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Who ya gonna call? Iowa outbreak busters launch hotline

If you’ve got food poisoning, Iowa’s got your number — and its toll free — 844-IowaSic. Patricia Quinlisk, medical director for the Iowa Department of Public Health, said the announcement of the number for the state’s new food poisoning detection and response initiative Monday should reduce the number of foodborne illnesses, citing the importance of… Continue Reading

NoroCORE doubles down on nearly perfect human pathogen

Opinion

Originally posted by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on the USDA’s website, this column was written by Lee-Ann Jaykus, NoroCORE scientific director, and Elizabeth Bradshaw, NoroCORE extension associate. NIFA invests in and advances agricultural research, education and extension and seeks to make transformative discoveries that solve societal challenges. Even if you have… Continue Reading