Grant funds study into Salmonella contamination of tomatoes

06/27/2011 04:20:00 PM
Vicky Boyd

Two researchers from Cornell University have received a $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study Salmonella contamination in tomatoes.

They plan to study how bacterial genes turn on when Salmonella enters a tomato and try to figure out how a plant's immune system may be able to counteract it.

Read the complete article at Cornell University.

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