Schools receive grants for food safety research

the project?s expected recommendations. Worobo and other Cornell researchers will work with researchers from the University of California-Davis, the University of Florida, Michigan State University, Texas Tech University and West Texas A&M University. The goal of the project is to develop commodity- and food-chain-level-specific food safety best practices guidelines, Worobo said. Also particip

Written by: Jessica Behnham

Cornell University and four other U.S. universities have received federal government grants to study food safety in the fresh produce industry.

They were among more than two dozen schools to receive about $14 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study food safety, according to a USDA news release.

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