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Beach Beat: Outbreak lottery — If you don’t play …


Forty years worth of outbreak statistics can be summed up in a twisted version of the infamous Powerball slogan, but the researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention didn’t come right out and say “if you don’t look, you can’t see outbreaks.” The bottom line from the CDC’s report “Foodborne (1973–2013) and Waterborne… Continue Reading

What About Marijuana Food Safety?


A considerable paradox exists in U.S. food policy. Although the federal government has named food safety as a top priority, an entire pocket of the food industry remains largely unregulated by, or at least largely under the radar of, most federal agencies. That pocket is marijuana-infused food. The term “marijuana-infused food” may spark memories of… Continue Reading