Health

8 Food Safety Mistakes You Might Be Making

When you take the time to prepare a meal, you probably expect your food to nourish you instead of making you sick. But foodborne illness due to harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins, and chemicals is astoundingly common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 48 million people experience a foodborne illness […]

Food & Nutrition

Only Two Burger Chains Passed This Important Food Safety Report

Marissa LaliberteOct 23 They’re changing the entire healthcare landscape. Stella Photography/Shutterstock A recent report put 25 U.S. burger chains to the test over their policies for antibiotics use in their beef, and the results were grim. Only two scored A’s for their policies, while a whopping 22 got F’s. The 88 percent that failed—including McDonald’s, […]

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10 Public Safety Tips to Remember When You're in a Large Crowd

If you’ve been to public events that attract massive crowds—pride marches, mud-splattered music festivals, bacon fests—you might have looked around and wondered, What if something bad happened right now? “History has taught us that catastrophic things can happen when large groups of people assemble,” paramedic Ginger Locke, associate professor of EMS (emergency medical services) professions […]