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Department of Food Science and Technology

Our People: Valente Alvarez

Valente Alvarez
Professor
Office: 
140 Howlett Hall
Phone: 
614-688-4961
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Food Industries Center website: http://foodindustries.osu.edu/

 

 

Scholarly Activities

Book Chapters

Alvarez, V.B., M. Eastridge and T. Ji, "Reducing the Negative Impact of the Dairy Industry on the Environment" In Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. Edited by Fuquay JW, Fox PF and McSweeney PLH (eds). San Diego: Academic Press. 2011.
Alvarez, V.B and M. Pascall, "Packaging" In Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. Edited by Fuquay JW, Fox PF and McSweeney PLH. San Diego: Academic Press. 2011.
Alvarez., V.B. and M. Pascall., "Packaging" In Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. 2nd. Edition. Edited by Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. 2nd. Edition. Oxford,: Elsevier. Oxford, UK. In press.. 2010.
Alvarez. V.B. , J. Taehyun, and M. Eastridge, "Reducing the Negative Impact of the Dairy Industry on the Environment." In Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. 2nd. Edition.. Edited by Elsevier. Oxford, UK. In press: Oxford, UK. In press. 2010.
Alvarez, V.B. 2008., "Sensory Evaluation of Fluid Milk and Cream Products." In The Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products, 2nd edition.. Edited by Clark, S., M. Costello, M.A. Drake, and F. Bodyfelt, ed.. New York: Springer Science Business Media, Inc.. 2008.
Alvarez, V.B. 2008., "Sensory Evaluation of Ice Cream and Related Products." In The Sensory Evaluation of Dairy Products, 2nd edition.. Edited by Clark, S., M. Costello, M.A. Drake, and F. Bodyfelt, ed.. New York: Springer Science Business Media, Inc.. 2008.
Alvarez, V. B. and Ji, T., "Emerging Technologies and New Processing Procedures for Milk and Dairy Products." In Food Science and Food Biotechnology: Facing the New Century.. Edited by Gutierrez-Lopez, G. F. and Barbosa-Canovas, G. V.. Lancaster: Technomic Publishing Co. Inc.. 2003.
Kamran, DA. Alvarez, VB, "Microbiology of Milk Powders, Evaporated Milk and Condensed Milk" In Recent Advances in Dairy Microbiology and Biochemistry.

Journal Articles

Alvarez, V.B., A.M. Pearson, J.F. Price, J.I Gray, and S.D. Aust., "Some factors influencing aflatoxin production in fermented sausages." J. Food Sci. 47 (1982) 1773-1775
Smith, D.M. and V.B. Alvarez., "Stability of vacuum cook-in-bag turkey breast rolls during refrigerated storage. J." J. Food Sci 53 (1988) 46-48
Smith, D.M., V.B. Alvarez, and R.G. Morgan, "A generalized model for predicting heat-induced chicken myofibrillar protein gel strength" J. Food Sci 53 (1988) 359-362
Alvarez, V.B., D.M. Smith, R.G. Morgan and A.M. Booren., "Restructuring of mechanically deboned chicken and non-meat binders in a twin screw extruder." J Food Sci 55 (1990) 942-946
Alvarez, V.B., D. M. Smith, and S. Flegler, "Effect of extruder die temperature on texture and microstructure of restructured mechanically deboned chicken and cornstarch" Food Structure 10 (1991) 153-160
Alvarez, V.B., R.Y. Ofoli and D.M. Smith., "Protein insolubilization and starch gelatinization of mechanically deboned chicken meat and cornstarch during twin-screw extrusion." Poultry Sci 71 (1992) 1087-1095
Yazici, F., V.B. Alvarez, M.E. Mangino, and P.M.T. Hansen., "Formulation and processing of a heat-stable calcium-fortified soymilk" Journal of Food Science (1997)
Alvarez, V.B., F. Yazici, A.J. Antunes, and S. Michalac, "pH characterization of dairy wastewater related to cleaning and processing operations." J. Dairy Food Environ. Sanit. (1998)
Saltijeral, A. J., V.B. Alvarez, and B. Garcia, "Presence of Listeria in Mexican cheeses." J. Food Safety. (1999)
Sipahioglu, O., V.B. Alvarez, and C. Solano-Lopez, "Structure, physico-chemical and sensory properties of Feta cheese made with fat mimetics-tapioca starch and lecithin." Int. Dairy J. (1999)
Prasad, N., and V.B. Alvarez., "Effect of salt and rennet on the physico-chemical properties of Feta cheese during ripening." J. Dairy Sci. (1999)
Mermeistein, N.H. and V.B. Alvarez., "A look into the future of food science and technology – Dairy Products" Food Technology (2002)
Michalac, S., Alvarez, V. B., Ji, T., and Zhang, Q, "Inactivation of Selected Microorganisms and Properties of Pulsed Electric Field Processed Milk" J. Food Proc. and Preservation (2003)
Alvarez, V.B., T. Ji, and S. Balakrishnan, "Acid Whey as an Ingredient in Chocolate Flavored Beverage Milchwissenschaft" Milk Science International (2003)
Ji, T. V.B. Alvarez and W.J. Harper, "Influence of starter culture ratios and warm room temperature treatment on free fatty acid and amino acid in Swiss cheese" J. Dairy Sci 87 (2004) 1986-1992
Xu Y, S.A. Barringer, and V.B. Alvarez, "Cause and prevention of molasses gelling" J. Food Sci (80) 70 (2005) 461-464
Alvarez, V.B. C.L. Wolters, Y. Vodovotz and J. Ji, "Physical properties of ice cream containing milk protein concentrates." J. Dairy Sci 88 (2005) 862-871
C. E. Solano-Lopez, T. Ji, and V. B. Alvarez, "Volatile Compounds and Chemical Changes in Ultrapasteurized MilkPackaged in Polyethylene Terephthalate Containers" J. Food Sci. (2005)
Antunes, J.A., M. I. S. Folegatti, E. M. P. Motta, and V. B. Alvarez, "Electrophoretic patterns of ripened Brazilian cheeses." Milchwissenschaft, Milk Science International. In Press. (2005)
Rodriguez-Saona, L.E.; N. Koca, W.J. Harper, V.B. Alvarez, "Rapid determination of Swiss Scheese composition by FTIR/ATR" J. Dairy Sci 89 (2006) 1407-1412
Koca, N., L.E. Rodriguez-Saona, W.J. Harper and V.B. Alvarez, "Application of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for monitoring short-chain free fatty acids in Swiss Cheese" J. Diary Sci 8 (2007) 3596-3603
Parada-Rabell, F.; and V.B. Alvarez, "Alérgenos en alimentos: perspectiva actual, riesgos e implicaciones en la industria" Industria Alimentaria 2 29 (2007) 28-33
Barringer, S. and V.B. Alvarez, "Salt on Potato chips and tortilla chips/Sal en papas fritas y totopos" Industria Alimentaria 2 32 (2010) 43-46
Osorio-Esquivel, O., A. Ortiz-Moreno, V.B. Alvarez, L. Dorantes, Alvarez, and M.M. Guisti, "Characterization of phenolics and betacyanins of Opuntia joconostle fruit and their antioxidant activity" Food Research International 44 (2011) 2160-2168
Osorio-Esquivel, O., A. Ortiz-Moreno, V.B. Alvarez, L. Dorantes-Alvarez, and M.M. Guist, "Characterization of phenolics and betacyanins of Opuntia joconostle fruit and their antioxidant activity" Food Research International 44 (2011) 2160-2168
Li, H., Y. Li, W, Harper, V. Alvarez and H. Wang, "Identification of a persistent, TA-independent tetracycline resistance-encoding plasmid from a diary Entercococcus faecium isolate." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77 (2011) 7096-7103
Li, H., Y. Li, W. Harper, V. Alvarez and H. Wang, "Effective Antibiotic Resistance Mitigation in Cheese Fermentation" Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77 (2011) 7134-7141
Santos, A. St-Pierre, N. Alvarez, V.B. Francis, D. Rodriguez-Saona, L., "Feasibility of predicting easy of peeling of tomato fruits by using a hand held infrared spectrometer" Food Process Preserv 37 1 (2012) 1-8
Mosneaguta, R. Alvarez, VB. Barringer, S., "The effect of antibrowning agents on inhibition of potato browning, volatile organic compound profile, and microbial inhibition" Journal of food science 77 11 (2012) C1234-1240

