• Penn State aims to improve global health with food safety training

    One year ago - By Food Safety

    Like extension offices at land grant universities across the country, Penn State Extension offers classes on topics that include food safety. But the public research university is taking it a big step further.
    With a trial run in Armenia completed, Penn State wants to take its Extension Service's food safety program international to combat conditions that lead to nearly one in 10 people worldwide getting sick each year from eating contaminated food.
    That's 600 million people.
    Food safety best practices are common in the United States, but that's not the case in many countries around the...
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