The Food Safety Center at Cornell

Pressure kills bugs. Anyone who’s ever stepped on a creepy crawly and heard that familiar crunch knows that.

Cornell high-pressure pathogen killerIt takes a lot more pressure than a pair of penny loafers, though, to kill microscopic pathogens like E. coli and Listeria, and Cornell University is proving its heavy-weight status as a food safety leader with its…

When it comes to food and waterborne illnesses, Cornell University is always going to have a mixed history. That’s because the University and the surrounding town of Ithaca, NY helped bring about a typhoid epidemic that got away on the campus and town in 1903, killing 82 people including 29 Cornell students. It remains one…