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The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
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Ebola: Rethinking Global Emergency Response  

Dr. Jeff Bender is headlining a an expert discusson on this timely topic, as part of the College of Continuing Education Headliners series. Program will be held Thursday, November 6, 7:00pm at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the St. Paul Campus, cost is $15.00


 Ebola Virus Fact Sheet - FAQs Animals and Ebola 

Have questions about pets or farm animals and Ebola. CAHFS has new fact sheet to answer these questions and provide additional resources for more information. See the Fact Sheet, FAQs Animal and Ebola

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2015 Focus on Food Policy

The 2015 Focus on Food Policy program will explore the interconnections of politics, culture, economics and consumer influences around food systems policy. Courses and forums will focus on the critical thinking, leadership skills and behavioral competencies needed to work effectively in the realm of food policy.

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2015  Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations Program

Block your calendars now for the week long program designed to expand participants’ networks among key global leaders and provide new skills for effectively engaging intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). Registration now open.

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North America:  Dung beetles come to the rescue in the war against foodborne illnesses

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