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Month: February 2019

UCLA’s Seafood Study

Food Safety,Our Blog,Science | February 15, 2019

Can you trust that your sushi is what it says it is? There’s quite a bit of fish out there posed as something else. A new article from a team of scientists at UCLA published on their seafood study in the… read more

The American Home and Food Waste

Food Insecurity,Food Policy,Food Safety | February 15, 2019

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Americans individually discard more than 400 pounds of food each and every year. In 2017, more than 78 million tons (yes, millions) of food was thrown away nationwide. No one truly likes… read more

Aiken Brewing Company Hep A Scare

Hep A,Our Blog | February 14, 2019

Microbreweries are springing up all over the country and sampling craft beer is becoming another common hip weekend activity for adults of all ages. According to the Brewer’s Association, 2017 saw nearly 1,000 breweries open around the country, and there… read more

What’s in Your Kitchen? A Week in Recalls: Chicken Products, Siluriformes Fish Products, and Watermelon Water

Food Safety,Our Blog,Outbreaks & Recalls | February 14, 2019

MakeFoodSafe.com would like to help you keep your family safe from unsafe foods.  Each week we bring together a list of the current recalls.  Putting recalled lots, UPC codes, and contact information for recalled products in one convenient place helps… read more

Water Virus Used to Find Ecoli

E. coli,Our Blog,Water | February 14, 2019

We’re all very familiar with water filters. Practically everyone has one built into their water system, refrigerator, or water dispenser, since keeping our drinking water clean is such a high priority. Many different kinds of dangerous and illness-causing bacteria are… read more

Fido Doesn’t Need Raw Milk – Pets and Raw Milk

Food Safety,Our Blog,Raw Milk | February 14, 2019

Raw milk– what is that exactly? Wikipedia explains it as the following: Raw milk or unpasteurized milk is milk that has not been pasteurized, a process of heating liquid foods to decontaminate them for safe drinking. Proponents of raw milk… read more

Drug-Resistant Brucellosis Linked to Miller’s Raw Milk

Food Safety,Our Blog,Outbreaks & Recalls,Raw Milk | February 14, 2019

Milk offers humans a plethora of health benefits. Milk is a rich source of calcium, has high levels of protein and vast quantities of vitamins. Unfortunately though for milk lovers in the U.S, the most recent foodborne illness outbreak is… read more

Valentine’s Day Food Safety

Food Safety | February 14, 2019

Love is in the air again ladies and gentlemen. It’s that time of year where we consider how much we love the ones in our lives and shower them with expensive gifts and candies. Wait a minute! Shouldn’t that be… read more

Do You Have Brucella? Pennsylvania Miller’s Biodiversity Farm Linked to Brucella in 19 States

Food Safety,Our Blog,Outbreaks & Recalls,Raw Milk | February 13, 2019

The investigation to help treat all of those who were exposed to the resistant strain of Brucella in infected raw (unpasteurized) milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm located in Quarryville, Pennsylvania continues.  This investigation was initiated after a RB51 case –… read more

Brucella and Raw Milk: A Pairing that’s a Problem

Food Safety,Our Blog,Outbreaks & Recalls,Raw Milk | February 13, 2019

Surprise! Unpasteurized milk results in illness once again. This time the raw white sustenance delivered an antibiotic-resistant strain of Brucella. This means we have a few things to talk about. So, let’s sit down and have a heart to heart about… read more