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Features: Could Radiation Make Seafood Safer?
Electron-beam pasteurization could reduce the risk of infection with viral pathogens from raw shellfish by 26 percent to 91 percent, depending on the pathogen, according to new research from scientists at Texas A&M University.
Australian researchers are fine-tuning a new, more efficient genotyping platform for pathogen screening, leveraging microsphere bead technology to carry out multiplexed PCR assays to simultaneously test multiple gene variants without the need for unique internal probes customized for each target.
Consensus on how to test and confirm health benefits is necessary to instill consumer confidence
How the “Tomato King” of Indiana changed the global food landscape.
As more and more antibiotic-resistant pathogens appear in livestock, it seems logical that eliminating antibiotics from animal feed might reduce the levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Features: A Gas for Salmonella in Produce
Chlorine-based decontamination is a technique commonly used for eliminating pathogens from fresh produce, but the damage it does to the products’ cell structure shortens their shelf lives
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have partnered with the University of California-Davis and Agilent Technologies to create a publicly available database that will eventually contain the genomes of at least 100,000 foodborne pathogens.
Researcher’s method creates ‘cold snow’ around eggs
Features: Shortage of Food Safety Vets Predicted
More than half of all veterinary students are pursuing careers in companion animal medicine, leaving other veterinary sectors—including food safety and zoonotic disease prevention—facing potential shortages of qualified veterinarians, according to a new report from the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science.
A compound commonly found in garlic kills Campylobacter jejuni, one of the most common causes of foodborne illness, better than antibiotics, according to researchers at Washington State University in Pullman.