College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Food safety

Featuring Food Safety - Week 2

How do you know when your meat has been cooked to the appropriate temperature and is free from harmful bacteria? There’s only one way to know for sure: Use a meat thermometer. It’s Food Safety Education Month and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) and the Joint Institute for...

Featuring Food Safety - Week 1

Did you know one in six people in the United States gets sick from food in any given year? While some foodborne illnesses simply subject you to a temporary affinity for your toilet bowl, others can have more severe consequences such as kidney failure and even death. September is Food Safety...

AGNR Professor Awarded Grants to Study Important Food Safety Issues

One of the newest faculty members with the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has been awarded federal funding for innovative research that will directly impact the safety of food on family tables around the country. Dr. Abani Pradhan, an assitant professor with...


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