Sadhana Ravishankar

The University of Arizona
School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor

Chair, Food Safety Consortium

Food Science Interest - Controlling foodborne pathogens using various technologies and natural plant antimicrobials; improving the safety and quality of organic leafy greens; understanding the survival of foodborne pathogens on fresh produce, composts, and compost teas; attachment and biofilm formation of pathogens on fresh produce; ecology of foodborne pathogens in fresh produce growing environments; reducing pathogens and carcinogenic compounds in meats using plant antimicrobials; and stress response in foodborne pathogenic bacteria.