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Possible Norovirus Among Staffers At Republican National Convention

Norovirus, also known as Norwalk virus, is a fast-spreading and very unpleasant gastrointestinal illness. It thrives in environments with lots of people in close quarters, like health care facilities, … 238 more words

Grill and Chill Safely with Summer Health Tips

Posted at 2:45 p.m.

Don’t spoil summer fun. Avoid foodborne illness and learn about pool safety in this video of tips from the Health Department… 53 more words


Have regulators become deadly slow with tainted food alerts?


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT
Posted June 20, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.

Consumers are “at risk of injury or death.” That’s the kind of headline you’d expect to see in tabloids and on the talking head interview shows.

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Consumer Forum

Food Hygiene: The Road Less Travelled - by Dr. Gazal Goyal

Indian culture beams of a rich food heritage and tradition. Food is an important part of our everyday life, and has a significant influence on our mind and body. 725 more words

Food Wellness

Analysis of Burger Market Finds Unwanted Ingredients: Rat and Human DNA

Warning: You may never look at a burger the same way again.

The most unappetizing results of a recent test of 258 burgers at their molecular level found three instances in which the meat contained rat DNA and one in which human DNA was found. 681 more words


28 students sick in one U of M dorm; norovirus suspected

There’s a run on disinfectant on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus, after more than two dozen students who live in Frontier Hall fell ill this week. 307 more words


Chipotle says things are even “worse” than it thought

This post has been corrected. Back in January, Chipotle predicted it was in for a rough year. “It’s going to be messy in terms of margins, it’s going to be messy in terms of earnings,” chief financial officer Jack Hartung said at a conference. 22 more words

Food Service