Most who live outside of Nevada do not know that businesses located on Las Vegas Boulevard between Washington and Sahara avenues are required to have neon or animated signs.
With the new school year fast approaching, it should be a reminder to take the time to properly train and educate food handlers about food safety.
Thousands of Labor Day picnics and barbecues are being held today in backyards, parks, churches, and at special holiday events all across the country.
Though D.C. may inevitably be the linchpin to our legalizing marijuana nationwide, the recent outpouring of Hollywood celebrities showing their love for the green revolution is certainly not going to hurt.
As promised, today we discuss highlights from the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s recently posted FAQs for medical cannabis cultivation center applicants.
The food recall warning for Marc Angelo brand Genoa Salami issued on Aug. 6, 2014, has been updated to include an additional product. The additional product was identified during a Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.
NPR’s Dan Charles produced “How Foster Farms is solving the case of the mystery salmonella” that aired this morning. I got a little air time:
Others, like Seattle attorney Bill Marler, who makes his living suing companies when their food makes people sick, say it’s not good enough. “The standard is, it’s still OK to have a pathogen on your product that can sicken and kill your customers…
Last week, I participated in The Oregonian’s Speaker Series (at The Bing Lounge in Portland) discussing what Oregon can learn from Washington’s marijuana legalization regime. A fitting time to dish on such a topic since the polls are indicating that Oregonians are ready to legalize recreational marijuana this fall via Initiative 91.
Utah public health officials are investigating a cluster of illness associated with the consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk. To date, 45 cases of Campylobacter infection have been reported in people who indicated that they consumed raw milk in the week before illness began. Cases have been reported from: Cache, Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties. Two cases occurred in out of state residents from California and Idaho. Onset dates range from May 9, 2014 to July 21, 2014. The cases range in age from two to 74 years.
Daniel W. Kilgore, operations manager for Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) from June 2002 to May 2008 at Blakely, GA, is now testifying in the federal criminal trial in Albany, GA. He is likely to go down as the government’s star witness against the trio of former PCA managers, who today are in the 23rd day of the trial being held in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.