Food Safety Lab

Food Safety Lab group members

Welcome

The Food Safety Laboratory and Milk Quality Improvement Program represent a combined group that is led by Professors Kathryn Boor and Martin Wiedmann in the Department of Food Science. This group is united by a common mission:

Program Vision: 

Moving the world toward safer, more wholesome food

Program Mission:

Through innovative research, education and outreach, improve the microbial safety and quality of the global food supply

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Scientists bolster 'phage' weapons in food safety battle

Published: 
Jul 21, 2015
In the war to keep food safe from bacteria, Cornell food scientists examine a class of weaponry called bacteriophages – an all-natural biological enemy for the nasty Listeria monocytogenes, which threatens meat, produce, cold-smoked seafood and dairy products. Read more

Professor Studies Food-Poison Bacteria

Published: 
Feb 10, 2015
Prof. Martin Wiedmann, food science and technology, has combined the fields of microbiology and big data to better predict disease outbreaks and preserve food safety. Read more