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Food Recall Case Studies

1.  Westland/Hallmark 2008 Beef Recall: A Case Study by The Food Industry Center (.pdf)
     Seltzer, Jon; Rush, Jeff; and Jean Kinsey. The Food Industry Center, University of
     Minnesota. January 2010.
 
      Westland/Hallmark Learning Module

Introduction to Problem Sets (.pdf)
Installing Solver (.pdf)
Using Excel Solver - The Colorado Cattle Company (.pdf)
Transportation Problem Instructions (.pdf)
Transportation Problem Worksheet (.xlsx)
Blending Problem Instructions (.pdf)
Blending Problem Worksheet (.xlsx)

 

2.  Natural Selection 2006 E. coli Recall of Fresh Spinach: A Case Study by The Food Industry Center (.pdf)
     Seltzer, Jon; Rush, Jeff; and Jean Kinsey, The Food Industry Center, University of
     Minnesota. October 2009.

Natural Selection Case Study Learning Module
Problem Set Instructions (.pdf)
Problem Set Instructor's Guide (.pdf)
Problem Set Data (.xls)
 

3.  Castleberry's 2007 Botulism Recall: A Case Study by The Food Industry Center (.pdf)
     Seltzer, Jon; Rush Jeff; and Jean Kinsey. The Food Industry Center, University of
     Minnesota. August 2008.


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