Share “$150K food safety grant to Trudeau Institute”

$150K food safety grant to Trudeau Institute

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 29, 2014 at 6:06 am •  Published: August 29, 2014

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — The Trudeau Institute in the Adirondacks has received a $150,000 federal grant to help fight food poisoning.

The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture targets research for a vaccine to stop Campylobacter (camp-ee-loh-bak-tur), a harmful bacteria commonly linked to raw milk and poultry.

The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports ( ) that U.S. Rep. Bill Owens said the project could lead scientists to a vaccine that would help farmers and ranchers manage the threat from the bacteria.