A Safe Thanksgiving Feast

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