Before you gobble up your Thanksgiving feast, take a moment to be thankful for the research that keeps your food safe. Researchers and Extension educators at land-grant universities across the U.S. are developing new tools and methods to tackle safety issues, helping prevent costly and dangerous foodborne illnesses. Here are a few examples of food safety research that is affecting common Thanksgiving dishes. Click on the image below to view/download a PDF.
To dig deeper into this research, check out the following Impact Statements:
* Managing Food Safety Risks
* Engineering for Food Safety & Quality
* Fresh Fruit Quality and Shelf Life
* Ensuring the Safety & Quality of Fresh-cut Produce
* Toxic Molds in Grains