Food safety

May 22, 2018

Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing, Mich. 

Part of the MSU Online Food Safety Program's Executive Education program


Julie Funk, former associate dean, MSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Patricia Griffin, chief, enteric diseases and epidemiology branch, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sandra Walker, former food program manager, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Frank Yiannas, former vice president of food safety, Walmart; adjunct faculty, MSU Online Food Safety Program

  • Pork from ractopamine-fed pigs is safe for consumption

    Published on April 17, 2020

    Despite recent decisions by some US packers to process only ractopamine-free pigs, it is important to understand that meat products are safe for consumers when ractopamine is used according to label directions.

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    Legal vs. illegal food sales explained

    Published on March 24, 2020

    MSU Extension provides an opportunity to learn and understand the process of food sells and what the do's and don'ts are.

  • Improving food safety for immunocompromised patients

    Published on February 4, 2020

    People with weakened immune systems are typically instructed to avoid eating fresh produce. Michigan State University research, spearheaded by the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is working to change that.