Ecoli Outreach

E coli Webinar 2013

E coli Conference 2012

  • Pre-harvest Control of STEC’s in Cattle
    • Opening Remarks: Set the challenges of what we face in pre-harvest food safety.
      Dr. David Smith – Video
    • Keynote: The politics of food safety and how food safety policy is made.
      Dr. Richard Raymond – Video  & PDF
    • Pre-harvest control of STEC’s in Cattle: Late-breaking news and challenges to food safety.
      Dr. Tom Besser – Video & PDF
    • STEC O157 in cattle: the facts, fiction and challenges for pre-harvest control.
      Dr. David Renter – Video & PDF
    • E coli pre-harvest cattle interventions update: Cattle vaccines and direct-fed microbials – How good are these interventions?
      Dr. Jan Sargeant –  Video & PDF
    • Summary of the GAO study on pre-slaughter interventions could reduce E coli in cattle.
      Allen Chan – Video & PDF
    • FDA’s role in regulating pre-harvest interventions for foodborne pathogens.
      Dr. Joshua Hayes – Video & PDF
    • Pre-harvest STEC vaccine approvals: Policy & Process.
      Dr. Byron Rippke – Video & PDF
    • Summary of the GAO study on pre-slaughter interventions could reduce E coli in cattle.
      Dr. Don Klingborg – Video & PDF

E coli Webinar 2011

  • E coli Updates: Current Perspectives on Cattle, Produce, and Human Health
    • Introduction & Current perspectives on E coli and human illness.
      Dr. Dale Moore & Dr. Phil Tarr – Video & PDF
    • What’s up with STECs and produce contamination? Other sources?
      Dr. Jeff LeJeune – Video
    • Escherichia coli O157:H7 and related agents in cattle and other food animals: Biology meets Policy.
      Dr. Tom Besser – Video & PDF
    • Does what we feed cattle have an effect on O157 shedding?
      Dr. David Smith – Video & PDF
    • Is vaccination of cattle the answer? What’s the evidence?
      Dr. David Smith –  Video & PDF
    • What is an adulterant? Non O157 STECs Point-Counterpoint. (Panel)
      Dr. Besser, Dr. LeJeune, Dr. Smith & Dr. Tarr – Video

 

Other Material

  • Common Misunderstanding about E coli O157:H7 by Dr Tom Besser (WSU), these video clips came from a WSU Innovators Luncheon talk in Seattle in 2009:
    1. “Cattle farmers are responsible for the E coli O157:H7 problem” – VIDEO
    2. “Feeding cattle grass or grass hay reduces E coli O57:H7 shedding in cattle” – VIDEO
    3. “Meatpacking plants are responsible for the E coli O157:H7 problem” – VIDEO
    4. “Consumers are responsible for the E coli O157:H7 problem” – VIDEO
    5. “Public health agencies are responsible for the E coli O157:H7 problem” – VIDEO
  • E. coli: Good, Bad, & Deadly (FAQ).  An introductory course from the American Academy of Microbiology.
  • Escherichia Coli O157:H7: Animal Reservoir and Sources of Human Infection. Witold A. Ferens, Carolyn J Hovde. Foodborne Pathogens and DIsease. April 2011, 8(4): 465-487. Link
  • Pre-harvest Food Safety Research on Escherichia Coli O157:H7 at Washington State University. Dr Tom Besser (WSU), presented at the Beef Industry Food Safety Council (March 4, 2011) – VIDEO
  • Protecting human health by controlling Shigatoxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in live cattle. Dr David Smith (UNL)(2011)
  • Understanding E coli O157:H7 for Science Writers