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Marijke Schwarz Smith

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Thanksgiving Potluck: Curry Kale Soup

To celebrate Thanksgiving here at Food Safety News we’re hosting our fourth virtual potluck (we’ve also held virtual picnics on Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day). We’ll be having turkey, of course, and for tips on how to cook a turkey, you can’t beat the Food and Drug Administration’s Keep Food Safe Blog…. Continue Reading

Breast Cancer: Linking Chemo to Campy

During October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to consider the dangers posed by contaminated food and water to women undergoing treatment for what is the second-most deadly cancer in U.S. women.   Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy have suppressed immune systems, making them part of the 20 percent of the U.S. population at increased risk of… Continue Reading

Learn the Basics to Keep Food Safe at Home

The always unpleasant and sometimes devastating effects of foodborne illness are often compounded by the knowledge that the illness could have been prevented.  Basic actions in the kitchen during preparation and storage of food can greatly reduce the likelihood of infection.  It is hard to imagine a worse feeling that knowing your improperly prepared food… Continue Reading