News Archive

  1. CFI's Laura Onianwa

    Oct 17, 2022

    Our #MeetTheStudentMonday: Laura Onianwa is a Health Communication and Promotions Intern with CFI, since June 2021. She has supported the CFI Communication Team with our social media presence, reach, and engagement; and the CFI website, through content creation and promotion. From food safety workshops and academic courses to outreach events and awareness campaigns. In her free time, Laura enjoys boxing/sparring, writing her anthology, and improving her aquatic skills.   

  2. Handwashing photo by Unsplash

    Global Handwashing Day

    Oct 15, 2022

    Today is Global Handwashing Day! Through our stewardship of the Handwashing For Life Institute, we hope to work towards applying a practical set of proven measures to change food service and healthcare handwashing behaviors, protecting the business and the people they serve. This involves standards and meaningful measurement tools to overcome the underwashing of hands.

  3. WestFest 2022 is HERE

    Oct 14, 2022

    Join us TOMORROW, Saturday, October 15th for WestFest 2022 from 10am -2pm! Stop by booth #4 to find out more about the food safety lessons we've learned from the TARTARE project, and how we’re utilizing glitter and slime to educate people on food safety pathogens (colored glitter) and the biofilm (clear slime) that protects them.

  4. CFI Team Slime Making Party

    WestFest 2022: CFI presents TARTARE, International Research Project inspired Biofilm Slime

    Oct 11, 2022

    Every year The Ohio State University holds an event called WestFest: The Ohio State University Science & Sustainability Festival. Although virtual for the past two years, this year’s free public event will be mainly in-person! The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (CFI) and many others will be present, showcasing science and sustainability, STEM research, and outreach programs at OSU in various ways through family-friendly activities!  

    CFI is participating in this WestFest 2022 because we are committed to keeping Ohio communities healthy & safe through research and outreach.

     

  5. The Ohio State University

    FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety, now titled “Current Topics in Food Safety”

    Oct 11, 2022

    Don’t let the name intimidate you, the FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety, now titled “Current Topics in Food Safety” is a course worth taking, maybe even more than once!

    This 7-level, one-credit graduate course can be taken up to 4 times for multiple credit opportunities, both Autumn and Spring semesters. Graduate and Graduate Professional students, be sure to add this course to your shopping cart this October! 

  6. FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety (10/11) Guest Speaker: Scott Meschke

    Oct 10, 2022

    Tomorrow's guest speaker for the FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium in Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety course is Scott Meschke!  

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

  7. CFI's Allison Howell

    Oct 10, 2022

    #MeetTheStudentMonday: Allison Howell is a Graduate Research Associate with CFI and Ph.D. student in Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University. Allison has worked on various projects in food safety such as the FAIRE project with Franklin County Public Health (FCPH), and the Food Bank/Food Pantry. In her free time, Allison loves to bake, drink coffee, and turn her kitchen into a science lab by trying out new recipe substitutions and cooking techniques. 

  8. GUEST LECTURERS Spring 2023: 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    GUEST LECTURERS SPRING 2023: 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety Course

    Oct 6, 2022

    The FDA, NESTLE and Tyson are only a few of the names from which our variety of real-world food safety guest speakers have hailed. Be ready for exposure beyond just the realm of food safety, as you are introduced to an array of external industry, academia, and government experts, and are given ample opportunities to network with what could be your next employer! 

    When your Spring Semester 2023 class enrollment window opens, be sure to add our FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food SafetyCurrent Topics in Food Safety course to your schedule.

  9. Spring 2023 GUEST LECTURERS: 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    SPRING 2023: 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety

    Oct 6, 2022

    A combination of weekly presentations from OSU faculty and external experts, and stimulating discussions on current and emerging topics in food safety will leave you asking, what role do I choose to play in ensuring food safety within the public sector? Register for our FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety course for the upcoming Spring 2023 Semester! 

  10. CFI's Keyao Xiong

    Oct 3, 2022

    Happy Monday! Our #MeetTheStudentMonday: Keyao Xiong is a second-year MPH (STEM) student from the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University. Having joined the CFI team in the summer of 2022, Keyao has since acted as a Data Analysis Graduate Intern, contributing to work that identifies and prevents environmental risk factors contributing to foodborne illness through retrospective data analysis.

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