TITLE

Assuring safe produce is key for industry

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issues on food safety and contamination tackled at the Texas Food Safety Conference in Austin, Texas in 2011. According to Linda Gaul, an epidemiologist at the Texas Department of Health Services, outbreaks on food contamination are identified through the use of "genetic fingerprinting." It mentions the factors impacting food safety and notes that they include defective operational procedure, raw materials, and sewage backups.
ACCESSION #
60867771

 

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