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Colour of Cooked Ground Beef as It Relates to Doneness

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has conducted a longstanding consumer education program on safe cooking and handling of meat and poultry. 2,129 more words

Food

Picnic Chickpea Poppers

Quick! Your friends have invited you to a picnic in the park that starts in ONE hour- what on earth could one possibly whip up to contribute to the food festivities? 368 more words

Recipes

Staph aureus — An Undercover Bug

Bacteria have devised all kinds of means to evade detection, capture and destruction by the immune system. Some cover themselves in gloop to be able to fend off the phagocyctes that would otherwise gobble them up (e.g. 532 more words

Microbiology

Words Matter: Food Terms Unscrambled

After seeing a commercial that stated that “your dog needs to eat clean”, I found myself rolling my eyes and shaking my head. Marketing what’s hot can sometimes have unintended consequences to good intentions. 134 more words

Healthy Eating

OC Raw Dog Recalls Dog Treats

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OC Raw Dog Recalls Dog Treats

April 20, 2018 — OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling its OC Raw Dog Freeze Dried Sardines product because it has the potential to cause botulism. 528 more words

Food Safety

FDA Called for More Evidence the Magic Ingredient Used in Impossible Burger is Safe

Biochemist Patrick O. Brown, founder of Impossible Foods Inc., invented a “magic ingredient” that solves what he calls the planet’s biggest environmental problem: beef.

The ingredient, made from soybean roots and genetically engineered yeast, goes into vegetarian Impossible Burgers, which are available in a growing number of restaurants — even fast-food stalwart White Castle. 1,100 more words

Food

U.S. -- 53 illnesses in 16 states from Chopped Romaine Lettuce

  • Eighteen more ill people have been added to this investigation since the last update on April 13, 2018.
  • Five more states have reported ill people: Alaska, Arizona, California, Louisiana, and Montana.
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Food Safety & Environment