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Private eyes in the grocery aisle

Food-borne illnesses sicken millions and kill thousands in the United States each year. The annual cost is staggering: $14.1 billion to $16.3 billion, according to a 2013 USDA analysis. Consumers …

Genome tracking technology boosts food safety efforts

Jill Neimark (@jillneimark) of Scientific American┬áreports on developments in the field. There’s been an enormous focus on food safety in the news, and with good reason: foodborne pathogens sicken millions …