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Nitrites and Nitrates in food poisoning lawsuit

Understanding Nitrates and Nitrites in the World of Food Additives

Added Nitrates and Nitrites: Why are Nitrites added to food? Yes, they are everywhere. Part of the earth’s natural nitrogen cycle, nitrate and nitrite ions...
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Understanding Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) is a condition which can lead to life-long kidney failure. Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) infections...
STEC of Shinga Toxin Producing E. Coli

Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli – aka “STEC” or “E. coli”

STEC - "Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli" What’s STEC? Floating around various government agency websites and science databases is the abbreviation STEC. Used to describe a...
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...
foods contaminated with endotoxin-producing gram-positive pathogens

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...
Food Poisoning happens when food safety not followed

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...

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