They Dole it out, and we have to swallow it?

I’m HEAPING mad.  I mean….I’m FUMING over the news that is breaking across the internet right now about the Dole Federal investigation.  I think you will be just as outraged when you hear what’s happening. According to Food Safety News, the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Dole in relation to the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that…

Could The Chipotle Debacle Happen To You? How to Protect Your Food Business from Disaster

Image from Scientific American You can’t see them, but if they get into your food, look out.  Havoc is about to be wreaked.  From a whole range of E.coli strains to Salmonella, Listeria to Norovirus, fresh produce, seafood, poultry and meats are all vulnerable to contamination. Those microscopic pathogens might be invisible to the naked eye,…

Salmonella Cucumber Outbreak: How to Protect Your Family

An outbreak has struck again…this time, cucumbers.  As of today, September 10th, 2015, over 340 reported illness (70% hospitalized) and two deaths across 30 states have been connected with a Salmonella outbreak from cucumbers imported from Mexico. Articles covering the story recall ‘another outbreak,’ but whenever I see these hit the news,  my heart hurts…for the…

It’s Crunch Time. Let’s Start a Food Revolution. #FoodRevolutionDay

It’s Crunch Time. Let’s start a Food Revolution. There’s no soft way to convey, we are creating history that will change the direction of future generations, but not necessarily in a good way.  Food Revolution Day is May 15, 2015    Sign the Petition Here. It’s time to shake the apple tree. Today, about one in…

Protect Your Food & Family

        Did you know that there are over 48 million cases of food borne illness in the United States every year?!!? Protect your food. Protect your family. Protect yourself.  Food safety is too important and often overlooked, but if you have children, are elderly, pregnant or have an autoimmune deficiency, it’s even…