While the country’s poultry producers wonder aloud whether they’re even necessary, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued new compliance guidelines to reduce the levels of Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken and turkey. The
Eric S. Burkett is a San Francisco-based Kitchen manager, cook, and freelance writer. His work appears online in Delish on MSN.com, the Food Examiner in Examiner.com and Food Safety News. His work has been published in San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Wheel of Dharma and in ViMax Publishing & Marketing Inc. publications. He is a former daily newspaper reporter, who says, â€œWriting and cooking are my two great loves.â€
Are you looking for a tasty little cheese with an image problem?
It’s delicious in enchiladas, it complements black beans beautifully, and it’s a wonderful addition to salads. Unfortunately for queso fresco–that quintessential Mexican fresh…
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With spring comes Easter which, counter-intuitively to some perhaps, draws my attention to the flavors of the Mediterranean and Middle East. But while others are craving hams and deviled eggs, I find myself hungering for
The Easter egg hunt went well. The kids had fun decorating the eggs the night before and even more fun hunting for them the next day. At the end of the day you ran across
Passover began at sundown last night, an annual reminder to Jews around the world of the sacrifices their ancestors made in their quest for freedom from slavery in Egypt thousands of years ago. Passover brings
Hamburgers used to be fun. Remember that? Barbecues, picnics, casual get-togethers: fun.
With the most recent recall of more than five million pounds of ground beef by Huntington Meat Packing Inc. over the past couple
Is anything more American than St. Patrick’s Day?
Even the Irish themselves didn’t begin really celebrating–really celebrating–St. Patrick’s Day until about 15 years ago. Beginning with a one-day observance that has since grown into a…
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Farmers are going to have to wait a little while longer before they know whether they’ll be able to plant this year’s crop of genetically modified sugar beets.
Federal District Judge Jeffrey White accepted arguments
Just as there is no set standard list of ingredients that must be included in jambalaya, even the dish’s origins are open to speculation. Some cookbooks–many, actually–suggest it has French roots. The French word for
Elanco, the same company that jumped feet-first into the controversy surrounding artificial recombinant bovine growth hormones with its 2008 purchase of the Posilac brand from Monsanto, has now moved into the food safety business with