About the Authors

Kathleen O’Connor

Contributed equally to this work with: Kathleen O’Connor, Madeleine Morrissette

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Madeleine Morrissette

Contributed equally to this work with: Kathleen O’Connor, Madeleine Morrissette

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Philip Strandwitz

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Meghan Ghiglieri

Roles Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mariaelena Caboni

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Haiyan Liu

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Global Scientific Affairs and Nutrition Policy, Research and Development, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Lakeville-Middleboro, Massachusetts, United States of America

Christina Khoo

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Global Scientific Affairs and Nutrition Policy, Research and Development, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Lakeville-Middleboro, Massachusetts, United States of America

Anthony D’Onofrio

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kim Lewis

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

k.lewis@neu.edu

Affiliation Antimicrobial Discovery Center, Department of Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

Ocean Spray Cooperatives provided funding for this work. HL and CK are paid employees of Ocean Spray Cooperative; HL and CK provided cranberry materials and cranberry material methodology for this manuscript and contributed to the initial conceptualization, but HL and CK did not have any role in data collection and analysis or decision to publish. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.