News and Upcoming Events
News and Events 2013
- Martin Wiedmann Comments on Food Safety in Frozen Foods
- CCE specialist Tristan Zuber and Milk Quality Improvement Program are partnering with the Genesee County Economic Development Center to offer workforce training
News and Events 2012
- Food Processing and Development Lab and dairy extension program part of team that receives economic development funds
- Tristan Zuber of Cornell University on New York state yogurt boom on CBS News
- Remote sensing, microbiology used to trace foodborne pathogens
- Tracing foodborne pathogens on the farm
- Pajau Vangay highlighted in "Meet Our students"
- Milk Quality Improvement Program Members participate in Yogurt Summit at Cornell
- Wegmans Gift to Bolster Training in Artisan Cheese Making
- A New Big Cheese on Campus: Cornell Big Red Cheddar
- Cornell develops Big Red Cheddar
- Cornell Milk quality improvement program study reveals that increased pasteurization temperature can increase microbial spoilage issues
- Rob Ralyea commenting on raw milk issues on Food & Farm with Ray Bowman on America's Web Radio.
- Martin Wiedmann and Rob Ralyea comment on the dangers of consuming raw milk
- Ron Ralyea testifies on raw milk legislation in New Jersey
News and Events 2011
- Listeria Cure: Researchers Find Potential Antibiotic Compound To Fight Deadly Bacteria
- Researchers discover a compound that controls Listeria Cornell researchers have identified a compound called fluoro-phenyl-styrene-sulfonamide that is safe for mammals but stops Listeria in its tracks
- Cornell Researchers Find Listeria-Stopping Compound
- Beyond PFGE: Genomic Mapping Pinpoints Pathogens - Food Safety News reports on Food Safety Lab Research
- mBio Study: New compound to control Listeria (blog on an Mbio by the FSL)
- New Test Can Precisely Pinpoint Food Pathogens
- Martin Wiedmann cited in Reuters article, "Listeria cases likely to rise through October: U.S. officials"
- Kathryn Boor Received the 2011 David K. Bandler Cheese Industry Award
- Cornell MQIP Research used by Kleinpeter Dairy in Louisiana
- Rob Ralyea, FSL '98 and the secret Food Processing Lab help save homecoming
- Texas Tech University excited about hiring FSL alumna, Kendra Nightingale
- Kathryn Boor was named the 2011 recipient of the IDFA Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing
- Cornell is poised to become a hub of food safety training with a new $2.5 million grant from the USDA
- Hoard's Dairyman reports on Cornell Milk Mustache campaign with Kathryn Boor
- American Meat Institute Foundation and Food Marketing Institute Foundation Co-Sponsor Research on Listeria Control in Retail Delis
- Cornell Professor Martin Wiedmann, DVM, Ph.D., Honored with American Meat Institute Foundation Scientific Achievement Award
News and Events 2010
- Buy Organic Eggs to Avoid Salmonella Poisoning? Maybe Not
- Cornell Scientists Talk About Local Impact of Nationwide Egg Recall (VIDEO)
- Cornell Institute of Food Science Receives 2010 GMA Food Safety Award
News and Events 2009
- Kathryn Boor comments on evolution of food science training in universities (Food Quality Magazine)http://www.foodquality.com/mag/12012009_01012010/fq_12012009_FE1.html
- CALS Professors Brief Congressional Staff on Food Safety:
Just days before a U.S. House committee voted to expand the FDA's power to
monitor the U.S. food supply, food scientists Kathryn Boor and Robert Gravani briefed
D.C. staffers about food safety issues.
- Are Cookie Dough Concerns Half-Baked?
Professor of Food Science Kathryn Boor discusses with CNBC Nestle's recall of cookie
dough products in response to E. coli fears.
- Cornell partners with Indian university to offer innovative degree in food science: http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/March08/Foodscience.India.lm.html
- Haley Oliver selected as 2009 Graduate School degree marshal
News and Events 2008
- Cornell food scientists awarded $1.67 million to improve fresh food safety.
News and Events 2007
- Cornell Chronicle Online: CU Food Scientists keep watch over New York dairy foods
News and Events 2006
- Kathryn Boor receives the DeLaval Dairy Extension Award July 2006
- What's lurking in your refrigerator can be a serious 'public health problem,' Cornell professor says.
News and Events 2005
- Cornell researcher helps lead $2 million project to prevent Listeria contamination in ready-to-eat foods.
News and Events 2004
News and Events 2003
Discovery that deadly listeriosis often occurs in clusters could help in finding sources and saving lives, Cornell scientist says
Cornell Chronicle: CU food scientists find that cases of listeriosis often occur in clusters
News and Events 2002
Marie Yeung wins Chinese Food Society Graduate Student Scholarship
- Marie Yeung wins IFT 2002 Food Microbiology Division Oral Competition and takes 2nd place in IFT Graduate Paper Competition
- Cornell Food Science Undergraduate and Kathryn Boor Advisee Travis Mayer wins Olympic silver medal
Cornell News "Travis Mayer wins a silver"
News and Events 2001
- Christmas presents from the Food safety lab delivered to school class in NYC
- CTC Computational Biology Service Unit Researchers Help Develop Novel Database that Tracks Path of Virulent Bacteria
- Database for tracking virulent bacteria was developed by students - Cornell Chronicle article
- Novel database that tracks path of virulent bacteria via the web is developed by consortium of Cornell students - Cornell press release
- Wendt's Dairy of Buffalo selected for best milk in New York state by testers at Cornell
- DuPont/Qualicon hosts Cornell Summer Scholars Program
- Cornell scholars spend summer studying food acids and microwaves and classifying deadly bacteria
- Investigating the Deadliest of all Foodborne Bacteria (Daily University Science News, Feb 12, 2001)
- CU researchers win $1.2 million 4-year grant to learn how deadly Listeria bacterium travels.
News and Events 2000
- Molecular subtyping by the Cornell Food Safety Research Group headed by Martin Wiedmann contributes to the detection of another multistate human listeriosis outbreak. For more information see MMWR Weekly: December 22, 200; 49(50); 1129-1130: Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis -- United States, 2000.
- CU led Listeria Outbreak Group Wins Prestigious USDA Award
- New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research representatives visit Food Safety Laboratory.
- Kathryn Boor receives 2000 Constance E. Cook and Alice H. Cook Recognition AwardKathryn Boor was honored by receiving the Constance E. Cook and Alice H. Cook Recognition Award which honors people in the Cornell community who have made positive contributions to women or women's issues. It is named in honor of Constance Cook, Cornell's first woman vice president, and the late Alice Cook, a professor emerita of Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations who was one of the first tenured female faculty members at the university as well as a founding member of the Cornell's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (ACSW).
- New graduate program in Food safety
Cornell offers new interdisciplinary graduate training program in food safety.
For more information see News Releases
Date posted: February 4, 2000
News and Events 1999
- Top Milk Processors rated by CU Food Scientists September, 1999
Cornell Chronicles on Milk processors rating.
- Cornell Experts on E. coli outbreak September 1999
Cornell News Release about E. coli outbreak
News and Events 1998
- Safer Food and Water of the New Millennium- Symposium 3-4 November 1998
Cornell Chronicles about the Symposium
- Food safety laboratory contributes to the detection of a multistate human listeriosis outbreak in 1998/1999
Cornell Chronicles on the Outbreak
Free Press Article on the Outbreak
- Cornell Food Scientist Names top Milk Processors September 1998
Cornell News Release this event
News and Events 1997
- Robert Ralyea receives U.S. Army's Meritorious Service Medal March 1997
Cornell News Release about Robert's success