A third-year graduate student in Shanghai launched a database of food safety incidents in China last week. The database was established by 34 volunteers within one month. During the research process, the volunteers read 17,268 relevant news articles (10 million Chinese characters in total) and made 2849 entries into the database. The database has an […]
Food safety issues are once again in the news. A large outbreak of E. coli O104:H4, centered in Germany, has sickened more than 3,000 people and killed 35. After a lengthy investigation, German public health authorities believe the source of the E. coli to be bean and seed sprouts. This recent outbreak highlights the need […]
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