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Harvard researchers say fixing food safety inspectors’ schedules could end many violations

Simple tweaks to the schedules of food safety inspectors could result in the discovery of hundreds of thousands of violations now being overlooked across the United States every year, according to new research about how scheduling affects worker behavior. The potential result: Americans could avoid 19 million foodborne illnesses, nearly 51,000 hospitalizations and billions of… Continue Reading

Briefly: Sizzlin’ Salmonella — Two raw stories, neither good

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption, brought to you today with the support of iwaspoisoned.com. Killing Salmonella with heat The most economical way to kill bacteria that cause common food-borne illnesses — mostly… Continue Reading