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Better than chocolate: How is food made?

A new article from the Center for Food Integrity (CFI) argues that what consumers want more than chocolate is transparency; consumers want to know where there food comes from and how it’s made. On this Valentine’s Day, arguing against chocolate might be a hard sell, but CFI does point to efforts by some companies to […]

Keep Food Safety on Valentine’s Day Menu

If dinner at your favorite restaurant is part of your Valentine’s Day plan, be sure food safety is on the menu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has prepared food safety tips for dining out so it is a memorable meal for the right reasons. Check for cleanliness. Choose a dining establishment that is well maintained, […]

Washing Produce: Watch these videos to help you do it correctly!

The University of California-Davis has created two videos that will be helpful for educators and consumers interested in produce safety! Dr. Christine Bruhn, Director of the Center for Consumer Research at U.C. Davis, provides up-to-date, easy to understand information that consumers (and educators) can use for safe in-home handling and preparation of fresh produce. An […]


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