With such a hodgepodge of marijuana laws and policies among states, cities, and towns, it’s hard to resist juxtaposing a few from time to time. Such recent posts include “Oregon and Washington: A Tale of Two Recreational Marijuana Laws” and “Our Nation’s Capital: Marijuana Microcosm.”
Scots will continue to have an appetite for porridge and kippers after yesterday’s independence vote, but also remaining despite the outcome are Scotland’s food safety challenges. Foodborne illnesses strike about 132,000 Scots annually, sending 2,330 to hospitals and causing about 50 deaths.
A dental hygienist’s concern about the tiny blue dots she kept seeing in people’s mouths has led to an announcement from the parent company of Crest toothpaste that it will start phasing out the controversial ingredient over the next six months.
The jury in Albany, GA, ended its first full day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict in the trial of three former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives who face a total of 111 federal felony charges.
In 2008, I explored in an op-ed the popular belief that switching from grain to grass feeding could be the solution to the problem with E. coli O157:H7 in beef cattle. Flashing forward six years, are we any closer to finding the Holy Grail for on-farm food safety through the diets we feed cattle?
The White House announced Thursday its plan to make the issue of antibiotic resistance a national priority.
As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation reality TV is pursuing legalized marijuana businesses. It should not surprise us that America wants an inside look at these cutting edge “ghanjapreneurs.”
Social media platforms such as Yelp and Twitter have significantly altered the online landscape for restaurants. Now anyone with an Internet connection and an opinion can broadcast their thoughts to others interested in visiting.
The Los Angeles-based Mercy for Animals has a knack for uncovering animal abuse, often in isolated places, that is the kind imposing enough stress and pain to also be a food safety concern and egregious enough to bring condemnation by world-renowned animal-welfare experts.