Pathogen sci.

Since CTAHR is a science-based college, we present here some basic learning tools for those who want more information on the hows and whys of food safety and human pathogens.

Pathogens
Pathogens, biological entities that can cause harm, is something we want to avoid in our farm-to-fork system.  There have been many things written on them, so we will just point you to other sources of reading.

Pathogens that can cause harm to humans
FDA top 15 pathogens in food that we want to avoid

Zoonosese – animal pathogens that can harm humans
From Michigan State University

The National Restaurant Association’s website and the US Government’s food safety gateway explains a bit about a number of pathogens that we  hope to avoid.

E. coli

Salmonella Salmonella