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Partnership will advance food safety research in China

Cornell and China’s Hebei Qimei Agriculture Science and Technology Co. Ltd., have agreed to collaborate on microbial food safety research, via a $2.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation.

For Prabhu Pingali, India’s malnutrition puzzle is personal

Prabhu Pingali, founder of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition, is making progress in his quest to discover why 15% of Indians – nearly 200 million people – remain malnourished.

Groundwater policies fire up air pollution in northwest India

A measure to conserve groundwater in northwestern India has led to unexpected consequences: Added air pollution in an area already beset by haze and smog.

Link found between gut bacteria, successful joint replacement

Having healthy gut flora – the trillions of bacteria housed in our intestines – could lower the risk of infection following knee and hip replacement surgeries, while an unhealthy intestinal flora may increase the risk of infection.

Inaugural class graduates from health care leadership program

The Executive M.B.A./M.S. in Healthcare Leadership, which combines a master’s from the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences with an MBA from the Johnson school, graduated its inaugural class in May.

Centenarian alum remembers days as WWII medic

Cedric Jimerson ’40, M.D. ’43, who turns 100 on Aug. 7, was honored with other veterans from his home state of Pennsylvania at a ceremony in Harrisburg commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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USDA awards $1.8M to Cornell for packaging, beverage concentrate research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded $1.8 million to two Cornell food science research projects.

Cornell program celebrates 50 years of nutrition education

Nutrition educators from across New York state joined Cooperative Extension staff and university faculty June 17-18 for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.