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May 2014 News

Latest trends in U.S. foodborne illness cases
May 2, 2014, K-State Research and Extension
Reported cases of campylobacter and vibrio were up in 2013, according to a recent report released by the CDC.


University panel outlines global food challenges
May 6, 2014, K-State Research and Extension
Just in case feeding 7 billion people isn’t daunting enough, consider that in the next 30-40 years, the world’s population likely will grow another 2 billion.


Agricultural economist breaks down record high meat prices
May 20, 2014, K-State News and Editorial Services
A Kansas State University agricultural economist says meat prices are at a record high and he expects prices to steadily increase throughout the year.


Proposed food labeling changes would emphasize calorie, serving size information
May 22, 2014, K-State Research and Extension
It’s increasingly commonplace – grocery shoppers browsing the aisles and checking food labels for all manner of information – fat, calories, carbs and more. And proposed changes to those labels will give shoppers even better, clearer information, according to a Kansas State University human nutrition specialist.


Grilling tips so you don’t get E. coli
May 22, 2014, K-State News and Editorial Services
K-State Olathe food safety specialist advises on how to give your holiday guests some tasty food, without food poisoning.