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Suzanne Schreck

Suzanne Schreck

Suzanne Schreck is Web Producer of Food Safety News and a contributing writer.  She served as Project Manager for Food Safety News, bringing todays’ publication through conceptualization, design, development and deployment.  She has acted as Managing Editor and currently oversees the day-to-day operations of the publication.  In addition to her role with Food Safety News, Suzanne is Communications Director for Marler C lark, the law firm that underwrites Food Safety News.

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My Food Stamp Challenge

From food safety to nutrition: lessons learned on a (more than) tight budget

As 2012 came to a close, I decided to set what I believed to be an achievable goal for my New Year’s Resolution:  to complete one personal “challenge” each month in 2013.  For February (yes—the shortest month), I took on the “food stamp challenge,” for two reasons: To gain a better appreciation for how difficult… Continue Reading

Suzanne’s Grilled Portobello Pizzas

A few friends and I made this recipe one night when we were trying to find something to pair with a really earthy Pinotage.  Manchego cheese was a perfect finishing touch that night, but since then I’ve experimented with different toppings–sometimes using more traditional pizza toppings like pepperoni or sausage, other times filling the mushrooms… Continue Reading

An Apology for Tuesday’s Technical Difficulties

On behalf of everyone at Food Safety News, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused by the outages we experienced during the past 24 hours.   Beginning shortly before midnight Eastern Time Monday, and continuing for several hours Tuesday, Food Safety News was not available for technical reasons. Late Monday Amazon rebooted selected Amazon… Continue Reading

Potluck: Spinach and Strawberry Salad

It’s become a tradition at Food Safety News to take a break on major holidays by hosting a virtual potluck or picnic, held entirely online for our far-flung staff. So we’re celebrating Independence Day 2011 by once again sharing our dishes – Mary’s farmers’ market veg dip, Cookson’s garden-fresh potato salad, Suzanne’s Aunt Sandy’s spinach and strawberry… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Potluck: Butternut Squash Dessert

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

FDA, US Marshals Seize Creamery’s Cheese

The Estrella Family Creamery of Montesano, Washington, had a booth at Seattle’s University District farmers market this weekend, but cheese was not on display at the creamery’s stand.  Instead, Anthony and Kelli Estrella were showing off current inspection records. The World Cheese Award-winning dairy recalled a variety of cheeses after the creamery’s products tested positive… Continue Reading