News and Notes

Misleading Food Labels


Posted: 09/27/2017
"Healthy" foods are not always so healthy. Check out this article from Consumer Reports about misleading food labels here. ....

09-26-17 HRFoodSafe Newsletter


Posted: 09/26/2017
Check out this week's newsletter here! ....

Food Challenge Allergy Test


Posted: 09/25/2017
Children can outgrow allergies. An allergy test, called the Food Challenge, introduces the allergen to a child and if there is no reaction, the child is given more of the food. If there is no reaction after consuming a large portion of the food, then the child is no longer considered allergic to the food. Check out NPR here to....

New England Fall Festivals


Posted: 09/22/2017
The New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival is one fall festival happening this year. Click here to check out the entire list of fall festivities.  ....

Say Goodbye to Sell by Dates


Posted: 09/21/2017
A new global plan to cut back on food waste includes getting rid of sell by dates and promoting use by dates. Check out the article from NPR here. ....

Milk Recall


Posted: 09/20/2017
If you live in New York, make sure to check your milk! The bacteria Campylobacter jejuni was discovered in milk from Martin Yoder Farm. To read more about the recall, please click here. ....

9 US Cities With Great Food


Posted: 09/19/2017
Check out this article from Thrillist that goes over 9 US cities with amazing food. We even teach in one of the cities!  ....

09-15-17 HRFoodSafe Newsletter


Posted: 09/15/2017
Check out our weekly newsletter here! ....

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. ....
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