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Salmonella testing can be a slow process. These researchers want to change that.

Aug 29, 2023
A research team from multiple universities is developing technology that can detect salmonella contamination in a matter of minutes. They aim to take the results from sensors and pair them with other data to strengthen the safety and resilience of the supply of chicken.
University of Missouri Ph.D. student Mai Abuhelwa demonstrates how one of the new sensors detects salmonella contamination on July 28, 2023. This sensor uses a laser and fiber optic cables to sense small concentrations of the bacteria.
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Flour recall teaches us not to eat raw cookie dough

Jul 26, 2016
General Mills expands a recall of flour products tied to E.coli outbreak.
General Mills is expanding its flour recall after more cases of E.coli were reported in the Midwest.  
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