• There is no FDA-approved human vaccine for nontyphoidal salmonella, the kind of salmonella spread through contaminated food and water that causes gastrointestinal illness.
• UF researchers are exploring a novel method of vaccinating against ... READ MORE
The use of cutting boards during meal prep is a common practice when engaging in culinary techniques like cutting, slicing, dicing, and chopping. Cutting board options nowadays range from wood to nonporous surfaces such as plastic, glass, marble, ... READ MORE
Greetings to Amy Jones, a graduate student in the Ph.D. in Food Science program and a wonderful addition to the Discover FSHN Series! Amy is a student of Dr. Keith Schneider, and her research focuses on food safety. Read on to learn about her ... READ MORE
If you have seen it written in any cookbook or have read materials out there telling you to wash raw chicken, it is a dangerous practice and it is the wrong thing to do, according to the latest research.
When teaching food safety ... READ MORE
By Pam Phillippe
Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic? Fresh air and the aroma are enough to tempt any appetite, whether it is around a 4-H campfire or at a family cookout in the backyard. A simple outdoor meal can be just as nutritious ... READ MORE
By Dr. Maria Rometo
Extension Agent II
Recent Salmonella outbreaks associated with backyard poultry handling have infected more than 600 people in 45 states, including Florida, prompting health experts to re-issue guidelines for poultry handling.
The ... READ MORE
Salmonella bacteria can be found in many different places and in a variety of animal species. Salmonella can most frequently be found in foods such as raw meats, particularly poultry. It can also be transferred to soil, water, and kitchen surfaces ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Food-safety experts have long believed that Salmonella bacteria could only enter tomatoes through wounds in the stem or fruit — but a new University of Florida ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have discovered that tomato variety and maturity influence the ways salmonella ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An outbreak of food-related illness, such as E. coli-tainted spinach, often leaves food safety experts scratching their heads over the source of the contamination.
Thanks ... READ MORE