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|Every Thanksgiving, family and friends gather to celebrate round dinner tables heaped high with roast turkey and other traditional dishes. There’s praise and thanks for the food, of course. But we’re also thankful for all the year’s blessings. For good health. For the love and support of family and friends. Maybe we should add a word of thanksgiving for the scientific advances that are helping to keep our food supply safe from a host of threats that can really spoil a meal.
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SciFinder®, a research tool produced by CAS (a division of the American Chemical Society), found 730 references published this year on the broad topic of "food pathogens". Analysis of this answer set reflects current research interest on topics such as prevention and control of food contamination, methods for detecting various pathogens, and the microbiology and genetics of specific bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella, and Campylobacter.
The CAS databases cover references from more than 10,000 major scientific journals and 57 patent authorities worldwide.