Red menace: Tomatoes pulled from store shelves
Fiertag and Diez-Gonzalez can explain how food-processing techniques both at the consumer and the producer level can affect the safety of fresh produce. Both have extensive experience on the topic of food safety, especially as it relates to fresh fruits and vegetables. They are part of a three-year study examining how bacteria survive on vegetables and how farm practices could prevent outbreaks of food-borne illness.
To interview these experts, contact the University News Service, (612) 624-5551.