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FDA Enlists NC State to Chart Transmission Routes for Salmonella | Food Safety News

FDA Enlists NC State to Chart Transmission Routes for Salmonella | Food Safety News | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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FDA Enlists NC State to Chart Salmonella Transmission Routes | The Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) will begin working with the Prestage Department of Poultry Science & the Piedmont Research Station Poultry Unit in Fall to study transmission routes for Salmonella in the shell egg industry, to improve the food safety controls which prevent foodborne illness. Readmore | http://tinyurl.com/odbp5lt

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Unexpected Entrepreneur

Unexpected Entrepreneur | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
From electrical engineer to entrepreneur: when Ph.D student Vindhya Kunduru came to NC State, she didn't know she'd soon be bringing vaccines to market.
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Kunduru took an enterpreneurship course in which she learned about a patented vaccine targeting poultry Salmonella, developed by Dr. Hosni Hassan & Matt Koci of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences. As part of her entrepreneurial coursework, she helped develop a business plan for what became Enteric Vaccine Solutions. EVS is listed as one of NCSU's Clase of 2013 "Fast 15" spinoff companies. Read more: http://www.ncsu.edu/features/2013/03/unexpected-entrepreneur/  | Fast 15 list | http://research.ncsu.edu/ott/for-entrepreneurs/nc-state-fast-15/class-2013/

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N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L...

N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | CALS News Center | News from the College of Agriculture and L... | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
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Dr. Hosni Hassan, NC State University Prof. of Microbiology, & Dr. Matt Koci, Assoc. Prof. of Poultry Science, lead the charge on a new 5-year, $ 2.5M grant from USDA-NIFA to stamp out salmonella. They will try to develop new ways to prevent poultry from getting colonized by salmonella, so that poultry products the consumer comes in contact with are less likely to be capable of causing foodborne illness.

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Researchers develop a faster method to identify Salmonella strains | Penn State University

Researchers develop a faster method to identify Salmonella strains | Penn State University | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
A method that may reduce by more than half the time it takes health officials to identify Salmonella strains has been developed by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
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CALS Food scientist, Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, helped develop method to speed response to foodborne illnesses \ Read more | http://tinyurl.com/kapf3e9

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North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety | Vegetables content from Southeast Farm Press

North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety | Vegetables content from Southeast Farm Press | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
A group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce — naturally.
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Scientists at the Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will work with UT researchers to develop a wash to reduce foodborne illness caused by E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria.

 

CALS project partners include Jonathan Baros, farm & agribusiness management, PHHI; Jeanine Davis, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, organic crops; MaryAnne Drake, Professor, sensory analysis & flavor chemistry; Diane Ducharme, GAPs Program Coordinator & Extension Associate, horticulture & food safety, PHHI; & Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Professor & postharvest physiologist, PHHI.

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N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | News from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NCSU

N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella | News from the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, NCSU | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
News from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NC State
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Dr. Hosni Hassan, NCSU professor of microbiology, and Dr. Matt Koci, associate professor of poultry science, are leading the charge on a new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)  to stamp out salmonella.

 

“Our research is aimed at trying to develop new ways of preventing poultry from getting colonized by salmonella, so then the poultry products the consumer comes in contact with are less likely to be capable of causing foodborne illness,” Koci said. “But educating the public on safe food handling practices is an equally important piece of the puzzle. This grant will allow us to attack salmonella from both angles.”

 

Hassan and Koci will work with partners from UNC-Chapel Hill, the Kenan Fellows program and North Carolina 4-H to develop an educational program based on their salmonella research that eventually will be made available to youth statewide.

 

Through the Kenan Fellows program, select North Carolina K-12 teachers will spend time in Hassan’s and Koci’s labs this summer learning the researchers’ respective areas of science. From that experience, the teachers will develop lessons on everything from safe food handling practices to the science behind salmonella. ..."

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