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09-15-17 HRFoodSafe Newsletter


Posted: 09/15/2017
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Pumpkin Spice: A Growing Industry


Posted: 09/13/2017
Pumpkin spice consumption has increased over the years and Forbes now estimates that the industry is worth more than $500 million. To read the article from Fox News, please click here. ....

Allergen Detector


Posted: 09/12/2017
A detector developed by Harvard Medical School alerts you to any allergens in food. To read the article from Tech Crunch, please click here. ....

USDA Expands FoodKeeper App


Posted: 09/11/2017
The USDA expanded its app called FoodKeeper. FoodKeeper now includes information on recalled food items as well as cooking tips, storage timelines for different foods, and information on how to prevent foodborne illness. To read the article from Food Safety News, please click here. ....

Veggie Fast Food Restaurant


Posted: 09/07/2017
Amy's Drive Thru, a veggie-focused fast food restaurant, is currently located in California, but there are talks of expanding nationwide. To read the article from Mental Floss, please click here. ....

Severe Weather Food Safety Tips


Posted: 09/06/2017
With Hurricane Irma quickly approaching, it's important to keep in mind some severe weather related food safety tips.  ....

09-05-17 HRFoodSafe Newsletter


Posted: 09/05/2017
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Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Over 200 People


Posted: 09/05/2017
Over 200 people have been sickened with Salmonella after consuming contaminated papaya. To read more about the outbreak, please click here. ....

Happy National Food Safety Month from HRFoodSafe!


Posted: 09/01/2017
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Flies and Food: What Happens When a Fly Lands?


Posted: 08/31/2017
Flies can transfer pathogens when they land on food. Shigella, Salmonella, tuberculois, and tapeworms are a few of those pathogens. To learn more about flies and food, check out the article from Mental Floss here. ....
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