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 grow.  Because...
Blog entry | Jun 05 2017
Slime is typically linked to snails, Ghost Busters, and Nickelodeon pranks. It probably is not something you want to eat or even think is in your hamburger, even if it is pink instead of the usual...
Blog entry | Jun 01 2017
What is lead? Lead (Pb) is a naturally occurring mineral that’s found throughout our environment.  In the U.S., we are exposed to lead through a number of sources including soil, air, water, dust and...
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 diagnosed...
Blog entry | May 03 2017
Recently, we’ve seen a number of stories about food recalls, from potential Salmonella in potato chips to golf ball pieces in hash browns.  Whether you hear about them from your favorite news channel...
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. We’ve...
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. In fact, nearly nine in 10 (88 percent) of Americans agree that consuming fruits...
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...
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?! Getting sick from...
Blog entry | Dec 19 2016
“Don’t eat raw cookie dough or you’ll get salmonella,” is something my mom consistently told me growing up, and I’m sure you have probably heard that too at one point or another. Most people are...
Blog entry | Nov 01 2016
National Moldy Cheese Day is celebrated each year on October 9th, a day for all cheese lovers to come together and celebrate delicious moldy cheeses such as Brie, blue, Roquefort, and Camembert....
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
World Food Day is an important time to recognize the pressing need to end world hunger and food insecurity. While this day has a global focus, the issues of hunger and food insecurity are also close...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
Football season is in full swing, which means we are in the midst of tailgates, viewing parties, fantasy football and endless amounts of scrumptious food. From our new recipes to your favorite...
Blog entry | Oct 04 2016
Food Safety may not be at the forefront of your priorities right now, but one bad experience could suddenly change your mind. Why should we care? Because rotten food from foodborne pathogens can make...
Blog entry | Sep 19 2016
With vibrant colors and tonal hues, food can be more like art. I am drawn to foods that appeal and engage my visual senses. The more colors, the better. Did you know that natural and artificial food...

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