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Hosting Thanksgiving? 5 Essential Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning or a Fire

All across the United States, families will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving dinner with turkey all the trimmings. For most, the meal will be delicious and biggest concern will be over how many calo…

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The Big Problem With Foster Farms Chicken

Salmonella causes more hospitalizations and more deaths than any other foodborne illness, and itís on the rise. Salmonella causes a million cases of food poisoning every year in the U.S., and over the…

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Animal Proteins and Viruses Triggering Disease

Although slaughterhouse workers with the most poultry exposure appear to suffer the greatest excess mortality, increased risk of death from cancer is also found in other slaughterhouse workers. This r…

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Food Safety During a Power Outage: What You Need to Know

When storms like Sandy and Nemo create power outages, your perishable food supply is at risk. Do you know how long your refrigerator and freezer can safely store food during a power loss? Do you know …

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7 Food Safety Tips From Chef and Food Safety Expert Mareya Ibrahim

Food-borne illnesses are a growing problem in the United States, with 1 in 6 Americans becoming sick from them every year. Stories of E. coli in spinach, salmonella in peanut butter and contaminated c…

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Get Breaking Food Safety Alerts on Twitter

Few things are as basic to our health as the foods we eat. When there's a food recall or a food safety alert, you want to know about it now --†before you eat it. On March 1, the U.S. Department of Agr…

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MRSA Superbugs in U.S. Retail Meat

MRSA, methicillin resistant Staph aureus, now kills more Americans every year than AIDS, and it's invaded our meat supply. Last week, the largest survey of U.S. retail meat was published and found the…

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What Is Listeria?

By Sara Novak, Planet Green We hear about salmonella and e.coli relatively often nowadays but listeria, for the most part has avoided the limelight. Listeriosis is a serious infection caused by t…

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6 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

There's a great debate in the countertop industry about which countertops breed bacteria and which ones do not. I think it's all hype. It doesn't matter if you have a Corian, granite or wood …

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