Tag Archives: food safety

Health updates

October 25, 2012

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The following is new information regarding your health, with details about the sale of raw milk, and the relationship between sleep deprivation in children and adult obesity. An introduction to the debate over raw milk Most Americans are only familiar with pasteurized and homogenized milk because in many states it is illegal to sell raw […]

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Helpful food hints

August 11, 2012

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With just a little effort, you will be surprised how simple it is to keep food at its best. First, check that your refrigerator is at the right temperature and is cold enough — below 40 F or 4 C. This is to ensure food safety. Also leave space around the items so cold air […]

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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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Food safety rules

February 25, 2012

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by Bill Marler —  The holiday season is a good time to remind home cooks about how to make food that will not make guests and family sick with food-borne illness. Many home cooks — even the most seasoned ones — are either unaware of the less obvious food safety rules or break the ones […]

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