Nanomaterials in our Food

The use of nanomaterials in food has become somewhat of a question mark these days. Nanomaterials, molecular sized particulates, are injected  into foods to enhance them in various ways. They can make dairy products creamier without adding any additional fat, they can improve flavors through intensification and they can brighten the colors of foods. So, […]

Tracing Foodborne Pathogens

While the food supply chain in the United States upholds the highest standards in health and safety, it is still victim to foodborne pathogens every year. The FDA estimates there are approximately 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses each year, resulting in 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually. The microbes infiltrating our food supply to […]