College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Food safety

Faculty Research in Focus: Shirley Micallef

Whether at work or at home, Dr. Shirley Micallef has no trouble juggling dual roles as a scientist and a mother. On the homefront, she’s making sure her two young children are safe, well-fed, educated and loved. As part of her work here at the University of Maryland, she’s helping to ensure fresh...

Salmonella in Spices: ENST Student Studies How To Stop Harmful Strains from Hitting The Shelves

When you hear the word “salmonella,” raw eggs, cookie dough and contaminated poultry may come to mind. But what about oregano, cilantro, or black pepper? Marie-Laure Flamer, a senior Environmental Science and Technology major concentrating in environmental health, is searching for a faster way to...

Gobble up some Food Safety Tips in Time for Thanksgiving

With the pressure on to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving meal, simple food safety measures often get left on the backburner. However, serving up a side dish of prevention could go a long way toward keeping your family feast – and any accompanying leftovers – healthy this holiday. “Unfortunately, no...

In The News: UMD's International Food Safety Lab Featured on Food Chemical News Program

Ever wondered what exactly goes on inside the University of Maryland's International Food Safety Training Lab (IFSTL)? Food and Chemical News took a trip to the lab to interview IFSTL manager Janie Dubois for its program "The Knife and Fork Show" and takes an in-depth look at what goes on there...

Analytical Methods for International Food Safety Symposium

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013
Food and Drug Administration, Harvey W. Wiley Building, College Park, MD
The Food and Environmental Research Agency (Fera), United Kingdom, and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), University of Maryland, jointly organize a series of annual symposia on food safety and applied nutrition. The theme of the 2013 symposium is "Analytical...

UMD Food Safety Students, Training Lab Featured on ABC News

Graduate students from the University of Maryland’s Nutrition and Food Science Department made their debut on national television Tuesday evening. ABC World News conducted an experiment at the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s (JIFSAN) International Food Safety Lab on the...

Investing in a Safer Global Food Supply

The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) is proud to announce it will receive $11 million dollars over the next five years from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help continue its mission of improving food safety, nutrition and public health around the world...

UMD’s Food Safety Training Lab featured on ABC’s 20/20: VIDEO

The University of Maryland’s Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) was recently featured as part of a special report for ABC’s 20/20 called “The Dirt on Dining Out.” ABC’s Elisabeth Leamy conducted an experiment at JIFSAN’s International Food Safety Training Lab to...

Featuring Food Safety - Week 4

Want to see the world and get paid for it while having a direct impact on the health of the world’s population? If so, consider a career in FOOD SAFETY ! It’s Food Safety Education Month and hopefully through weekly tips put out by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) and the...

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