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As some of the readers might know, in my spare time I am the managing partner at Marler Clark in…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Lane.

The National Weather Service has predicted Hurricane Lane would pass to the south-southeast of Hawaii’s Big Island by Wednesday night and then begin a turn northwest toward the other …

An estimated 48 million people suffer from foodborne illness in America each year; that means 1 in 6 ill people, with roughly 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths according to the CDC. Public health and food safety urge the public to heed these tips for a happy holiday.

Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or traveling…

Land O’Frost Inc. of Madisonville, KY, is recalling about 4,944 pounds of ham products because of incorrect package labeling, resulting in misbranding.

“The front of the package is accurately labeled as Black Forest Ham, however the back of the package is incorrectly labeled as Honey Smoked Turkey Breast,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety…

Fly feet, under-cooked burgers and room-temperature potato salad aren’t the only food poisoning threats on the menu for Memorial Day weekend gatherings.

Pools, puppies, and playgrounds are just three of the other potential pathogen vectors that can bring bacteria to the table. But, as with so many foodborne foes, a few simple precautions provide a…

Some experts worry that weakening already overstretched institutions responsible for ensuring food safety in Great Britain will lead to unsafe food as the country prepares to finalize its exit from the European Union.

Brexit means the UK will need a stronger Food Safety Agency, they say, because the country will no longer be able to…

At the request of Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-CT, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has returned to the problem of managing the risk of arsenic in rice. The GAO is an agency in the legislative branch of the federal government that provides auditing, evaluation and investigative services for Congress

Arsenic, a natural element in…

A new food safety group for controlled-environmental agriculture will sprout in June in Chicago, according to leading CEA growers. “The intent is to establish food safety standards,” says a spokesman.

Brightfarms, AeroFarms and Little Leaf Farms are the controlled-environmental growers getting behind the new food safety group. The first meeting will be during the United…

How do you tell if the meat or poultry you’re cooking is done?

Some professional cooks say they can squeeze a piece of chicken or poke a steak with their finger and determine if it’s done.

The Thermapen Mk4 sells for $99.

Some people go by cooking time, and some by…