Aug 3, 2011
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.
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 supply chain in an effort to design effective control measures and reduce the number of virus-caused food-borne illnesses. Human noroviruses…
Jul 12, 2011
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
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.