Wednesday, May 27, 2020
A Chicken Caesar Salad with triple washed salad

Are Triple Washed Salads Really “Ready to Eat”?

Beautifully lining the refrigerated shelves of the produce section, bags of triple washed salad offer convenience.  Commercially washed produce does not need to be...
Copped Vegetables Ingredients For Tasty Vegetarian Stir Fry Dishes On Wooden Cutting Board With Knife And Chopsticks Top View Asian Cuisine Healthy

Cutting Boards Often at Center of Restaurant Cross-Contamination Outbreaks

Cutting Boards and Proper Sanitation: The long debate continues as to which is safer, plastic or wooden cutting boards. The answer depends. Bacteria can grow in...
Lionfish Pterois Mombasae In A Moscow Zoo Aquarium

Lionfish are Dangerous and Delicious: Proper Preparation is Essential

Call these poisonous fish what you may. Either called lionfish, pterois, or zebrafish, these intriguingly beautiful invasive fish from the Indo-Pacific region are compromising...
Honey In Glass Bank And On A Table

Why Honey Can Last so Long on the Shelf – Is it Immune to...

Why does honey have such a long self-life? Honey for bees is like the fat deposits of the human body. Engineered to be the perfect...

Could the government shutdown affect food safety? When the FDA is responsible for 75%*...

Let’s put it in perspective. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which covers the FDA, USDA, and CDC are our shields against...
UK Study on Transmittance of ESBL-E. coli Revisits Commonality of Person-Person Transmitted Disease

Consumers Looking Out for the Communities in Which They Live: Reporting Food Poisoning

One of the most vital steps in preventing food borne illness is to have victims report their illnesses to the local health department.  By...
Brote de norovirus vinculado a la muerte de un residente de New Hampshire.

Practicing Food Safety to Avoid Food Poisoning

Food safety requires proper cleaning practices Whether eating out or cooking a meal at home, the cleanliness of the food preparation surfaces and of the...
Listeria Raw Milk

The Dangers of Unpasteurized Products: Dairy Lead the Way in Food Borne Illness

  By Tony Coveny, Ph.D., J.D., M.A. When we discuss unpasteurized products, we are usually referring to dairy products like cheese and milk as well as...
Pro Sports E. Coli Yogurt Peanut Bar Recall

Are Organic Foods Safe? Recent Recalls, such as the Inspired Organics Peanut Butter Recall,...

Are Organic Foods Safe or More Dangerous than Processed Foods? By Tony Coveny, Ph.D., J.D., M.A. Organic food is much hailed as a safer alternative to...
Marshall Minnesota E. coli daycare outbreak

Food Poisoning and Pregnancy: The Deliterious Effects of Food Borne Illness on Pregnancy

Food Poisoning and Pregnancy - Understanding the Risks Pregnant Women Face By Tony Coveny, Ph.D., J.D., M.A. Being Pregnant is a Major Change: How does food...

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Food Safety Reminders for Memorial Day Weekend

Food Safety Reminders for Memorial Day Weekend

Food Safety Reminders for Memorial Day Weekend Although Memorial Day celebrations will be smaller this year, it is still...
Romaine Lettuce E. coli

FDA Announces that Nearby Cows Are Likely Cause of Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreaks...

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