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Karl R. Matthews, Ph. D.

Karl R. Matthews, Ph. D.

Department Chair
Professor

matthews@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5430
(732) 932-6776

Publications

  1. Srichamnong, W., N. Kalambeheti, S. Woskie, P. Kongtip, J. Sirivarasai, K.R. Matthews. 2020. The Effect of Using Antibiotics and prevalence of Antibiotic Bacteria Resistance Bacteria in Butterhead Lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. capitata). Journal of Microbiology. Submitted.
  2. Gao, J., H. Jang, L. Huang, and K. R. Matthews. 2020. Influence of product volume on water antimicrobial efficacy and cross-contamination during retail batch washing of lettuce. International Journal of Food Microbiology. Submitted.
  3. Lu, Y., M. Sha, K. R. Matthews, J. Lyu, M. Wang, Y. Huang, J. Gao, J. Yang. 2020. Traceback of Cronobacter sakazakii to the processing environment and the prevalence of Enterobacteriaceae associated with powdered infant formula production. International Journal of Food Microbiology. Submitted.
  4. Javad Sharifi-Rad *, Farzad Kobarfard *, Athar Ata, Seyed Abdulmajid Ayatollahi *, Nafiseh Khosravi-Dehaghi, Arun Kumar Jugran, Merve Tomas, Esra Capanoglu, Karl R. Matthews, Jelena Popović-Djordjević, Aleksandar Kostić, Senem Kamiloglu, Farukh Sharopov, Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Natália Martins *. 2019. Prosopis Plants Chemical Composition and Pharmacological Attributes: Targeting Clinical Studies from Preclinical Evidence. Biomolecules. 9:777; doi:10.3390/biom9120777.
  5. Gao, J., and K.R. Matthews. 2019. Effects of the Photosensitizer Curcumin in Inactivating Foodborne Pathogens on Chicken Skin. Food Control. 109:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.106959.
  6. Lu, Y., X. Xu, K. R. Matthews, P. Liu, C. Li, M. Sha, J. Fang, J. Gao. 2019. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Cronobacter Species Isolated from Four Infant Formula Production Factories in China. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01938.
  7. Salehi, B., A Venditti, C. Frezza, A. Yücetepe, Ü. Altuntaş, S. Uluata, M. Butnariu, I. Sarac, S. Shaheen, S. A. Petropoulos, K. R. Matthews, C. S. Kılıç, M. Atanassova, C. O. Adetunji, A. O. Ademiluyi, B. Özçelik, P. Valere, T. Fokou, N. Martins, W. C. Cho, J. Sharifi-Rad Apium. 2019. Apium Plants: Beyond Simple Food and Phytopharmacological Applications. Applied Science. 9:3547. doi:10.3390/app9173547
  8. Huang, L., X. Luo, J. Gao, K. R. Matthews. 2018. Influence of water antimicrobials and storage conditions on inactivating MS2 bacteriophage on strawberries. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 291:67-71.
  9. Salehia, B., A. J. Hernández-Álvarezc, M. del Mar Contrerasd, M. Martorelle, K. Ramírez-Alarcóne, G. Melgar-Lalannef, K. R. Matthews, M. Sharifi-Radh, W. N. Setzeri, M. Nadeemj, Z. Yousafk and J. Sharifi-Radl. 2018. Potential Phytopharmacy and Food Applications of Capsicum spp.: A Comprehensive Review. Natural Product Communication. 13:1543-1556.
  10. Salehia, B., D. Mnayer, B. Özçelikd, G. Altin, K. Nur Kasapoğlu, C. Daskaya-Dikmend, M. Sharifi-Radf, Z. Selamoglug, K. Acharyah, S. Senh, K.R. Matthews, P. Valere, T. Fokouk, F. Sharopovl, W.N. Setzerm, M. Martorello, and J. Sharifi-Rad. 2018. Plants of the Genus Lavandula: From Farm to Pharmacy. Natural Products Communications. 13:1385-1402.
