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Let's talk "turkey" safety

Thanksgiving celebrations include large meals with family. Safe food handling in the kitchen is a key part to preventing food poisoning mishaps. To keep your friends and family safe during this holiday, the Minnesota Poison Control System at Hennepin County Medical Center has a few suggestions. 252 more words


New From the GAO

New GAO Reports
Source: Government Accountability Office

1. Food Safety: USDA Needs to Strengthen Its Approach to Protecting Human Health from Pathogens in Poultry Products. GAO-14-744, September 30. 59 more words

Business And Economics

Leaves of carob tree, source of chocolate substitute, fight food-poisoning bacteria: Listeria

12 OCT 2012
Leaves of the plant that yields carob — the substitute for chocolate that some consider healthier than chocolate — are a rich source of antibacterial substances ideal for fighting the microbe responsible for listeriosis, a serious form of food poisoning, according to a report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 175 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Foodborne Illness: Recovery

Chances are that you will contract a foodborne illness – some mild form of food poisoning or stomach flu – at least once in your life. 518 more words


Fluoride in the food chain, Bihar, India

Ranjan S, Yasmin S. Assessment of Fluoride Intake Through Food Chain and Mapping of Endemic Areas of Gaya District, Bihar, India. Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology… 137 more words