K-State Helps Keep Kansans Safe From Foodborne Illness
Kansas State research reports that over 48 million people in the US are infected with foodborne illness every year. Their research claims that there are a few things that will help in avoiding these diseases. Kansas State food specialists provide education programs throughout their area to inform food processors, food service employees and consumers about proper food safety and practices. These specialists also claim that one of the most effective methods in avoiding foodborne diseases is by educating children about food preservation and preparation. By taking small steps, K-State research hopes to affect large change.