  11. Sharifi-Rad, M., T.H. Roberts, K.R. Matthews, C.F. Bezerra, M.F.B. Morais-Braga, H.D.M. Coutinho, F. Sharopov, B. Salehi, Z. Yousaf, M. Sharifi-Rad, M. Del Mar Contreras, E.M. Varoni, D.R. Verma, M. Iriti, J. Sharifi-Rad. Ethnobotany of the genus Taraxacum – Phytochemicals and antimicrobial activity. 2018. Phytotherapy Research. 32:2131-2145. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6157.
  12. Jang, H. and K.R. Matthews. 2018. Survival and interaction of Escherichia coli O104:H4 on Arabidopsis thaliana and lettuce (Lactuca sativa) in comparison to E. coli O157:H7: Influence of plant defense response and bacterial capsular polysaccharide. Food Research International. 108:35-41.
  13. Li Xu, Xiujuan Zhou, Xuebin Xu, Karl R. Matthews, Yue Liu, Dai Kuang, Xianming Shi. 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance, Virulence Genes and Molecular Subtypes of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis Isolates obtained from Children with Clinical Illness over a 3-Year Period in Shanghai. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 12:573-580. doi:10.3855/jidc.9733
  14. Sharifi-Rad, J., Bahare Salehi, Karl R. Matthews, Seyed Abdulmajid, Ayatollahi, Farzad Kobarfard, Salam A. Ibrahim, Dima Mnayer, Zainul Amiruddin , Zakaria, Majid Sharifi-Rad, Zubaida Yousaf, Mehdi Sharifi-Rad , Marcello, Iriti , Adriana Basile, Daniela Rigano. 2017. Plants of the Zingiber genus as antimicrobial agents: From tradition to pharmacy. Molecules – 22, 2145; doi:10.3390/molecules22122145.
  15. Jang, H. and K.R. Matthews. 2017. Influence of Surface Polysaccharides of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Plant Defense Response and Survival of the Human Enteric Pathogen on Arabidopsis thaliana and Lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Food Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2017.10.013.
  16. Jung, Y., H. Jang, M. Guo, J. Gao, and K. R. Matthews. 2017. Sanitizer efficacy in preventing cross-contamination of heads of lettuce during retail crisping. Food Microbiology.64:179-185.
  17. Jung, Y., J. Gao, H. Jang, M. Guo and K. R. Matthews. 2017. Efficacy of electrolyzed water in preventing cross-contamination during retail preparation of whole and fresh-cut cantaloupe. Food Control. 75:228-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2016.12.009.
  18. Jung, Y., and K.R. Matthews. 2016. Transfer of extended spectrum β-lactamase encoding gene, blashv18 gene, between Klebsiella pneumoniae in temperature abused raw foods. Food Microbiology. 60: 39-48.
  19. Zhou, Y., M.V. Karwe, and K.R. Matthews. 2016. Differences in inactivation of Escherichia coli strains in ground beef following repeated high pressure processing treatment and cold storage. Food Microbiology. 58: 7-12.
  20. Hintz, T., K.R. Matthews, and R. Di. 2015. The use of plant antimicrobial compounds for food preservation. BioMed Research International. Article ID# 246264. Doi:10.1155/2015/246264.
  21. Jung, Y., H. Jang, and K.R. Matthews. 2014. Effect of the food production chain from farm practices to vegetable processing on outbreak incidence. Microbial Biotechnology. 7:517-527.
  22. Suo, Y., Y. Liu, X. Zhou, Y. Huang, C. Shi, K. Matthews, and X. Shi. 2014. Impact of sod on the expression of stress-related genes in Listeria monocytogenes 4b G with/without paraquat treatment. J. Food Science. 79:M1745-1749.
  23. Seo, S., and K.R. Matthews. 2014. Exposure of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to soil or manure influences capsular polysaccharide production, plant defense response and persistence of that pathogen on plants. Food Microbiology. 38: 87-92
  24. Wu, W-H., R. Di, K.R. Matthews. 2013. Activity of the plant-derived peptide Ib-AMP1 and the control of enteric foodborne pathogens. Food Control. 33:142-147.
  25. Matthews, K.R. 2013. Sources of enteric pathogen contamination of fruits and vegetables: future directions of research. Stewarts Post Har. Rev. ISSN: 1945-9656; doi: 10.2212/spr2013.1.2.
