By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – A study has found that a cellular syringe-like device used to invade intestinal cells also acts as a traffic cop – directing bacteria where to go and thereby enabling them to efficiently carry out infection.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, WASH. – This month’s Thanksgiving turkey might contain more than bread stuffing. It could also harbor salmonella, a bacterial pathogen that causes foodborne illness in 1.2 million Americans each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Cooking is part necessity, but it’s also partly cultural. The way we cook says a lot about the societies we live in and the traditions that influence our families.
PULLMAN – Research conducted by food sciencists at the University of Idaho and WSU indicate that a commercially available fruit and vegetable wash, when used in a food-manufacturing setting, can dramatically decrease the number of disease-causing organisms in produce-processing washwater. That could reduce by many fold the potential for cross-contamination within the water by such […]