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Hurricane Dorian Food Safety

As Hurricane Dorian approaches North Carolina, there are steps you can take to prepare for food safety when the …

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Avoid Norovirus During the Holidays

People who study foodborne illness don’t get foodborne illness. Right? I thought that because I knew so much about preventing foodborne …

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A Holiday Gift That Shows You Care

Nothing says “I care about you” like giving a thermometer for a holiday gift. No, seriously. A few years ago, after …

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