  26. Wu, W-H., R. Di, K.R. Matthews. 2013. Antibacterial mode of action of Ib-AMP1against Escherichia coli O157:H7. Probiotics Antimicrob. Proteins. DOI 10.1007/s12602-013-9127-1.
  27. Tan, Y.N., M.K. Ayob, and K.R. Matthews. 2013. Comparative antibacterial activity of tryptic-hydrolyzed palm kernel cake proteins with different degrees of hydrolysis. J. Food Quality. 36:447-456. DOI: 10.1111/jfq.12061
  28. Wu, W-H., and K.R. Matthews. 2013. Susceptibility of aged guinea pigs to repeated daily challenge with Listeria monocytogenes. Foodborne Dis. Infect. 10:284-289.
  29. Tan, Y.N., K.R. Matthews, R. Di, and M.K. Ayob. 2012. Comparative antibacterial mode of action of purified alcalase-and tryptic-hydrolyzed palm kernel cake proteins on the foodborne pathogen Bacillus cereus. Food Control. 31:53-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2012.09.042
  30. Wu, W-H., H-J Pang, and K. R. Matthews. 2012. Immune status and development of Listeria monocytogenes infection in aged and young guinea pigs. Clin. Invest. Med. 35:E309-E321.
  31. Seo, S., and K.R. Matthews. 2012. Plant defense response to Escherichia coli O157:H7 cell surface structures influences survival of the enteric pathogen on plant surfaces. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 78:5882-5889.
  32. Tan, Y.N., M.K. Ayob, M.A. Osma, and K.R. Matthews. 2012. Bacteriostatic mode of action of trypsin-hydrolyzed palm kernel expeller peptide against Bacillus cereus. Probiotics and Anitmicrobial proteins. 4:59-65.
  33. Tan, Y.N., M.K. Ayob, M.A. Osma, and K.R. Matthews. 2011. Antibacterial activity of different degree of hydrolysis of palm kernel expeller peptides against spore-forming and non-spore- forming bacteria. Lett. Appl. Micro. 53:509-517.
  34. Christensen, E., and K.R. Matthews. 2011. Secondary transfer and expression of vanA in Enterococcus faecium derived from a commensal vancomycin-susceptible E. faecium multi-component food isolate. Microbial Drug Resis. 17: 369-376.
  35. Riazi, S., and K.R. Matthews. 2010. Failure of foodborne pathogens to develop resistance to sanitizers following repeated exposure to common sanitizers. Inter. Biodeter. & Biodegrad. 65:374-378 (Doi:10.1016/jibiod.2010.12.001).
  36. Buchholz, A., and K.R. Matthews. 2010. Reduction of Salmonella on alfalfa seeds using peroxyacetic acid and a commercial seed washer is as effective as treatment with 20,000 ppm Ca(OCl)2. Lett. Appl. Micro. S1: 426-468.
  37. Murdock, C., M. Chikindas, and K.R. Matthews. 2010. The Pepsin Hydrolysate of bovine Lactoferrin (LfH) interacts with the Cytoplasmic Membrane and causes a Collapse of the Membrane Potential in E. coli O157:H7. J. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins. 2:112-119.
  38. Mootian G., W-H. Wu, and K.R. Matthews. 2009. Transfer of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Soil, Water, and Manure Contaminated with Low Numbers of the Pathogen to Lettuce Plants of Varying Age J. Food Prot. 72:2308-2312.
  39. Christensen, E.A., K. Joho, and K.R. Matthews. 2008. Streptogramin resistance and virulence determinants in vancomycin-susceptible enterococci isolated from blended deli salads. J. Appl. Micro. 104:1260-1265.
  40. Hartog, E., L. Ben-Shalom, D. Shachar, K.R. Matthews, and S. Yaron. 2008. Regulation of marA, soxS, rob, arcAB and micF in Salmonella enteric serovar Typhimurium. Microbiol Immun. 52:565-574.
  41. Kolling, G.L., and K.R. Matthews. 2007. Influence of enteric bacteria conditioned media on recovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 exposed to starvation and sodium hypochlorite. J. Applied Microbiol. 103:1435-1441.
