Food Safety

Blog entry | Jul 19 2017

I recently had the opportunity to attend the World Pork Expo (WPX) in Des Moines, Iowa.

Blog entry | Jul 14 2017

Mac and cheese: a childhood favorite for many and a go-to comfort food. Unfortunately, this classic dish is under attack because of a common packaging compound.

Blog entry | Jul 05 2017

With summer in full swing, this also means it’s wedding season.

Blog entry | Jun 29 2017

It’s human nature to fear the unknown, so when people hear about something called acrylamide in food, it’s understandable why many of us would be concerned.

Blog entry | Jun 21 2017

Listeria (Listeria monocytogenes) pops up in the news every so often with stories of it being found in places like cookie dough or even in refrigerator door linings.

Blog entry | Jun 15 2017

Lead has been getting a lot of attention in the media recently. Questions linger about lead’s impact on health and ways in which we get exposed to it.

Press Release | Jun 14 2017

Lead is one of a number of naturally occurring minerals that’s present within the environment around us.  It’s present in the air we breathe, water we drink, and the soil where plants gro

Blog entry | Jun 05 2017

Slime is typically linked to snails, Ghost Busters, and Nickelodeon pranks.

Blog entry | Jun 01 2017

What is lead?

Blog entry | May 11 2017

Did you know food allergies affect approximately 15 million Americans?  If you’re one of the many individuals or parents of children with food allergies, you are not alone.  If you’re newly diagnos

Blog entry | May 03 2017

Recently, we’ve seen a number of stories about food recalls, from potential Salmonella

Blog entry | Apr 19 2017

News stories and day-to-day conversations about the use of pesticides to protect our food supply can easily get misconstrued and leave us feeling confused about the safety of the foods we eat.

Blog entry | Feb 07 2017

I’m sure it’s no surprise that incorporating fruits and vegetables is a great way to establish a healthy eating style.

Blog entry | Feb 03 2017

Fad diets and iffy scientific studies occupy so much of the dialogue around food and nutrition issues that it can be easy to lose sight of the things that really count the most—the ones that are tr

Blog entry | Dec 22 2016

The saying “having your cake and eating it too” resonates with many people—of course we all want to be able to eat our cake! You also don’t want the cake to make you sick, right?!

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