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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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Food safety: Washing poultry

How many people wash their poultry before cooking it?

I can certainly say that I used to do this myself until I realized that I probably have a higher risk of cross contamination from washing it than not. 114 more words


Highly Contagious, Antibiotic-Resistant Food Poisoning Establishes U.S. Presence

The kinds of bacteria that can cause food poisoning lurk all around us. These germs can be especially easy to pick up when traveling internationally as well as in places, such as children’s day cares, which are hard to keep clean. 134 more words


Food Inspection Agency says better transparency's coming - eventually

Anna Mehler Paperny – Global News, June 1, 2015

Canada’s Food Inspection Agency says it’s working to make more of its inspection records public — but it doesn’t know when that will happen or how much information it will keep secret to respect corporate privacy. 623 more words

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Tainted lunch: Navigating gaps in Canada's food safety system

Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News – June 1, 2015

Contaminated pork left Andrea Rohachuk curled for hours in agony next to an Emergency Room toilet. 2,273 more words

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'I thought I was going to die': Years later the lingering impact of listeriosis

WATCH ABOVE: In an increasingly complex food system, are inspectors able to keep up? And are food recalls a sign of a broken system or a system working well? 464 more words