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Kitchen Tips: How to prevent food poisoning

WATCH ABOVE: Hand washing, proper food storage and avoiding cross contamination are some of the tips you should know about preventing foodborne illness. Dr. Samir Gupta has the story in this week’s On Call. 609 more words


Fruits, Vegetables, and Fresh-Squeezed Juices: Handle Them Safely

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 17, 2015 / PR Newswire/ Summer has arrived – and now is the perfect time to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from the farm stand, supermarket, or even your own garden! 462 more words


XL Foods beef recall: $4M settlement in tainted meat lawsuit

CALGARY – A deal has been worked out in a class-action lawsuit filed over an E. coli outbreak and the largest meat recall in Canadian history. 356 more words


Why Eggs Must Be Kept Refrigerated In America

It has become so commonplace for Americans to put a carton of eggs into the refrigerator as soon possible, that most of us don’t even realize that we are doing it. 890 more words


Perfect Picnic: Eggs

This article is based on an original post that first appeared on the Kitchology Blog entitled Perfect Picnic Dishes: Eggs

By: Nikki Nies

When the mention of picnics comes up, what foods are a must have for you?! 647 more words

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Epidemiology of Ciguatera in Florida

Epidemiology of Ciguatera in Florida
Source: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Ciguatera is the most commonly reported marine food-borne illness worldwide. Because there is a biological plausibility that ciguatera may be impacted by long-term climate variability and Florida is on the northern border of the geographic distribution of ciguatera, it is important to update our understanding of its epidemiology in Florida.

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