Posts Tagged ‘Salmonella’

Searching for Salmonella

Pictrue of Diane Ducharme sampling tomatoes.

A team of North Carolina State University scientists is looking for Salmonella on tomatoes and around tomato production areas. What they find could help farmers grow tomatoes that have a decreased likelihood of carrying Salmonella.

Extension, teaching will play roles in research grant to combat salmonella

Hosni Hassan and Matt Koci

Drs. Hosni Hassan and Matt Koci, from N.C. State’s departments of microbiology and poultry science, respectively, are leading the charge on a new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to stamp out salmonella.

N.C. State researchers win $2.5 million grant to combat salmonella

Drs. Hosni Hassan (left) and Matt Koci.

Dr. Hosni Hassan, North Carolina State University professor of microbiology, and Dr. Matt Koci, associate professor of poultry science, are leading the charge on a new five-year, $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to stamp out salmonella.

Protecting poultry from Salmonella

Drs. Hosni Hassan and Dr. Matt Koci

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers are working to develop a vaccine that would protect poultry – and by extension people who eat chickens and eggs – from Salmonella.

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