From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 3.13.2012
‘Unexpected consequences’ of nutrient absorption studied
Nanoparticles are routinely added to food products and used in food packaging, but the impact they might have on health is still not well understood.
Free software has tracked foodborne illnesses around the world
It’s been used to crack the code of some of the most troublesome foodborne illness outbreaks in the world, including the rare and lethal E. coli hybrid strain that began in Germany and spread throughout Europe, Canada, and the U.S. last summer, as well as the outbreak of listeriosis traced to cantaloupes from Colorado-based Jensen Farms last autumn.