  42. Pang, H-J., C. J. Potenski, and K.R. Matthews. 2007. Exposure of Listeria monocytogenes to food and temperature abuse using a dialysis tubing culture method. J. Food Safety. 27:426-444.
  43. Murdock, C.A., J. Cleveland, K.R. Matthews, and M.L. Chikindas. 2007. The synergistic effect of nisin and lactoferrin on the inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 44:255-261.
  44. Pang, H-J., C-Y. Lo, and K.R. Matthews. 2007. Influence of immunomodulation on the development of Listeria monocytogenes infection in aged guinea pigs. FEMS Immun. Med Microbiol. 49:415-422.
  45. Tabak, M., K., Scher, E. Hartog, U. Romling, K.R. Matthews, M. Tchikindas, S. Yaron. 2007. The effect of triclosan on Salmonella Typhimurium at different growth stages and in biofilms. FEMS Micro. Lett. 267:200-206.
  46. Pang, H-J., and K.R. Matthews. 2006. Influence of a food environment on Listeria monocytogenes infection in the Guinea pig model J. Food Safety. 26:313-324.
  47. Solomon, E.B., and K.R. Matthews. 2006. Interaction of live and dead Escherichia coli O157:H7 and fluorescent microspheres with lettuce tissue suggests bacterial processes do not mediate adherence. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 42:88-93.
  48. Solomon, E.B., and K.R. Matthews. 2005. Use of fluorescent microspheres as a tool to investigate bacterial interactions with growing plants. J. Food Protect. 68:870-873.
  49. Golding, S.S., and K.R. Matthews. 2004. Intrinsic mechanism decreases sensitivity of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to multiple antibiotics. J. Food Prot. 67:34-39.
  50. Solomon, H-J. Pang, and K.R. Matthews. 2003. Persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on lettuce plants following spray irrigation with contaminated water J. Food Protect. 66:2198-2202.
  51. Gandhi, M., and K.R. Matthews. 2003. Efficacy of chlorine and calcinated calcium treatment of alfalfa seeds and sprouts to eliminate Salmonella. Inter. J. Food Microbiol. 87:301-306.
  52. Potenski, C.J, M. Gandhi, and K.R. Matthews. 2003. Exposure of Salmonella Enteritidis to chlorine or food preservatives decreases susceptibility to antibiotics. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 220:181-186.
  53. Yaron, S., D.G. White, and K.R. Matthews. 2003. Characterization of an Escherichia coli O157:H7 marR mutant. Inter. J. Food Microbiol. 85:281-291.
  54. Li, J., G.L. Kolling, K.R. Matthews, and M.L. Tchikindas. 2003. Cold and 100% carbon dioxide used as multi-hurdle preservation do not induce appearance of viable but non-culturable Listeria monocytogenes. J. Appl. Microbiol. 94:48-53.
  55. Murdock, C., and K.R. Matthews. 2002. Antibacterial Activity of Pepsin-Digested Lactoferrin on Foodborne Pathogens in Buffered Broth Systems and UHT Milk with EDTA. J. Appl. Microbiol. 93:850-856.
  56. Solomon, E. B., E.B., C.J. Potenski, and K.R. Matthews. 2002. Effect of irrigation method on transmission to and persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on lettuce. J. Food Prot. 65:673-676.
  57. Yaron, S., and K.R. Matthews. 2002. A reverse transcriptase-PCR assay for detection of viable Escherichia coli O157:H7. J. Appl. Microbiol. 92:663-640.
  58. Solomon, E.B., S. Yaron, and K.R. Matthews. 2002. Transmission and internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from contaminated manure and irrigation water into lettuce plant tissue. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68:397-400.
  59. Kolling, G., and K.R. Matthews. 2001. Examination of recovery in vitro and in vivo of nonculturable Escherichia coli O157:H7. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67:3928-3933.
  60. Gandhi, M., S. Golding, S. Yaron, and K.R. Matthews. 2001. Use of green fluorescent protein expressing Salmonella Stanley to investigate survival, spatial location, and control on alfalfa sprouts. J. Food Prot. 64:1891-1898.
