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Faculty and Staff - Alfred A. Bushway

Professor Emeritus
Food Science and Human Nutrition
5735 Hitchner Hall, Room 109
University of Maine
Orono, ME  04469-5735

Phone: (207) 581-1629
Fax: (207) 581-1636
Email: bushway@maine.edu

 

Education
1978 Ph.D. Food Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

1975 M.S. Biochemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

1968 B.S. Biochemistry, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

Professional Experience | Courses TaughtPublications | Professional Activities | Honors

Professional Experience 
Professor of Food Science, University of Maine, 1990-present

Associate Professor of Food Science, University of Maine, 1984-90

Assistant Professor of Food Science, University of Maine, 1978-84

Courses Taught

FSN 502 Food Preservation –Fall Semester Even Years – 33% of Course

FSN 436 Food Law –Spring Semester Even Years

Recent Publications Bushway, A.A., W. Hu, J.R. Schupp, T. Work, and S.I. Koller. 2002. Quality characteristics of five disease resistant apple cultivars. J. Amer. Pomolog Soc. 56:94-105

Hammond, J., B. Marquis, R. Michaels, B. Oickle, B. Segee, J. Vetelino, A. Bushway, M.E. Camire, and K. Davis-Dentici. 2002. A semiconducting metal-oxide array for monitoring fish freshness. Sensors and Actuators B:Chemical. 84:113-122.

Hazen, R.A., A.A. Bushway, K. Davis-Dentici, and B.L. Calder. 2003. Effects of chlorine spray and freezing on the microbiological quality of Maine wild blueberries. Small Fruits Review. 2:87-94.

Watson, D.J., A.A. Bushway, and R.J. Bushway. 2004. Separation of peonidin and cyaniding two anthocyanidins in cranberries by capillary electrophoresis. J. Liq. Chromatogr R.T. 27:113-121.

Porter, G.A., D.H. Lambert, A.A. Bushway, R.L. Plaisted, K.M. Paddock, W.S. DeJong, and D.E. Halseth. 2004 Monticello: A mid-season variety with good tuber appearance and chipping potential for mid-to long-term storage. Am. J. Potato Res. 81:143-152.

Hazen, R.A., L.B. Perkins, R.J. Bushway, and A.A. Bushway. Evaluation of water washes for the removal of organophosphorus pesticides from Maine wild blueberries. Quality of Fresh and Processed Foods, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol.  542. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Donahue, D.W., N. Canitez, and A. Bushway. 2004. Evaluation of a low-cost UV treatment for apple cider. J. Food Process Pres. 28:493-496.

Crowe, K.M., A.A. Bushway, and R.J. Bushway. 2005. Effects of alternative post-harvest treatments on the microbiological quality of lowbush blueberries. Small Fruit Review. 4:29-39.

Calder, B.L., Bushway, A.A., Bayer, R.C., Davis-Dentici, K.A., and Camire, M.E. 2005. The use of sodium tripolyphosphate to maintain yield and quality of whole cooked, cryogenically frozen lobster (Homarus americanus). J. Food Sci. 70(9):C523-C528.

  • Porter, G.A., D.H. Lambert, A.A. Bushway, R.L. Plaisted, K.M. Paddock, W.S. DeJong, and D.E. Halseth. 2004. Monticello: A mid-season variety with good tuber appearance and chipping potential for mid-to long-term storage. Am. J. Potato Res. 81:143-152.
  • Hazen, R.A., L.B. Perkins, R.J. Bushway, and A.A. Bushway. 2004. Evaluation of water washes for the removal of organophosphorus pesticides from Maine wild blueberries. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 542:309-315.
  • Crowe, K., A. Bushway, and M. El-Begearmi. 2004 Food safety facts: Best ways to wash fruits and vegetables. University of Maine Cooperative Extension Bulletin #4336
  • Donahue, D.W., N. Canitez, and A. Bushway. 2004. Evaluation of a low-cost UV treatment for apple cider. J. Food Process Pres. 28:493-496.
  • M. El-Begearmi, and A.A. Bushway. 2005. Facts on fiddleheads. University of Maine Cooperative Extension Bulletin # 4198.
  • Crowe, K.M., A.A. Bushway, and R.J. Bushway. 2005. Effects of alternative post-harvest treatments on the microbiological quality of lowbush blueberries. Small Fruit Review. 4:29-39.
  • Calder, B.L., A. A. Bushway, R.C. Bayer, K.A. Davis-Dentici, and M.E. Camire. 2005. Quality of whole lobster (Homarus americanus) treated with sodium tripolyphosphate prior to cooking and frozen storage. J. Food Sci. 70:523-528.
  • Ganga, Z., G.A. Porter, G. S. Sewell, D. H. Lambert, A.A. Bushway, and B. de Reyes. 2006. Reeves Kingpin: A high yielding mid-season potato variety suitable for fry processing. Amer. J. Potato Res .83:141-148.
  • Crowe, K.M., and A. A. Bushway 2006 Food safety facts: Do Food Sterilizers Work? University of Maine Cooperative Extension Bulletin #4338.
  • Crowe, K.M., A.A. Bushway, R.J. Bushway, and R.A. Hazen. 2006. Evaluation of chemical and photochemical oxidation methods for degradation of phosmet on lowbush blueberries (Vaccinium angustifolium) J. Agric. Food Chem. 54:9608-9613.
  • Crowe. K.M., A.A. Bushway, R.J. Bushway, K. Davis-Dentici, and R.A. Hazen. 2007. A comparison of single oxidants versus advanced oxidation processes as chlorine-alternatives for wild blueberry processing (Vaccinium angustifolium). Int. J. Food Microbiol. 116:25-31.
  • Bushway A., K. Buzzard, M.E. Camire, and R. Bushway. 2007. Lowbush blueberry purees control lipid oxidation in precooked refrigerated ground turkey patties. Intl. J. Food Sci. Tech. Nutr. 1:39-47.
  • Crowe. K.M., A.A. Bushway, R.J. Bushway, and K. Davis-Dentici. 2007. Microbial degradation of Phosmet on blueberry fruit and in aqueous systems by indigenous bacterial flora on lowbush blueberries (Vaccinium angustifolium).  J. Food Sci. 72: M293-M299.PatentsBushway, A.A., R.C. Bayer and T.M. Work. 1999. Method and solution for improving frozen seafood quality. U.S. Patent No. 6001393.

Professional Activities and/or Services

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Professional member

Teaches part of FDA Better Process Control School

Faculty Adviser, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First Year Students, 1987 – present

Faculty Adviser, Phi Tau Sigma Food Science Honor Society, 1996 – present

 

Honors
1995 University of Maine Outstanding Supervisor

1996 University of Maine Presidential Public Service Achievement Award

1999 UM College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture Outstanding Teacher Award

2000 The American Dietetic Association Recognition of Service Award

2002 Distinguished Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

2003 University of Maine Alumni Association Black Bear Award for Outstanding Service

2003 IFT Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award

2003 Purdue University Outstanding Food Science Award

2004 University of Maine Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

2007 Institute of Food Technologists Fruit and Vegetable Products Division Outstanding Member of the Year

2009 IFT Fellow

2011 Distinguished Maine Professor

Fee for Services
Process and product review for home-based food processors applying for Maine or New Hampshire license

Hobbies
Fishing
Gardening
Reading


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