Food Safety

Keeping food safe from microbial contamination, high levels of arsenic or nitrates, animal drugs, mycotoxins, or possibly risky pesticide residues is a never-ending challenge.

While advances in science have vastly improved our ability to track and identify pathogens that infect food, other trends have created new challenges for those working to assure food safety. The longer and more complex the supply chain between a farmer’s field and a consumer’s dinner table, the more places where unwanted contaminants or microbial pathogens can find a way into food.

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Compost Tea and Food Safety (PDF)

Bary, A. and D. Granatstein. 2003. This article discusses the increasing interest in use of compost teas for food production and potential food safety risks.

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