Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Cook College

New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

Department of Food Science


Donald W. Schaffner, Ph.D.


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These files are being made available to the predictive modeling and microbial risk assessment scientific communities, with the intention of sparking discussion and fostering collaboration.

Excel spreadsheet containing @Risk-based simulation:

Mathematical frameworks for modeling Listeria cross-contamination in food processing plants. From Schaffner, D.W. 2004. Mathematical frameworks for modeling Listeria cross-contamination in food processing plants. Journal of Food Science 69(6):R155-159.

Management of risk of microbial cross contamination from uncooked frozen hamburgers by alcohol-based hand sanitizer.  From Schaffner, D.W. and K.M. Schaffner. Management of risk of microbial cross contamination from uncooked frozen hamburgers by alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Journal of Food Protection (in press 6/3/2006).

Excel spreadsheet containing Computer models:

Version 3! Mathematical models for the growth of Clostridium perfringens.  From Smith-Simpson, S. and Schaffner, D.W. 2005. The development of a model to predict growth of Clostridium perfringens in cooked beef during cooling. Journal of Food Protection. 68(2): 336–341.

Analytica simulation files:

Pathogen simulation modeling in sprouts.   From Montville, R. I. and Schaffner, D.W. 2005. Monte Carlo simulation of pathogen behavior during the sprout production process. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(2): 746–753.

Handwashing simulation.  From Montville, R., Chen, Y. and Schaffner, D.W., 2002. Risk assessment of handwashing efficacy using literature and experimental data. International Journal of Food Microbiology 73: 305-313.