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The Food Safety FIRST Microbial Growth Modeling Program is an adaptation of the USDA  Pathogen Modeling Program and was developed as a collaboration between Dr Lynne McLandsborough, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Matthew Mattingly, Multimedia Director Center for Computer-Based Instructional Technology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  We thank Mark Tamplin of the USDA Eastern Regional Research Center (ERRC) for his assistance in this project.
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Developed by UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program in cooperation with National Science Teachers Association, UMass Amherst Departments of Nutrition and Food Science, STEM Education Institute and the Department of Computer Science, copyright 2004. UMass Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. UMass Extension provides equal opportunity in programs and employment. This project is funded in part by USDA CSREES Grant Number 2002-51110-01501.
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