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Bacterial test for raw, organic milk may require more precision

Cornell food scientists show that a standard quality test used for raw, organic milk is insufficient for distinguishing between specific groups of bacteria -- suggesting that criteria needs updating.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
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A new filtration process that aims to extend milk’s shelf life may result in a pasteurization-resistant microbacterium passing into milk if equipment isn’t properly cleaned early, Cornell scientists say.

  • Food Safety Laboratory and Milk Quality Improvement Program
  • Food Science
  • Food
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The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety , co-located at Cornell and Purdue University, has announced $2.9 million in grants for research projects to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya and...
  • Food Safety Laboratory and Milk Quality Improvement Program
  • Food Science
  • Food