Blog entry | Dec 01 2017
We talk quite a bit about the safety of pesticides and their federally regulated use by farmers to grow both conventional and organic produce. But we thought it would be a good idea take some time to...
Blog entry | Nov 15 2017
Farmers have a number of practices in their “toolbox” to grow all the nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains our diets rely upon. But the use of pesticides is not well understood. Pesticides are...
Blog entry | Nov 07 2017
I grew up learning to love the science of food while watching my parents cook. My mom is known for her chocolate chip cookie recipe. When we made this recipe together, my first task was always to...
Article | Nov 01 2017
animal antibiotics: what you should know
Raising healthy and safe animals is a high priority for farmers, ranchers and the veterinarians who work alongside them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2017
In light of a recent wave of media coverage related to a report stating that “alarming” levels of arsenic, lead and cadmium were found in baby food, we called a pediatric nutrition expert to help us...
Blog entry | Oct 27 2017
Halloween is an exciting time of the year especially for kids filling their bags with candy and other treats. It can also be a stressful time for parents and caregivers of children with food...
Blog entry | Oct 25 2017
Eating food to survive is not a choice, it is a necessity. Thus, food safety is of the highest importance to all of us. How can food safety be upheld? How can our food supply be protected?...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2017
Nitrites don’t make it on your grocery list but likely end up in your fridge. They have several roles in foods and have become a necessary component in many of our favorite products. Their most...
Blog entry | Oct 03 2017
On Sunday mornings, you make your grocery list before heading to the store. It is easier to get your fill of fresh produce and healthier foods by performing this simple task. As the days pass, you...
Blog entry | Sep 27 2017
Aging. It’s something we all experience and can’t avoid. Fortunately, there are things we can do to make sure we stay healthy. Maintaining good health as we age reduces our risk for chronic disease,...
Blog entry | Sep 25 2017
Some raw foods taste great and are good for you from a nutrition and food safety perspective. But from a food safety position, you should skip food fads that can put your health at risk—like eating...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2017
Food safety starts on farms, barns, groves, ranches and science labs—basically, it begins where food productivity is established and monitored. The farmers, ranchers, agronomists, botanists,...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2017
Pesticide Residues Pesticides & Food: What You Need to Know Pesticides: Myths vs. Reality [INFOGRAPHIC] Pesticide 101 [INFOGRAPHIC] Meat Production  Five Ways Farmers Love Their Animals “Meat-ing...
Blog entry | Aug 31 2017
When extreme weather conditions result in environmental hazards such as flooding, it is important to still practice food safety measures to help support your health. Safe food handling precautions...
Blog entry | Aug 30 2017
I love the vibrant color of red velvet cupcakes. The deep, red coloring paired with the moist texture and slightly chocolatey taste is truly indulgent. But what gives these cupcakes their beautiful...

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