January 29, 2021

Webinar: Meet the resource speaker of our webinar on Emerging Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry!

Professor Angella Carlos is the Microbiology Division Head of the Institute of Biological Sciences at the University of the Philippines - Los Baños. She has been serving as an assistant professor at the aforementioned institution for more than 12 years. She had received her postgraduate degree in Food Science from the University of Georgia in 1997
January 22, 2021

Webinar: Emerging Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry

Are you knowledgeable on the pathogens that constantly plague the food industry? New understanding of foodborne pathogens that cause diseases have evolved over time along with advances in food science and economic developments. According to a 2015 SGS News Center report, the potential impact of food safety outbreaks at a single event can bring about huge economic losses. In the US alone, foodborne illness economic burden is estimated to cost US $77 to $152 billion annually. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) identifies four common pathogens that account for the majority of foodborne illnesses, hospitalization, and even death.
June 20, 2019

Don’t wash raw chicken – U.S. Centers for Disease and Control Prevention

Food safety first! June 7 marks the first-ever celebration of the World Food Safety Day with the aim to uplift the food safety awareness to protect the public from foodborne illnesses and inspire action to safer food.
October 23, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Batters and Doughs

Do not eat raw batters! Unbaked batters and dough can be hazardous if not handled properly. They may contain high levels of Salmonella as most of the ingredients, particularly raw eggs, contain infective microorganisms and spores.
September 29, 2017

Egg Safety: What you need to know

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), fresh eggs, even those with clean, uncracked shells, may contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause foodborne illness. […]