The chances of detecting and stopping major outbreak of foodborne illness in middle America declined Friday due to Minnesota’s political shutdown of most state services — including Team Diarrhea and its celebrated team of epidemiologists.
The state of Minnesota remains in a contentious budget standoff that could have serious implications for the nation’s food safety system. Minnesota’s Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, have failed to agree on…
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The University of Minnesota’s “Team Diarrhea” or “Team D” may soon serve as a model for other food safety centers around the country.
A number of similar centers proposed in legislation introduced by Sen. Amy
Last week, in the wake of the State Supreme Court’s ruling in Brayton et al. v. Pawlenty et al., Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty issued Executive Order 10-07, which seeks to prioritize core government functions