Independence Day Should be “Free” of Food-Borne Illness
June 29, 2012

Nothing says “Happy 4th of July” like an outdoor barbeque or picnic with friends and family.   With summer holiday celebrations comes warm temperatures which encourage the growth of bacteria on food. This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is encouraging Americans to follow four easy food handling practices to

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One thing we all agree on
June 21, 2012

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg stirred up the proverbial hornet’s nest in late May when he argued for banning the sale of sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces in restaurants in his city. Bloomberg’s announcement once again has Americans asking: What is the appropriate role for the government in food policy? How consumers view government

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