News

Oct 12, 2012

Congratulations: Jeff Sindelar elected to join FRI Executive Committee.

Jeff Sindelar is an assistant professor/extension meat specialist in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jeff developed the Master Meat Crafter program as well as the Food Safety & Meat Microbiology School summer training course. Sindelar studies quality and sensory of processed meats; non-meat ingredient functionality; intervention strategies to control pathogenic bacteria in meat products Jeff has recently been awarded tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor July 1, 2013.

Sep 07, 2012

Safe tomato canning

FRI affilated faculty member Barb Ingham interview (3:02 total time) / transcript (CALS podcast)

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Aug 13, 2012

Sausage-making and other spectator sports.

FRI affiliated faculty member Jeff Sindelar demonstrates sausage making at the Wisconsin State Fair (CALS News).

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Jul 11, 2012

Congratulations: Laura Knoll elected to join FRI Executive Committee.

Laura J. Knoll, associate professor, medical microbiology and immunology, joined FRI as a Food Pathogens and Toxins Cluster faculty. Knoll studies Toxoplasma gondii, which ranks second (after Salmonella) as a cause of death and fourth as the cause of hospitalizations resulting from foodborne illness. Infection is usually acquired from consuming undercooked meat (usually pork or lamb) or handling or cross-contaminating other foods with raw meat. It can also be spread by feces of infected cats.

Jun 05, 2012

Congratulations: Andy Milkowski is a recipient of the 2012 American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Signal Service Award.

FRI Executive Committee member Andy Milkowski, adjunct professor, UW-Madison Meat Science and Muscle Biology Lab, will be honored at a special reception and awards presentation at the AMSA 65th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference June 19 in Fargo, N.D. The AMSA Signal Service Award was established in 1956 and is given to members in recognition of devoted service and lasting contributions to the meat industry and to the association. All Signal Service Award winners (current, past and future) are designated as an American Meat Science Association Fellow.

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May 09, 2012

The Thrill of the Grill: The Arts & Sciences of Making Bratwurst and Other Sausauge.

FRI affiliated faculty member Jeff Sindelar presents (Wednesday Nite @ the Lab).

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Apr 10, 2012

Congratulations: Laura Knoll receives Romnes Fellowship.

FRI affiliated faculty member Laura Knoll, associate professor, medical microbiology and immunology, studies interactions between parasites and their hosts and is leading efforts to purify an active antimicrobial protein from Toxoplasma for its development as a novel therapeutic. Knoll teaches the popular Emerging Infectious Diseases course and recently obtained a NIH large equipment grant to purchase an imaging system to track biological processes in living animals.

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Jan 25, 2012

Aspergillus Can Kill Us.

FRI Executive Committee member Nancy Keller presents (Wednesday Nite @ the Lab).

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Jan 24, 2012

CALS graduates the first-ever Wisconsin Master Meat Crafters.

FRI affiliated faculty member Jeff Sindelar developed and ran the Master Meat Crafter Training Program for this first class of 18 Wisconsin meat processors from small plants around the state. (CALS News).

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