Food Safety

Blog entry | Apr 21 2015
Bird flu, or avian influenza, is once again in the headlines. It’s bad news for birds, but what does this mean for the safety of the poultry and eggs on your family’s table? We’ve answered some questions that you may have about avian flu and what it...
Blog entry | Apr 09 2015
Here’s the good news: food recalls are in place to protect public health.  The recall process involves coordination between manufacturers, public health professionals, and others.  Once in a while, we hear about a recall for a food product that we...
Blog entry | Apr 07 2015
It’s been said that food is the universal language. We all eat it, cook it, prepare it, and want it to be safe-no matter our country of origin. Here in the United States, families work hard every day (in collaboration with regulatory agencies and...
Blog entry | Apr 01 2015
Call it the straw that broke the camel’s very, very overwhelmed back. The latest crazy headline driving people away from fruits and vegetables was too much for us. The last couple weeks have been a heyday for pesticide residue misquotes,...
Blog entry | Mar 30 2015
Organic and conventionally produced foods. They may seem like “apples and oranges,” but they have a lot more similarities than you may think. That’s especially true when it comes to food safety. A string of recalls for organic products has cast much...
Blog entry | Mar 27 2015
This month’s issue of National Geographic arrived in mailboxes (yes, those still exist) covering a pretty heated topic: The War on Science. You can dig into their feature online, which covers everything from the anti-vaccination movement to fear of...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
Once again, Consumer Reports is making some pretty questionable claims about our food. This time, it’s about the safety of organic versus conventional produce, based on the pest control methods used by farmers. We’ve talked about the erroneous...

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