Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s Online Master of Science (MS) in Food Safety Program (MSU OFS) is set to host an event June 11-13, 2024, featuring prominent figures in the field—Frank Yiannas and Bill Marler. The event aims to ignite conversations on tools, strategies, and behavior-based science essential for creating a robust

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Michigan State University is hosting a two-day Executive Education program to discuss how to Create a Food Safety Culture within the workplace June 13-15, 2023. 

The program, “Creating a Food Safety Culture Executive Education,” will take place on campus and will bring food safety experts together to engage in meaningful

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Researchers at Michigan State University are working on a rapid testing cell phone method to detect bacteria on poultry that causes human illnesses such as infections from Salmonella and Campylobacter.

Led by Evangelyn Alocilja, a professor in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, the research team’s work is
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed an American scientist, Felicia Wu,  to its Foodborne Disease Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG).

Wu, Ph.D, is a John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

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STOP Foodborne Illness is now accepting applications for the Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship, a partnership with the Michigan State University Online Food Safety Program.

“The Fellow will live and work in Chicago with Stop Foodborne Illness and complete a 12-credit Online Food Safety Certificate with Michigan State University,” according
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Public health officials have known for some time that Guillain-Barre Syndrome could be triggered by the foodborne Campylobacter jejuni, but a research team at Michigan State University only recently discovered how the pathogen commonly found in undercooked chicken leads to the paralyzing neuromuscular disorder.

Funded by the federal government’s National
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As American consumers become increasingly concerned about the quality of their food, there’s been an enhanced focus on food safety in the academic and employment fields. Programs leading to degrees and certifications in food safety are growing, along with jobs handling quality assurance in the food industry and auditing producers
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