The project is a partnership between MSU and Tuskegee University
June 2, 2022
A Michigan State University-led research team has received a $769,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to develop a rapid biosensor test for foodborne pathogens.
Food and beverage product contamination can happen in a couple of ways. Organisms in the product itself can be spread by equipment that hasn’t been cleaned properly, while employees can also transfer germs to product. For this reason, it’s essential for processing to occur in a wash-down environment.
Recalled salad items were distributed through retailers in the Northeast and Midwest regions of the U.S.
December 22, 2021
Fresh Express is recalling certain varieties of its branded and private label salad products produced at the company’s Streamwood, Ill., facility because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
In an ongoing effort to understand sources of foodborne illness in the U.S., the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) collects and analyzes outbreak data to produce an annual report with estimates of foods responsible for foodborne illnesses caused by pathogens.