Just in time for Back to School, there is a suspected norovirus outbreak going on at an elementary school. It is an unfortunate coincidence for the more than 30 kids who got sick in their second week of school at Trailblazer Elementary, but it does highlight the virus’s ease of spread and the importance of […]
What Is Food Virology?
Food Virology is an emerging discipline, actually a subset of Food Microbiology. Food Microbiology is the study of microorganisms in food systems. We often think of three general classifications of food borne microorganisms.
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Recent Food Virology News!
We occasionally see reports of cases of hepatitis A virus among workers in food establishments. While these people may not be at an increased risk of acquiring the virus because of their jobs, when it happens, they have the potential to infect a large number of people. A worker at a popular Whataburger restaurant near […]
We are pleased and proud to announce that two of our students won awards for their research at this year’s Developing Scientist Competition at IAFP in Indianapolis! There are two divisions, one for oral presentations and the other for poster presentations, and our students took home first place in each! Chip Manuel, a PhD student […]