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Become a Food Safety Nerd Like Me

Food safety is a very underappreciated but important thing.

Not to be a gigantic nerd, but I’d like to point out that according to Center for Disease Control (CDC) research back in 2011  about 48 million people gets sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year in the U.S. 515 more words

Food Adventures With Ruth

Restaurant Made Hundreds Of Customers Sick On Thanksgiving Day

Hundreds of Thanksgiving diners at a restaurant in western New York apparently got a little something special with their holiday meal that made them all sick when they should have been enjoying the extended weekend. 189 more words

Food & Personal Care

Holiday food safety tips (Fight Bac!, food intolerance + pet safety)

Food is a huge part of the holiday season so we wanted to share some resources and tips about food safety for your public education campaigns, as well as for you personally. 688 more words


Three Gourmet Ice Cream Brands Recalled For Possible Listeria

Being fancy and expensive is no guarantee against contamination, which is a lesson that all food processors should learn. This week’s recall is of gourmet ice cream from the brands Agave Dream, L.A. 209 more words

Food & Personal Care

Across The Globe Our Diets Are Making Us Sicker - NPR

The good news: fewer hungry people around the world. The bad news: Increased consumption of processed foods is pushing up global rates of overweight and obesity.

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Don't let your Facility be the Next Foodborne Illness Headline on the Evening News

By Francine L. Shaw, president, Food Safety Training Solutions, Inc.

No one in the foodservice industry ever wants to discuss foodborne illnesses. Most have an attitude of “It won’t happen to me.” Yet foodborne illnesses do happen, causing many negative repercussions. 941 more words

Food Safety

Chipotle Customer Who Got E. Coli Asks for Free Burritos in Settlement

If this isn’t brand loyalty, nothing is: A Chipotle customer who was sickened in the E. coli outbreak last year asked for some free burritos… 105 more words