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Blog Archives 2011

In response to my recent blog, Drinking Raw Milk: It’s Not Worth the Risk, we received a number of questions. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from our readers, along with my answers.

Posted in: Reports and Recalls
Tagged: Raw Milk

There are many reasons why some people are thinking about drinking raw milk these days. (Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized to kill harmful germs.) Some people want to eat less processed food. Others have heard that raw milk contains more of certain nutrients than pasteurized milk,...

Tagged: Raw Milk

(Cross-posted from the USDA Blog)

Snow, sleet, ice, and wind can wreak havoc on our every day lives. Winter! It’s a fact of modern life:...

Tagged: Snow | Weather | Power Outage

For most of the year, my slow cooker stays on the shelf in my kitchen. But, when the Super Bowl approaches, I always pull it out to make chili, meatballs, or other hot party foods.  he thing that I love about a slow cooker is that it can cook food safely and help me save time while I’m busy...

Posted in: Events
Tagged: Football | Slow Cooker | Q&A

Many parents are discovering that homemade baby foods can be a nutritious and often more economical alternative to baby foods available in stores. To ensure that the food is safe for your growing infant, follow these simple steps for selecting, preparing, and storing food.

Posted in: Baby/Pregnancy
Tagged: Baby Food | Homemade

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