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The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
.Farm to Table 2014

Farm to Table 2014 - Costa Rica

Come and join us on November 2nd - November 7th as we explore the food system from farm-to-table in Costa Rica consisting of site visits along the food supply chains, discussions with government and private sector leaders, and integrating skills in food safety, animal health, and public health. Register here.


Focus on Food Systems

The August 18-22, 2014 Focus on Food Systems program will explore the interconnections of food, animal feed, fiber and fuel in the economics, culture, policy and health of our society using corn as an example of a complex food system.

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 CAHFS Dr. Jeff Bender on Rising Salmonella infections.

"Rising Salmonella Infections Tied to Backyard Poultry Flocks." a story on Reuters and Fox News, included comments from Dr. Jeff Bender, co-director of the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center.


North America:  Chikungunya Virus Hits Mainland U.S.

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