  61. Zhao, L., and K.R. Matthews. 2000. Influence of starvation, temperature, and pH on culturability of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J. Food safety. 20:191-205.
  62. Yaron, S., G.L. Kolling, L. Simon, and K.R. Matthews. 2000. Vesicle transfer of virulence genes from Escherichia coli O157:H7 to other enteric bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol.66:4414-4420.
  63. Kolling, G.L., and K.R. Matthews. 1999. Export of virulence genes and shiga toxin by membrane vesicles of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65:1843-1848
  64. Matthews, K.R., J. Roberson, B.E. Gillespie, D.A. Luther, and S.P. Oliver. 1997. Identification and differentiation of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus aureus by polymerase chain reaction. J. Food Prot. 60:686-688.
  65. Almeida, R.A., and K.R. Matthews, S.P. Oliver. 1997. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell functions required for invasion of Staphylococcus aureus into bovine mammary epithelial cells. J. Vet. Med. 44:139-145.
  66. Matthews, K.R., P.A. Murdough, and A.J. Bramley. 1997. Invasion of bovine epithelial cells by verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli O157:H7. J. Applied Microbiol. 87:197-203.
  67. Almeida, R.A., K.R. Matthews, E. Cifrian, A.J. Guidry, and S.P. Oliver. 1996. Staphylococcus aureus invasion of bovine mammary epithelial cells. J. Dairy Sci. 79:1021-1026.
  68. Matthews, K. R., R. A. Almeida, and S. P. Oliver. 1994. Bovine secretory epithelial cell invasion by Streptococcus uberis. Infect. Immun. 62:5641-5646.
  69. Matthews, K. R., J. J. Rejman, J. D. Turner, and S. P. Oliver. 1994. Proliferation of a bovine mammary epithelial cell line in the presence of bacterial virulence factors. J. Dairy Sci. 77:2959-2964.
  70. Matthews, K. R., and S. P. Oliver. 1994. Differentiation of Staphylococcus species by polymerase chain reaction-based DNA fingerprinting. J. Food Prot. 58:486-489.
  71. Matthews, K. R., S. J. Kumar, S. A. O'Conner, R. J. Harmon, J. W. Pankey, L. K. Fox, and S. P. Oliver. 1994. Genomic fingerprints of Staphylococcus aureus of bovine origin by polymerase chain reaction-based DNA fingerprinting. Epidem. Infect. 112:177-186.
  72. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver, B. M. Jayarao, A. J. Guidry, E. F. Erbe and W. P. Wergin. 1994. Encapsulation of Streptococcus uberis: influence of storage and cultural conditions. Vet. Microbiol. 39:361-367.
  73. Matthews, K. R., and S. P. Oliver. 1993. Encapsulation of streptococci isolated from bovine milk. J. Vet. Med. 40:597-602.
  74. Oliver, S. P., M. J. Lewis, T. L. Ingle, B. E. Gillespie, K. R. Matthews. 1993. Prevention of bovine mastitis by a premilking teat disinfectant containing chlorous acid and chlorine dioxide. J. Dairy Sci. 76:287-.
  75. Oliver, S. P., M. J. Lewis, T. L. Ingle, B. E. Gillespie, K. R. Matthews and H. H. Dowlen. 1993. Premilking teat disinfection for the prevention of environmental pathogen intramammary infections. J. Food Prot. 56:852-855.
  76. Matthews, K. R., R. J. Harmon, and B. E. Langlois. 1992. Prevalence of Staphylococcus species during the periparturient period in primiparous and multiparous cows. J. Dairy Sci. 75:1835-1839.
  77. Matthews, K. R., B. M. Jayarao and S. P. Oliver. 1992. Plasmid pattern analysis of Staphylococcus species isolated from bovine mammary secretions. J. Dairy Sci. 75:3318-3323.
  78. Matthews, K. R., B. M. Jayarao and S. P. Oliver. 1992. Restriction endonuclease fingerprinting of genomic DNA of Staphylococcus species of bovine origin. Epidemiol. Infect. 109:59-68.
