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2013-05-01 12:32:35

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in six Americans gets food poisoning each year. Additionally, virus infection risks from consumption of raw oysters in the U.S. are estimated to cost around $200 million a year. To address the issue of health risk from eating raw oysters, Texas A&M University graduate student Chandni Praveen, along with Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist Dr. Suresh Pillai and a team of researchers from other agencies and institutions,...

Vegetables More Dangerous Than Poultry
2013-01-29 19:01:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), leafy greens accounted for the most food-borne illnesses nationwide for a ten-year period. The CDC reported that leafy greens like lettuce, spinach and kale accounted for the most illnesses from food around the U.S. from 1998 through 2008. Dairy products, the report said, accounted for the most hospitalizations, though, while the most deaths were linked to...


Latest Pasteurization Reference Libraries

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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