Courtney Crist

Courtney Crist

Assistant Extension Professor

Office: 202A Ballew

Mailing Address:

Box 9805
945 Stone Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Education:

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University

Certifications:

  • Graduate Certificate - Future Professoriate
  • Graduate Certificate - Water for Health

Research/Extension Areas:

  • Cottage Food Operations and Safety
  • Effects of new processing technology and practices on meat quality and product acceptability
  • Enhancement of industry knowledge of processing technologies and product safety
  • Farmers Market Food Safety
  • Food as a Business
  • Food Entrepreneurs
  • Food Safety at Home
  • Functional Foods for Health
  • HACCP for Meat, Poultry, and Catfish Processors (State HACCP Coordinator)
  • Home Food Preservation
  • Interdisciplinary education to enhance classroom engagement to improve critical thinking, communication skills, and information literacy
  • Marination 101
  • Optimization of ingredient usage and processing practices to improve product quality and yield
  • Sensory Evaluation, with a focus on food and emotions
  • Water for Health, with a focus on water quality as related to effect on product quality, sensory perception, and consumer choice and behavior

Society Memberships:

  • American Association for Meat Processors (AAMP)
  • Association of Food and Drug Officials of the Southern States (AFDOSS)
  • Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
  • International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)
  • National Extension Association for Family & Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS)
  • Phi Tau Sigma

Publications

2020
Canales Medina, D., C. Crist, J. B. Williams, C. Morrison. 2020. Financial and risk management considerations for food businesses. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3546.  Download

2020
Carter, R. D., R. C. Smith, C. Crist, W. G. Poindexter. 2020. Agritourism and COVID-19: Questions and answers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication M2366.  Download

2020
Crist, C. 2020. Allergen Labeling on food products. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3551.  Download

2020
Crist, C. 2020. Labeling Mississippi cottage food products. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3545.  Download

2020
Crist, C., A. Schnedler, M. Von Staden. 2020. Mississippi cottage food operations: Regulations and guidance. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3286.  Download

2020
Crist, C., D. Canales. 2020. Multidisciplinary program approach to build food and business skills for agricultural entrepreneurs. Journal of Extension 58(3).  Download

2020
Crist, C., J. B. Williams, D. Canales Medina, C. Morrison, E. McCormick. 2020. Disaster preparedness for food businesses: An overview. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3497.  Download

2020
Crist, C., J. B. Williams, D. Canales Medina, C. Morrison. 2020. Emergency action plans for food businesses. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3544.  Download

2020
Crist, C., R. D. Carter, L. C. Lindley. 2020. Minimizing risk when operating a farmers market. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication M2349.  Download

2020
Jarvis, T., M. Byron, M. Von Staden, C. Crist, X. Zhang, C. Rowe, B. Smith, M. W. Schilling. 2020. Quality differences in wooden and normal broiler breast meat marinated with traditional and clean label marinades. Meat and Muscle Biology 4(1).  Download

2020
Jarvis, T., X. Zhang, C. Rowe, S. Brian, C. Crist, M. W. Schilling. 2020. Quality differences in traditional and clean label chicken patties formulated with woody breast meat. Meat and Muscle Biology 4(1).  Download

2020
Morrison, C., C. Crist, D. Canales Medina, J. B. Williams. 2020. Preparing to respond: Four steps to developing a crisis communication plan. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3498.  Download

2020
Williams, J. B., C. Crist, D. Canales Medina, C. Morrison. 2020. Developing a food recall plan. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3542.  Download

2020
Williams, J. B., C. Crist, D. Canales Medina, C. Morrison. 2020. Traceability plans for food products. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3552.  Download

2019
Byron, M. D., M. E. Von-Staden, X. Zhang, C. Crist, W. Zhai, M. W. Schilling. 2019. Impact of refrigerated storage time on woody broiler breast severity and instrument quality. Meat and Muscle Biology 4(1).  Download

2019
Carter, R. D., L. J. Giaccaglia, C. Crist, J. B. White, A. Tackett. 2019. Creating a farm to table event. MSU Extension Service Publication P3364. Download

2019
Crist, C. 2019. Mississippi cottage food operations: Regulations and guidance. MSU Extension Service Publication P3286.  Download

2019
Krishnan, K., Y. Campbell, K. V. To, G. Lima, M. D. Byron, X. Zhang, J. D. Hendrix, W. Shao, C. Cord, C. Crist, T. W. Phillips, M. W. Schilling. 2019. Effects of temperature, relative humidity, and protective netting on Tyrophagus putrescentiae (schrank)(sarcoptiformes: Acaridae) infestation, fungal growth, and product quality of cave-aged Cheddar cheese. Journal of Stored Products Research 83:44-53. Download

2018
Canales Medina, D., C. Crist. 2018. Food as Business. Mississippi State Extension Service Publication P3261.  Download

2018
Crist, C. A., S. E. Duncan, E. A. Arnade, K. A. Leitch, S. F. O'Keefe, D. L. Gallagher. 2018. Automated facial expression analysis for emotional responsivity using an aqueous bitter model. Food Quality and Preference 68:349-359.  Download

2018
Williams, J. B., C. Crist, B. K. Strickland. 2018. Deer processing to minimize CWD Risks (without removing internal organs). Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3305.  Download

2017
Crist, C. A., S. E. Duncan, L. M. Bianchi. 2017. Incorporation of cross-disciplinary teaching and a wiki research project to engage undergraduate students' to develop information literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Journal of Food Science Education 16(3):81-91.  Download

2016
Crist, C. A., S. E. Duncan, D. L. Gallagher. 2016. Protocol for data collection and analysis applied to automated facial expression analysis technology and temporal analysis for sensory evaluation. Journal of Visualized Experiments E54046. Download

2013
Crist, C., J.B. Williams, M.W. Schilling, A.F. Hood, B.S. Smith, and S. Campano. 2013. Impact of Sodium Lactate and Acetic Acid Derivatives on the Quality of Fresh Italian Pork Sausage Links. Meat Science, ID MEATSCI-D-12-00832. Download

2011
Bradley, E.M., J.B. Williams, M.W. Schilling, P.C. Coggins, C. Crist, S.F. Yoder, S. Campano. 2011. Effects of sodium lactate and acetic acid derivatives on the quality and sensory characteristics of hot-boned pork sausage patties. Meat Science 88(2011):145-150. Download

2010
Williams, J.B., and C. Crist. 2010. Country of origin labeling of agricultural products: Rules, examples, requirements, recordkeeping. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2594.  Download

2010
Williams, J.B., and C. Crist. 2010. Curing pork products at home. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2648.  Download

2010
Williams, J.B., and C. Crist. 2010. Food defense and biosecurity: Elements and guidelines for a defense plan. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2593.  Download

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