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Food Safety / New Technologies
on May 15, 2020

How next-generation sequencing enhances food safety

The new technology is faster and more accurate than previous methods.

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) techniques could help speed routine testing for Salmonella, Listeria and other pathogens during poultry processing, reducing the incidence of foodborne illnesses.

More than 48 million Americans get sick from a foodborne illness each year and 3,000 people die as a result, the Center for Disease Control…

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