  79. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver and B. M. Jayarao. 1992. Susceptibility of staphylococci and streptococci isolated from bovine milk to antibiotics. Agri- Practice. 13:18-24.
  80. Jayarao, B. M., J. J. E. Doré, Jr., G. A. Baumbach, K. R. Matthews, and S. P. Oliver. 1991. Differentiation of Streptococcus uberis from Streptococcus parauberis by polymerase chain and restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of 16S ribosomal DNA. J. Clin. Micro. 29:2774-2778.
  81. Jayarao, B. M., S. P. Oliver, J. R. Tagg, and K. R. Matthews. 1991. Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of Streptococcus uberis isolated from bovine mammary secretions. Epidem. and Infect. 107:543-555.
  82. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver and A. J. Guidry. 1991. Encapsulation of coagulase-negative staphylococci of bovine origin. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 71:38-45.
  83. Matthews, K. R., R. J. Harmon and B. E. Langlois. 1991. Effect of naturally occurring coagulase-negative staphylococci infections on new infections by mastitis pathogens in the bovine. J. Dairy Sci. 74:1855-1859.
  84. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver, and S. H. King. 1991. Expression of glycocalyx by coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species isolated from bovine milk. J. Applied Bacteriol. 70:227-232.
  85. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver, and S. H. King. 1991. Evaluation of two fluorogenic assays for identification of Streptococcus species isolated from bovine mammary glands. J. Dairy Sci. 74:421425.
  86. Jayarao, B. M., S. P. Oliver, K. R. Matthews, and S. H. King. 1991. Comparative evaluation of Vitek Gram-Positive identification and API Rapid Strep systems for identification of Streptococcus species of bovine origin. Vet. Microbiol. 26:301308.
  87. Oliver, S. P., M. J. Lewis, S. H. King, B. E. Gillespie, T. Ingle, K. R. Matthews, H. H. Dowlen, P. A. Drechsler, E. E. Wildman and J. W. Pankey. 1991. Efficacy of a low concentration iodine postmilking teat disinfectant against contagious and environmental mastitis pathogens in two dairy herds. J. Food Prot. 54:737-742.
  88. Oliver, S. P., S. H. King, M. J. Lewis, P. M. Torre, K. R. Matthews, and H. H. Dowlen. 1990. Efficacy of chlorhexidine as a postmilking teat disinfectant for the prevention of bovine mastitis during lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 73:2230-2235.
  89. Matthews, K. R., S. P. Oliver, and S. H. King. 1990. Comparison of Vitek Gram-Positive Identification System with the API Staph-Trac System for species identification of staphylococci. J. Clin. Micro. 28:1649-1651.
  90. Matthews, K. R., R. J. Harmon, B. A. Smith. 1990. Protective effect of naturally occurring Staphylococcus chromogenes infection against experimental Staphylococcus aureus infection in the lactating bovine mammary gland. J. Dairy Sci. 73:3457-3462.
  91. Matthews, K. R., R. J. Harmon, B.E. Langlois, W. L. Crist and R. W. Hemken. 1988. Use of latex teat dip with germicide during the prepartum period. J. Dairy Sci. 71:1940 -1946.
BOOKS
Authored
  1. Matthews, K.R., K. Kniel, and T.J. Montville. 2017. Food Microbiology: An introduction. 4th Edition. American Society for Microbiology Press.
  2. Montville, T.J., and K.R. Matthews (editors) 2014. 기초 식품 미생물학. Published by 월드사이언스 Korean version of Food Microbiology: An introduction. see below.
  3. Montville, T. J. and K.R. Matthews (editors) 2011. 食物微生物学: 介绍 . Jointly published by ScienceP (China) and the American Society for Microbiology Press (US.). Chinese version of Food Microbiology: An introduction. See below.
  4. Montville, T.J. and K.R. Matthews (Editors). 2009. Microbiologia de los alimentos. Introduccion. Editorial Acirbia, Zaragoza, Spain. Spanish version of “Food Microbiology: An introduction.” See below.
