Food Germs Can Make You Sick! What should we do, stop eating?

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Date: Monday, Jan. 9, 2012
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Donut Whole (1720 E. Douglas Wichita, KS)

Speaker: Melissa Weber, Ph.D.
Food Scientist, Cargill Innovation Center

Food safety has come into question more than ever before, with salmonella and E.Coli turning up in everything from spinach to peanut butter. Some outbreaks have made people sick, and even killed them.

What are some of the food risks we face?
How can they be managed?
What’s my role?

Understanding the sources and transmission of microorganisms can reduce the risk of you or a family member becoming one of the 48 million people sickened by foodborne diseases each year.

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