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Food Safety Specialist Hopes New Tracking Strategy Will Lead to Better Intervention

A Kansas State University food safety specialist says a new federal partnership to monitoring foodborne illness is a promising approach.
24-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Researchers Offer First Book Combining Financial Planning, Mental Health

Three faculty members from Kansas State University's Institute of Personal Financial Planning have written the first textbook on financial therapy, which integrates financial planning and mental health for fiscal and emotional well-being.
23-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Researchers Develop Detailed Genetic Map of World Wheat Varieties

Researchers have produced the first haplotype map of wheat that provides detailed description of genetic differences in a worldwide sample of wheat lines. This is an important foundation for future improvements in wheat around the world.
20-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

University Develops Detection Test for Subclinical Mastitis in Dairy Cows

Researchers have developed a nanotechnology platform that positively identifies mastitis in dairy cattle earlier and for less cost than current technologies on the market. Mastitis is the most common disease in U.S. dairy cattle and costs the U.S....
19-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Towels Top Kitchen Contamination Hazards List


Food safety research from Kansas State University used video observations to show people touching kitchen towels before washing their hands or using towels after washing their hands inadequately. Even after properly washing their hands, they would...
18-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Multimillion-Dollar Project Using Unmanned Aerial Systems to Detect Emerging Pest Insects, Diseases in Food Crops


Kansas State University is leading an international, multimillion-dollar project that is looking at unmanned aerial systems — or UAS — as a quick and efficient method to detect pest insects and diseases in food crops before outbreaks happen.
18-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Kansas State University Graduate Student to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting


Courtney Passow, Kansas State University doctoral student in biology, is one of 672 young scientists selected worldwide to attend the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany.
17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Meat and Poultry Recalls: What Food Firms and Investors Should Know


Research from Kansas State University found that when publicly traded food firms face a meat or poultry recall, five factors influence stock price reactions most: severity to human health, recall size, firm size, firm’s experience and media...
17-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Simple Tasks Help Protect Your Credit


With mega data breaches coming from entities such as retail stores, insurance providers and restaurant chains, someone could more easily gain access to personal financial information that consumers have legitimately shared with companies. A family...
23-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Experts Discuss Irish Beef's Availability in U.S. For First Time in 15 Years

Trade and agricultural experts from Kansas State University say this "green beef" could open the door for trade agreements with other countries in the European Union.
17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Poultry Expert Says Avian Influenza Strain Not Harmful to Humans or Poultry Products

A Kansas State University poultry specialist explains why humans don't need to worry about H5N2 avian influenza getting them sick or contaminating their food.
17-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs

A Kansas State University veterinarian cautions pet owners against using over-the-counter antibiotics to treat tear stains, which are often only a cosmetic issue.
22-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Renewing Health Insurance Should Take More Than 15 Minutes, Specialist Says

Renewing health insurance is more complicated than simply choosing the same plan year after year because plans change annually, a Kansas State University community health specialist says.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems


A pharmacologist warns that if you are raising chickens in your backyard, don't consume their eggs if the animals have been taking medication.
16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Number of People Susceptible to Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Increasing, Says Leading Researcher


Kansas State University leading researcher in chikungunya virus says many more people are at risk of getting infected now that mosquitoes in the U.S. are carrying the virus.
23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Culinary Historian Says Americans Have Long Celebrated Fourth of July with Food

Food and the Fourth of July have long been an American tradition, according to Jane Marshall, a culinary historian and food writing instructor at Kansas State University.
2-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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