#food-safety

Labor Shortages: Where Do We Go From Here?
One of the major issues restaurants face in the COVID era is a serious labor shortage. Simply put, restaurants are having persistent trouble finding employees.
Technical Perspective: Liquid Testing Using Built-in Phone Sensors
How many times have you wondered if the tap water in the hotel you just checked into is safe to drink?
Case of 'mad cow disease' discovered in Somerset farm
A case of BSE, commonly known as mad cow disease, has been found on a farm in Somerset.
Case of BSE found on farm in Somerset but 'no risk to food safety'
A single case of BSE - an infection commonly known as "mad cow disease" - has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset.
New EPA Report Shows Widely Used Insecticides Must Be Banned, Advocates Say
Environmental and food safety advocates highlighted Thursday the decline in iconic pollinators following new analyses released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency showing three widely used neonicotinoid insecticides are "likely to adversely affect" the majority of the endangered plants and animals the agency assessed.
More Than 59,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Are Recalled
An Indiana-based food manufacturer is recalling more than 59,000 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis, federal health officials said this week.
Tufts University study links some dry dog foods to canine heart disease
A new study from Tufts University links certain dry dog foods to deadly canine heart disease, and researchers are eyeing peas as a potentially dangerous ingredient for pooches.
Why you shouldn't be washing your fruits and vegetables with soap
Based on questions and comments I've gotten over the years when I have written about food safety or fruit and vegetable primers, I started researching a story about why it's not a good idea to wash your produce with soap.
Kitchen Robot in Riga Cooks Up Fast Food Future
A kitchen robot has been preparing fast food at the Roboeatz cafe in Riga, Latvia, while diners watch since January 2018.
How to clean your refrigerator and keep it that way
The refrigerator is one of the most high-trafficked spots in the kitchen. We open and close it all day, putting food in and taking it out. Still, it can be easy to overlook when it comes to cleaning.