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New ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued

Contact: Kim Kaplan

July 18, 2022

Agricultural Research Service scientists are helping to enhance the abilities of regulatory agencies to trace Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria back to their source during foodborne outbreaks by more specifically identifying E. coli strains through a better understanding of relatedness between human and environmental isolates of the bacteria. This information is part of the latest issue of ARS' Food and Nutrition Research Briefs.

The latest issue, which reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide, can be found at:

Among other findings, the current issue reports:

ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs is available on the web. Readers can subscribe, signing up for either of two email options: They can receive the full text of the newsletter by email or simply an advisory when a new issue has been posted online.

For more information contact Kim Kaplan, ARS Office of Communications.

The Agricultural Research Service is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Daily, ARS focuses on solutions to agricultural problems affecting America. Each dollar invested in agricultural research results in $17 of economic impact.