Presentations

"Importance of University-industry Collaborations." In7th Meeting on Innovation in the Food Industry at Unissinos. 2013.
"U.S. Food Safety and regulations." InCongress COCHEDI. 2013.
"Dairy Food Safety Training and Inspection." InQuality Chekd Dairies Latin America Program. 2013.
"U.S. Food Safety and regulations." In3rd International Contress at UNICACH. Chiapas: 2013.
"US Food and Dairy Trends in a Global Economy." InQuality Chekd Leadership Conference. Little Rock: 2012.
"Impact of the New FDA/USDA Regulations on Domestic and International Companies." InSNAXPO. Phoenix: 2012.
"Importance and implications of the FDA/USDA regulations to ensure food safety of processed foods." InVII International Biochemical Engineering Congress ; XVIII National Biochemical Engineering Congress; X Scientific Meeting of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology. Ixtapa: 2012.
"Fat and Solids Analyses of Dairy Products." InDairy Laboratory Methods Workshop.. Columbus: 2009.
"Cheesemaking and Sensory Evaluation of Cheddar Cheese." InAmerican Jersey Cattle Association, Jersey Youth Academy. Columbus: 2009.
"Dairy Processing Safety and Bacteria Incidence.." InConference on Food Safety and Public Health Frontier - Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance Transmission Through the Food Chain.. Washington: 2009.

Technical Reports

Alvarez, VB, "Food Safety and GMPs in the Food Plant Operations" 2013.
Alvarez, V.B., F. Parada-Rabell., "Health Benefits, Risks and Regulations of Raw and Pasteurized Milks. 2005. Fact Sheet. OSU-Extension. Department of Food Science and Technology." 2005.
Alvarez, V.B., "Health Risks Associated With the Consumption of Raw Milk and Milk Products. OSU-Extension. Department of Food Science and Technology." 2005.
Alvarez V.B. and M. Valdez., "Use of Sodium Acid Sulfate in Direct Acidification of Slik Milk. OSU-Extension. Department of Food Science and Technology." 2005.
Alvarez, V. B., Cornelius, B., Courtney, P. D., Bash, W., and Knipe, C. L., "Ensuring Safe Food. A HACCP-Based Plan for Ensuring Food Safety in Retail Establishments. 2002 Extension Bulletin No. 901." 2002.
Courtney, P. D., Alvarez, V. B., and Harper, W. J., "Swiss Cheese Consortium Research Update" 2002.
Alvarez, V.B., "Ohio Dairy Foods Industry Trends. OSU-Extension. Department of Food Science and Technology." 2002.
Alvarez, V.B., "Ohio Bulk Milk Hauler Manual. Department of Food Science and technology. The Ohio State University Extension." 2001.
Alvarez, V.B., "Proceedings and abstracts of the 67th Annual Food and Dairy Industries Conference. April 4-5, 2000. The Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology," 2000.
Alvarez, V.B., S.T. Wang and S. Michalac., "Whey utilization in formulated products. Tamarack Dairy Farms / EISC-CIFT / OSU-Extension. Department of Food Science and Technology." 1998.