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Looking back, food safety and sports went hand in hand throughout my entire life; I always fueled myself for optimal function and recovery, and foodborne illness was not a desired part of the equation. There were so many moments where my two passions overlapped before food safety would become a professional passion; meal prepping…

Canada’s Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health is warning the public about the risk of Salmonella illnesses from frozen raw breaded chicken products.

“Canadians need to be aware that even though these products may appear to be cooked, they are not,” the Council for Chief Medical Officers of Health warned. The Council’s top officers,…

In a rare move, the top administrator at the FDA on Tuesday posted a statement about warning letters the agency sent this past week. The comments from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb renewed FDA’s warnings to consumers about teas and other products containing kratom. 

Such products, made with the leaves from a plant that is native to…

Editor’s note: This is part of series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of September as Food Safety Education Month.

With charitable, environmental, and faith-based organizations all getting involved in the food waste issue at local, state and federal levels, it’s fair to ask if anybody’s thinking about food safety in…

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles and opinion columns we are publishing in recognition of Food Safety Education Month.


September is National Food Safety Education Month. It provides an opportunity to raise awareness about steps consumers, educators and others can take to prevent food poisoning.

Every year, an estimated…

Wherever you are this Labor Day weekend, warm weather will bring many families and friends together for picnics and barbecues. With a few tips and tricks you’ll be prepared to avoid pathogens while serving food during warm weather.

Baking in the sun, or cooling under the clouds, your chances of encountering a foodborne illness can…

Back-to-school season is upon us and there are simple tips and tricks that can help parents and kids alike pack pathogen-free lunches.

Number one on the list? Handwashing
It’s the first step in avoiding foodborne illnesses. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, a recent study by the USDA found that 97 percent of the times study …

Some Canadians have an out of sight, out of mind tendency when it comes to safe food handling, according to a survey.

The work found that in the absence of sustained messaging on food safety, it is likely consumer vigilance may lapse, especially for specific practices not yet normalized or habitualized.

The survey with more…