan M, Linton R. Use of chlorine dioxide gas for the postharvest control of Alternaria alternata and Stemphylium vesicarium on Roma tomatoes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2013. 93, 3330-3333.

Trinetta V, Linton R, Morgan M. High-concentration-short time chlorine dioxide gas application for the specialty crops industry: the case of Roma tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum), cantaloupes (Cucumis melo ssp. melo var. cantaloupensis) and strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa). Food Microbiology, 2013. 34, 296-302.

Trinetta V, Morleo A, Sessa F, Iametti S, Bonomi F, Ferranti P. Purified sakacin A shows a dual mechanism of action against Listeria spp: proton motive force dissipation and cell wall break down. FEMS, Microbiology Letters, 2012. 334, 143-149.

Trinetta V, Vaid R, Xu Q, Linton R, Morgan M. Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes on Ready-to-Eat food processing equipment by chlorine dioxide gas. Food Control, 2012. 26, 357-362.

Trinetta V, Cutter C, Floros J. Effects of Ingredient Composition on Optical and Mechanical Properties of Pullulan Film for Food-packaging Applications. LWT- Food Science and Technology Journal, 2011. 44, 2296-2301.

Trinetta V, Vaidya N, Linton R, Morgan M. A comparative study for the effectiveness of chlorine dioxide gas, ozone gas and e-beam irradiation treatments for inactivation of pathogens inoculated on tomato, cantaloupe and lettuce seeds. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2011, 146: 203-206.

Trinetta V, Vaidya N, Linton R, Morgan M. Evaluation of Chlorine Dioxide Gas Residues on Selected Food Produce. Journal of Food Science, 2011. 76, 1, T11-T15.

Trinetta V, Morgan M, Linton R. Use of high-concentration-short-time chlorine dioxide gas treatments for the inactivation of Salmonella enterica spp. inoculated onto Roma tomatoes. Food Microbiology, 2010. 27: 1009-1015.

Trinetta V, Floros JD, Cutter CN. Sakacin A-containing pullulan film: an active packaging system to control epidemic clones of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat food. Journal of Food Safety, 2010. 30:366-381.

Trinetta V. Bacteriocins as food preservatives: the case of sakacin A. PhD thesis dissertation, 2009. College of Agriculture, Graduate School, University of Milan.

Trinetta V, Rollini M, Manzoni. Formulation of an inexpensive culture medium for sakacin A production by L. sakei. Process Biochemistry, 2008. 43: 1275-1280.

Batdorj B, Trinetta V, Dalgalarrondo M, Prevost H, Dousset X ,Ivanova I, Haertle T, Chobert J-M. Isolation, taxonomic identification and hydrogen peroxide production by Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactisT31, isolated from Mongolian yoghurt: Inhibitory activity on food-borne pathogens. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2007. 103: 584-93.

Book chapters and other publications

Trinetta V. The Application of Edible and Active Pullulan Coatings on Foods. Reference Module in Food Science. Elsevier, pp. 1–6. doi:, 2018.

Trinetta V. Biodegradable Packaging. Reference Module in Food Sciences. Elsevier, pp. 1–2. doi: , 2016.

Trinetta V. Application of Packaging Systems for Different Food Products. Reference Module in Food Sciences. Elsevier, pp. 1–1. doi: , 2016.

Trinetta V, Cutter CN. Smart Pullulan for active packaging applications. In “Antimicrobial Food Packaging”. J Barros Velazquez (ed). Elsevier, USA, 2015.

Danyluk MD, Fatica MK, Grewal PK, McEgan R, Valadez AM, Schneider KR and Trinetta V. Fruits and Vegetables. In “Compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of Foods”. 5th Edition. APHA Publication, USA, 2013.

Trinetta V, Morgan M, Linton R. Chapter 18: Chlorine dioxide for food decontamination. In “Food decontamination: novel methods and applications”. A Demirci (ed). Woodhead Publishing, UK, 2012.


U.S. Provisional Patent Application 62/694,609 filed on July 6, 2018 for Lipid Nanoemulsion-doped antimicrobial packaging films.