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Study aims to keep salmonella out of food

A feedlot study hopes to help keep salmonella out of food. Researchers are examining why cattle from some feedlots test positive for salmonella and others test negative.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are taking a closer look at salmonella in feedlots in effort to help develop pre-harvest food safety interventions and providing safe, wholesome food for consumers.

AgriLife Research scientists Jason Gill and Matt Taylor, along with other professors, are researching bacteriophages, or phages, which are viruses that act as predators to bacteria, for use as food safety interventions.

Both Gill and Taylor gave seminars recently to departmental faculty and graduate students on the findings from projects sponsored by the Beef Checkoff and Texas Beef Council.

To read more about the research, click here.


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