COST OF TRACEABILITY NEGATED BY LEGAL, MARKETING BENEFITS
Editor’s note: This is the third piece in a four-part series. The final installment is scheduled to publish Oct. 3. One step forward and one step back might be sufficient in the context of a boot scootin’ line dance, but in the context of foodborne illness outbreaks and increasingly long, complex supply chains, consumers and… Continue Reading

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NANOSENSOR FOR FASTER E. COLI DETECTION
Researchers at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS, have developed a hybrid nanosensor to detect bacterial contamination from E. coli or other pathogens at concentrations as low as one colony-forming unit and to do it more quickly than existing methods. The nanosensor uses a combination of magnetic relaxation and fluorescence measurements to both detect and quantify… Continue Reading

ONTARIO COURT COULD SHUTDOWN RAW MILK DISTRIBUTION, PROMOTION
The outcome of a two-day hearing set for today and tomorrow in the Ontario Court of Justice at Newmarket may send raw milk drinkers in Canada down a more political road after years of fighting court battles. The hearing will determine if the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Health were correct… Continue Reading

 

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