  5. Montville, T.J. and K.R. Matthews (Editors). 2005. Food Microbiology: An Introduction. 1st Edition. American Society for Microbiology Press.; *2nd edition published in 2008. #3rd edition published in 2012, Montville, T.J., K.R. Matthews, K. Kniel. (Editors).
Edited
  1. Matthews, K.R., D. Salvi, and C. Gerba (Editors). 2020. 3rd Edition. The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. Elsevier Publishing.
  2. Matthews, K.R., G. Sapers, and C. Gerba (Editors). 2014. 2nd Edition. The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. Academic Press.
  3. Sapers, G., E. Solomon, and K.R. Matthews (Editors). 2009. The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. Academic Press.
  4. Matthews, K.R. (Editor). 2008. Microbiologia de las frutas y las verduras frescas. Editorial ACRIBIA, S.A. Spanish version of “Microbiology of Fresh Produce”. See #3 below.
  5. Matthews, K.R. (Editor). 2006. Emerging Issues in Food Safety. Microbiology of Fresh Produce. American Society for Microbiology Press.
BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Matthews, K.R. 2017. Introductory note: Future of Agrofood sustainability. Sustainability Challenges in the Agrofood Sector. Ed. Ravishankar Rai. Wiley.
  2. Han, J., J. Gao, and K.R. Matthews. 2016. Retail Food Safety: Concerns, Regulations, Remedies. Ed. Ravishankar Rai V. CRC Press.
  3. Matthews, K.R. 2016. Future of agro-food sustainability. In: Sustainability in the Agro-food Sector. Ed. R. Bhat. Wiley Blackwell Publishers, UK.
  4. Jung, Y., and K.R. Matthews. 2015. Application of natural antimicrobial compounds to enhance the microbial safety of fresh and minimally processed produce. In: Innovations in postharvest technology. Ed. S. Pareek. CRC Press. USA.
  5. Jung, Y., and K.R. Matthews. 2015. Development and application of novel antimicrobials in food and food processing. In: Antimicrobial resistance and food safety methods and techniques. Eds. C. Chen, X. Yan, and C.R. Jackson. Elsevier Inc.
  6. Matthews, K.R. 2014. Food Safety - A global perspective. In: Practical Food Safety: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions. Eds. R. Bhat and V. Gomez-Lopez. Pages. Wiley-Blackwell.
  7. Matthews, K.R. 2009. Leafy Vegetables. In: The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. Eds. Sapers, Solomon, and Matthews. Pages 165-188. Academic Press.
  8. Montville, T.J., and K.R. Matthews. 2007. Growth, survival, and death of microbes in foods. In: Food Microbiology Fundamentals and Frontiers. 3nd Edition. Eds. Doyle and Beuchat. pages 3 – 22. ASM Press.
  9. Matthews, K.R. 2006. Microorganisms associated with fresh fruits and vegetables. In: Microbiology of Fresh Produce. Ed. Matthews. Pages 1-20. ASM Press.
  10. Matthews, K.R., 2005. Detection and Enumeration of Microbes in Food. In: Food Microbiology: An Introduction. Eds. Montville and Matthews. 1st ed. pages 45- 51. 2nd ed. pages 57-64. ASM Press.
  11. Matthews, K.R., 2005. Rapid and Automated Microbial Methods. In: Food Microbiology: An Introduction. Eds. Montville and Matthews. 1st ed. pages 53- 64. 2nd ed. pages 65-76. ASM Press.
  12. Matthews, K.R., 2005. Industrial strategies of ensuring safe food. In: Food Microbiology: An Introduction. Eds. Montville and Matthews. 1st ed. pages 345-358. 2nd ed. pages 387-402. ASM Press.]
  13. Matthews, K.R. 2002. Rapid methods for microbial detection in minimally processed food. In: Microbial Safety of Minimally Processed Foods. Eds. Novak, Sapers, and Junja. pages 151 – 164. CRC Press.
  14. Montville, T.J., and K.R. Matthews. 2001. Principles which influence microbial growth, survival, and death in foods. In: Food Microbiology Fundamentals and Frontiers. Eds. Doyle, Beuchat, and Montville. 2nd Edition. pages 13 – 32. ASM Press.