From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 10.4.2011
Crisis is first test of new FDA coordinated outbreak network
At least 15 people had died and more than 84 have been sickened as the result of a Listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes from Colorado-based Jensen Farms.
University of Maryland facility offers lessons in detection and regulations
Sept. 12 marked the first training session held at the International Food Safety Training Laboratory at the University of Maryland in College Park, the world’s first and only permanent food safety lab to offer hands-on lab training in detection methods, along with lessons on regulatory standards.