Thanksgiving: Full Stomachs, Happy Memories, No Foodborne Illness

Thanksgiving is a big deal in the Golodner household.  I’ll be serving about 30 relatives from California, Michigan, and New York and several friends and family from the local area.  This is one of my favorite times of the year— tried and true recipes are resurrected, new ones tried, ingredients gathered, cooking and baking planned…all […]

New Food Surface Disinfection Resources

Foodborne diseases cost the United States an estimated $152 billion each year in health-related expenses, according to a new study from the Food Safety Campaign at the Pew Charitable Trusts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an estimated 76 million Americans are sickened by contaminated food every year and 5,000 of these people die. Can a simple procedure involving a jug of chlorine bleach, a measuring spoon and some tap water make a dent in those statistics? A public health partnership of the National Environmental Health Association, the Water Quality and Health Council and the American Chemistry Council thinks so.

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