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Study: Hand Sanitizers, French Fries Don’t Mix Well With BPA-Coated Receipts

A new study by researchers at the University of Missouri in Columbia reveals that people who used hand sanitizers, handled cash-register receipts and then ate French fries were quickly exposed to high levels of bisphenol A (BPA). BPA, commonly used to coat cash-register receipt paper, is an endocrine disruptor that has been linked to a… Continue Reading

New Test Detects Salmonella Faster

Researchers from the University of Missouri are hopeful that a newly developed lab test will detect live Salmonella in poultry and eggs with faster and more accurate results. Currently, the most common testing method used throughout the food industry to identify Salmonella contamination can take up to 5 days to produce results. Consequently, contaminated food… Continue Reading