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2012 Reader’s Choices: Most Popular Food Safety News Stories


Editor’s Note:  With only a few days of 2012 remaining, it’s time to take a look back at the year.  That’s what we will be doing today and tomorrow. We are going to begin with your choices for 2012, those stories that drew the most readership at Food Safety News.   We are calling these the… Continue Reading

Red Meat Allergy Likely Caused by Tick Bites


A few years ago, doctors in the southern United States started noticing an odd phenomenon: people were becoming allergic to red meat, seemingly out of the blue. What in the environment was causing this response? The answer, surprisingly, turned out to be ticks. The researchers who figured this out came upon the explanation serendipitously. Thomas… Continue Reading