Greetings from WIFSS, and Happy New Year; just in case you missed them, here are some 2014 news stories highlighting WIFSS’s efforts in Research, Outreach, Training and International Programs.
Food safety research projects underway since a 2010 E. coli outbreak are helping answer questions faced by the leafy greens industry. The correlation between animal defection in vegetable fields and potential E. coli infection remains a concern.
At the One Health Food Safety Symposium held October 23 -24, in Nanjing, China, academia and government discussed the importance of a global education system to address the challenges of food safety in the 21st century.
A One Health Center for Food Safety in the Jiangsu Province of China will address the complex global issues of poverty, new and re-emerging zoonotic diseases, safe foods, a sustainable food supply, and the need for a safe and healthy environment for animals and people throughout the world.
Answer the food safety question correctly and win the prize. Find out how WIFSS shined the spotlight on food safety at the Farm-to-Fork Festival.
Without coordinated response, awareness and resources, those animals left behind in a natural or man-made disaster most often do not survive.
WIFSS is partnering with Hartnell college to conduct training courses which underscore the importance of awareness and of being prepared for disasters that can affect the agricultural industry.
A recent study finds pathogenic bacteria in raw pet foods.
During their one month stay on Isla de Ometepe the One Healthy Village at a Time team learned that for the villagers on the island, every day is spent thinking about food and where it will come from.
How do you promote safe food across the food continuum in China? This and other top priority topics were discussed at a high level meeting in China.