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Reducing Salmonella detection times

Reducing Salmonella detection times

The winners of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s first ever Food Safety Challenge managed to reduce the 24- to 48-hour Salmonella detection waiting time to between 30 minutes and three hours, according to a story on Refinery 29. The winning team from Purdue University uses small filters, and the runner-up team from Pronucleotein uses

Salmonella-contaminated spices—who knew?

We generally think of Salmonella as a threat to chicken and beef. But scientists are recognizing that spices and other foods lower in moisture can carry the disease. “Spices are an emerging vehicle for disease in the food sector,” says Monica Ponder, assistant professor of food science and technology in Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture