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Food Allergy Training is Slowly Being Mandated Across the U.S.

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As I’m sure most of you know, we have seen an increase in food allergies in the United States over the past two decades. The science and theories about why that is happening is a topic for another day. However, the rise in food allergies has had a major impact on restaurants and food service… Continue reading Food Allergy Training is Slowly Being Mandated Across the U.S.

Norovirus: Facts and Preventative Solutions

Quick Facts:  20 million people get sick from norovirus each year, most from close contact with infected people or by eating contaminated food Norovirus is the leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the US Infected food workers cause about 70% of reported norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food (CDC)  What is Norovirus? It… Continue reading Norovirus: Facts and Preventative Solutions

Illinois sales of Raw Milk is now legal

Illinois switch: On-the-farm raw milk sales now legal BY DAN FLYNN | JANUARY 21, 2016 Food Safety News Two years of tweaking raw milk policies in Illinois has opened the state to legal raw milk sales for the first time in 30 years, but only on the farm where it is produced. The change comes… Continue reading Illinois sales of Raw Milk is now legal