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  1. CFI's WestFest Event Booth

    Recap: WestFest 2022!

    Nov 4, 2022

    Thank you to everyone who came out last month for the annual WestFest event at The Ohio State University’s West Campus! Community members, students, children and parents, teachers, etc., we appreciate you all. Science and sustainability education matter, as is being able to translate such knowledge into evidence-based policies and practices, which is what the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention is committed to doing. Through outreach and advocacy, we are keeping Ohio healthy and safe!

    Read more of our debrief here.

  2. CFI's Juan Archila

    Oct 31, 2022

    This week’s #MeetTheStudentMonday: Juan Carlos Archila Godínez has been a Graduate Research Associate with CFI since August of this year, and is a first-year Ph.D. student in Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University. Juan assumes the lead role on the PESAR project. And in the recent past, Juan has collaborated on content analysis of YouTube videos regarding food safety and the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  3. Autumn 2022 Guest Lecturers Flyer: FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    Enroll in FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety, Current Topics in Food Safety Course

    Oct 27, 2022

    Take a look at the Autumn 2022 guest speaker lineup for the FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety, Current Topics in Food Safety course. From topics on “Quality and Food Safety Reflection Across 22 Years of Experience in the Largest Food Manufacturing Company” to “Risk Ranking of Foodborne Disease Hazards”. This course has lots to offer you and is one you don't want to miss out on this upcoming Spring Semester! Add and enroll today!  

  4. Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala Seminar Flyer

    SEMINAR: Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala - Friday, October 28th

    Oct 27, 2022

    Tune in TOMORROW, Friday, October 28th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm EST for Ariel Garsow's and Igor Trujillo's seminar on Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala! 

    Ariel Garsow is a former Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Technology Department at The Ohio State University and an alumnus of our CFI Team. And colleague Igor Trujillo is from Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. As a former Graduate Research Associate with CFI, Ariel’s work primarily focused on the PESAR project which assessed mycotoxin exposure and food security in Guatemala with an interdisciplinary team of researchers. 

    Zoom Link to Join Seminar: https://uvg-edu-gt.zoom.us/j/99525701097?pwd=NUJyZzlSQlZIc215OVd4ZWxPMWFudz09 

  5. FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety (10/25) Guest Speaker: Arie Havelaar

    Oct 25, 2022

    Get ready for today's FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety guest speaker Arie Havelaar

    Faculty and staff interested in attending this seminar can contact us at cfi@osu.edu. And be sure to follow CFI for more details on upcoming guest speakers!

  6. Spring Semester

    Enroll in FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    Oct 24, 2022

    Are you a graduate student seeking an interesting and worthwhile class to take this upcoming Spring Semester? Well, look no further! The FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety is the course for you. This one-credit course can be taken up to 4 times and will expose you, as a graduate student, to the wide range of topics and expertise needed to address food safety. Don't know anything about food safety, don't worry. This course will cultivate a new desire to know more, from the array of OSU faculty and invited external experts that you'll meet and hear speak, to the insightful class discussions after each presentation. Add this course to your schedule for next semester!

    SP23 Course Syllabus: https://lnkd.in/g2nRr46a

  7. CFI's Noah Dameron

    Oct 24, 2022

    #MeetTheStudentMonday: Noah Dameron is a third-year Food Science undergraduate student in the Department of Food Science and Technology, minoring in forestry, fishery, and wildlife at The Ohio State University. An undergraduate intern with CFI, Noah supports the FoodS.U.R.E. program, examining both food security and food safety within food pantries in the greater Columbus area. Outside of academics, Noah volunteers as an EMT with his local fire department, participates as an adult leader in his local Boy Scout troop, and enjoys going camping and climbing. 

  8. Seminar by Ariel Garsow and Igor Trujillo on Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala

    SEMINAR: Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala - Friday, October 28th

    Oct 20, 2022

    Estimating Mycotoxin Exposure and Increasing Food Security in Guatemala - Seminar on Friday, October 28th from 12:15pm - 1:15pm EST with Ariel Garsow and Igor Trujillo! 

    Ariel Garsow is a former Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Technology Department at The Ohio State University and alumni from our CFI Team. As a former Graduate Research Associate with CFI, Ariel’s work primarily focused on the PESAR project which assessed mycotoxin exposure and food security in Guatemala with an interdisciplinary team of researchers.   

    If you would like to join the seminar, please email Ashley Cellar (cellar.21@osu.edu) for the zoom link! 

  9. A Cross-listed Course: FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    Oct 19, 2022

    Cross-listed as part of both the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science, the FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety course is open to all OSU Graduate Students. With biweekly guest lecturers, what more can you ask for in a course!? Add this weekly graduate seminar on current and emerging topics in food safety to your list today. 

    SP23 Course Syllabus: https://lnkd.in/g2nRr46a

  10. Barbara Kowalcyk

    Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk Joins Independent Expert Panel for the FDA

    Oct 18, 2022

    We are proud to share that CFI director, Barbara Kowalcyk, has joined an Independent Expert Panel for the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This panel will conduct the operational evaluation of the FDA’s human foods program to develop recommendations to equip the FDA to better carry out its regulatory responsibilities, strengthen its relationships with state and local governments, and secure the nation’s food supply for the future. Read more about this panel, as well as its other members here: https://reaganudall.org/news-and-events/announcements/experts-announced-review-fda-human-foods-program

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