Using Genetics to Identify Foodborne Illnesses

April 30, 2018 11:11 AM

Foodborne illnesses and recalls happen from time to time, most recently with a romaine lettuce recall from Yuma, Arizona.

A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food investigations and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.

Kathy Young from the Associated Press reports on AgDay above.

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