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While no one wants to get sick from eating food, there are times when this will occur. These resources can help learn more about safely preparing food, what foods are being recalled, and what some of the issues are within the food safety industry.

Overview of Alternatives to Antibiotics in Agriculture - Dr. Cyril Gay, USDA, ARS, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Issues in Developing Alternatives to Antimicrobials - Dr. Aoife Corrigan, Alltech, from the 2012 NIAA One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Symposium, November 13-15, 2012, Columbus, OH, USA.

Aidan Connolly, Alltech Inc.'s Vice President Corporate Accounts, shares some thoughts on the future of agriculture. Long term, Aidan believes the outlook is very optimistic because more people are going to want to consume better quality food. However, in the short term, Aidian thinks the policy decisions related to corn based ethanol and the abilities to respond to food crisis are in need of better approaches. From the NAMA Fall Conference, September 25-26, 2012, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

How the world views food and makes plans to feed people does affect agriculture. What does Food 2020 look like?
Food Web 2020
Institute For The Future, iStockPhoto

It is National Food Safety Month: Wash hands and use thermometers!
International Food Information Council Foundation, http://www.foodinsight.org/

Grains are biological and susceptible to mold and decay. What happens when this happens?
Aspergillus flavus Infection of Corn
Wicklow and Donahue, 1984

Build your personal network now before you really need that network for your next job.
Finding Ag Careers and Jobs Depends On Your Network
USDA, iStockPhoto

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE, a.k.a. Mad Cow Disease)Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE, a.k.a. Mad Cow Disease) is a serious disease that can effect the meat food supply if not proactively monitored and diligently handled.

Drought Monitoring in the USA The term Pink Slime is a label applied to what is called by the food industry as lean finely textured beef. What is lean finely textured beef? What is Pink Slim? Below are some selected resource links to help inform.