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Blog Archives 2018

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent warning letters to two online dietary supplement marketers for illegally selling highly concentrated caffeine products. The FDA considers these products to be a threat to public health.  The agency previously issued guidance to make it...

Tagged: Food Safety

Who’s doing your grilling this Fourth of July holiday? Have you ever seen someone handling food in a way that you would never do yourself? Maybe they were preparing raw poultry and then immediately handled lettuce without washing their hands. Or maybe they did wash their hands, but they dried...

Posted in: Check Your Steps | Media
Tagged: Holiday

Raw oysters can ruin your summer. That is because you can get very sick from eating raw oysters. Learn about vibriosis, a disease linked to raw oysters – and how to protect your health when it comes to oysters and certain other shellfish.

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus | Illness

You may know that Salmonella can contaminate poultry and eggs, but it also sneaks its way into many other foods. It can contaminate ground beef, tuna, pork, tomatoes, sprouts, and even peanut butter. Learn what you can do to make your food safer to eat.

Posted in: Bacteria/Virus | Illness

Welcome to yet another rendition of the infamous Dr. Seuss tale that you’ve probably heard at your graduation ceremonies and from family and friends.

Posted in: Events | School
Tagged: Food Prep

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