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Nutrition & Food Science

UMD Food Safety Students, Training Lab Featured on ABC News

Experiment on hand sanitizers airs on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer
Angela Winslow, a research biologist at JIFSAN, helps complete an experiment on hand sanitizers for ABC World News
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Graduate students from the University of Maryland’s Nutrition and Food Science Department made their debut on national television Tuesday evening. ABC World News conducted an experiment at the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s (JIFSAN) International Food Safety Lab on the effectiveness of hand sanitizers. Students from JIFSAN Director Jianghong Meng’s laboratory volunteered to coat their hands with E. coli bacteria to aid in the experiment.

Watch what happens:

Click HERE for video on ABC News Website


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