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Tech talk dominates Conference for Food Protection

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BOISE, ID — Advances in technology were merged into a day which ranged from fear to a science-based confidence at the bi-annual Conference for Food Protection this weekend. Deep dives into the realities of produce farming and the recurring global challenge of bird flu, lighted paths for needed research at the farm level. Risks at the… Continue Reading

Salmonella Biofilms Extremely Resistant to Disinfectants

Researchers have discovered that common disinfectants face an uphill battle killing Salmonella once it has had the time to form a biofilm – a community of cells that attach to each other and a surface, increasing the density of bacterial growth and providing support from harsh environments. Researchers at the National University of Ireland, Galway,… Continue Reading