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A Bad Knee-Jerk Reaction to Good Research

Opinion

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Research studies are generally good. They can add to our knowledge and understanding of our world. However, making decisions based on any one study — especially before we understand it fully — is not good. In fact, that leads to the type of knee-jerk reaction we saw when one retailer recently decided to withdraw unrefrigerated… Continue Reading

Blue Bell Rings a Warning to Us All: Will the Next Outbreak Be Yours?

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I spend a lot of time helping food companies eliminate food safety risks in their operations that can make people sick. It’s a tough job. That’s because many of the foods we eat are really quite dangerous. They are also difficult to keep safe. Within just the past 12 months, a broad array of foods… Continue Reading