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Oct 24, 2014 | The Abstract

Trick or Treat or Barf: Researchers Use Social Media to Raise Awareness of Norovirus Season

NC State researchers are trying to raise awareness of norovirus safety through a novel (and cute) social media campaign. 

Sep 23, 2014 | The Abstract

Fast Facts about Cutting Boards and Food Safety in Your Kitchen

Anything that touches your food can be a source of contamination and foodborne illness – including cutting boards. Learn what you can do to limit the risk of foodborne illness. 

Sep 8, 2014 | The Abstract

Helping Keep School Lunches Safe

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Ellen Thomas, a Ph.D candidate in NC State’s Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. This post also appears on the food safety blog barfblog.com. In 2006, […] 

Jul 17, 2012

Food-Safety Expert to Lead CALS

Meet Dr. Richard Linton, a nationally recognized food-safety expert who has been named dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Aug 3, 2011

Nullifying Norovirus

Odds are your last case of food poisoning was caused by a norovirus. NC State will use a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lead a national study of what makes noroviruses tick and how they make you sick. 

Aug 3, 2011

NC State Gets $25 Million Grant to Nullify Norovirus

North Carolina State University will use a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to strengthen food safety by studying human noroviruses across the food […] 

Jul 12, 2011

Food For Thought

From peaches to green beans, summer’s bounty is here. And eager home cooks are busy canning fruits and vegetables for the months ahead. But canning is one hobby that can kill you if not done properly. NC State is making sure people do it the right way. 

Jun 11, 2010

Food for Thought

Ben Chapman, an assistant professor and food safety specialist, put video cameras in commercial kitchens and found that risky food preparation practices happen more often than previously thought.