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  1. What's the biggest danger in your home? It will shock and disgust youRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Kitchen towels may spread food poisoning, bacteria or other dangerous microorganisms around your home without any warning. Help combat infectious disease, protect children and the poor.


  2. Pizza left out, or pizza from the floor?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Anyone who's ever had too much fun and too little willpower has been there: Tempted by the slice of leftover pizza that was ordered late night and left on the counter, not stored in the refrigerator , where -- second to the belly -- it belongs. It can't be that bad, you think.


  3. USDA can do more to safeguard poultry products - GAORead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Food Quality News

    The US Department of Agriculture must develop more performance measures for Salmonella and Campylobacter contamination in poultry products, according to the Government Accountability Office . It said the USDA should ensure future guidelines for controlling the pathogens on farms include information on the effectiveness of each practice.


  4. Norovirus stomach bug: Scientists take step towards drug to treatRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Norovirus is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in the UK. For most people, infection causes an unpleasant but relatively short-lived case of vomiting and diarrhea, but chronic infection can cause major health problems for people with compromised immune systems.


  5. Jessen ecstatic to be in West Maui for XterraRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Maui News

    The fact that Cecilia Jessen is in West Maui for the Xterra World Championship Off-Road Triathlon would have been deemed a longshot six or seven months ago. The 29-year-old Swedish Army officer has done several traditional triathlon events, but never the off-road variety like Xterra.


  6. PMA hosts largest gathering of fresh produce and floral industry in Western HemisphereRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    More than 22,000 fresh produce and floral industry members gathered in Anaheim, California for the annual Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit Oct. 17-19. 1,090 exhibiting companies occupied 265,300 net square feet in the exposition hall to market a variety of products including fruits and vegetables, floral items and technologies to make the industry more efficient.


  7. Partnership with national laboratory brings latest diagnostic testsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | University Business

    A Kansas State University veterinary medicine team is working with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to bring "Star Trek technology" to the university and improve diagnostic tools for infectious diseases. The research partnership also is providing new opportunities for students.


  8. Ten fruits and vegetables youa re probably storing wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... An airtight plastic bag is the worst choice for storing vegetables, according to Barry Swanson, professor of food science at Washington State University. And don't pack veggies tightly together, either; they need space for air circulation or they'll ...


  9. "Eat Safe Jersey" hygiene rating scheme launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Isle News

    Islanders will be able to find out the cleanliness of every food outlet in Jersey by going online at from today. All outlets in Jersey which supply food will have their hygiene rating made public via the "Eat Safe Jersey" search engine, part of a new initiative from the Environmental Health Department to award a cleanliness rating ranging from 5 to 0 stars.


  10. FDA builds closer ties with MexicoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | World-Grain

    Many of the goods you use and enjoy every day are imported from Mexico. They include foods such as tomatoes and avocados, FDA-approved medications, and lower-risk medical devices such as surgical drapes and wheelchair components.


  11. Which is Worse: Eating Pizza That's Been Left Out or Dropped on the Floor?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Anyone who's ever had too much fun and too little willpower has been there: Tempted by the slice of leftover pizza that was ordered late night and left on the counter, not stored in the refrigerator , where - second to the belly - it belongs. It can't be that bad, you think.


  12. Color and Texture Matter Most When it Comes to TomatoesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newswise

    A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists , evaluated consumers' choice in fresh tomato selection and revealed which characteristics make the red fruit most appealing. The researchers found that the most important fresh tomato attributes were color, amount of juice when sliced and size.


  13. 7 Ways to Feel Full Without OvereatingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newswise

    Newswise - CHICAGO- Not feeling full after or between meals can result in overeating. In the October issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists , contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about studies that show eating certain nutrients and foods may help curb appetite and keep one feeling fuller longer.


  14. Generation and Characterization of a scFv Antibody Against T3SS Needle of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a halophilic gram-negative bacterium, is a food-borne pathogen that largely inhabits marine and estuarine environments, and poses a serious threat to human and animal health all over the world.


  15. Taiwan tycoon indicted over tainted cooking oil scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Wei Ying-chung, ex-chairman of Wei Chuan Foods Corp, could face a jail term of up to 15 years if convicted. Wei Ying-chung, ex-chairman of Wei Chuan Foods Corp - a unit of food giant Ting Hsin International Group - is escorted by the police at the Changhua district court in central Taiwan on Oct 17. TAIPEI: A Taiwanese tycoon detained for involvement in a recent food safety scandal was charged on Tuesday with fraud for his alleged role in a food scare last year, officials said.


  16. Institute of Food Technologists Announces New Certified Food ScientistsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    The Institute of Food Technologists is proud to announce that an additional 45 professionals are now Certified Food Scientists after meeting the eligibility requirements and passing the exam this past August. These include professionals that represent a wide variety of food science and technology roles from organizations such as Kraft, NestlA Canada, Innova Flavors, and Rutgers University.


  17. Waters Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Waters Corporation reported today third quarter 2014 sales of $493 million, an increase of 8% versus sales of $457 million in the third quarter of 2013. In the quarter, the effect of foreign currency translation was neutral to sales growth.


  18. Don't Let "recreational marijuana" be brought to you by Monsanto CorporationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Tikkun Magazine

    I am really worried that the social movement to legalize recreational marijuana is going to end up being taken over by giant agricultural corporations, like monsanto, if the folks who are leading these legalization efforts don't start paying a lot more attention - and soon - to the problem of constitutional so-called "rights" for corporations. In fact I think it's inevitable.


  19. Five possible targets for Ebola fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hill

    The Obama administration is all but certain to ask Congress for more money to fight the Ebola virus - the questions are how much, and when. The Office of Management and Budget is evaluating the budget needs of the the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies on Ebola's front lines, and President Obama discussed the crisis in a series of phone calls to congressional leaders last week.


  20. 5 Things Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s Management Wants You to KnowRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    In preparation, let's dig into highlights from management's last quarterly conference call. Remember, as long-term investors, we're not so concerned with short-term beats and misses, so a meticulous investor can learn a lot about Thermo's long-term future by dissecting management's comments.