Half of consumers surveyed in Scotland have eaten food after its use-by date because of money worries, according to Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

The survey asked more than 1,000 people a series of questions in late September on changes in behaviors related to food since April and the cost of

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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension Service is warning consumers against storing perishable foods outdoors this winter.

Extremely cold weather is hitting much of the Northern U.S. this week and despite the sub-freezing weather, it’s best to keep food in the refrigerator or freezer. 

The Nebraska Extension Service urges consumers to
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Bakery products were linked to the most illnesses in 2020, according to an analysis of food poisonings reported to the Swedish Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket).

Food categories behind illnesses included bakery items with 210 cases, chicken with 155 people sick and foods from the sea at 164 cases. Bakery products such
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