Food Safety

When preparing food at home (or eating food prepared elsewhere!), food safety is incredibly important to consider. Basically, it's the steps taken to make sure that the food you're eating has been prepared in a safe way, without any sort of contamination or risk of infection. Learn more about food safety here:

Even professional cooks make (painful) mistakes in the kitchen. Here’s what we can learn from Giada de Laurentiis’s Thanksgiving knife accident.
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Sugar cookies wouldn’t be the same without colored frostings, but is man-made food coloring safe to consume?

Care for some watered-down lemon juice? How about some poisonous food coloring in your saffron? A new report says “food fraud” is way more common than we might think.

Haven’t had time to keep up on the news this week? Not to worry — we’ve summarized the top news stories that could significantly change our health habits.

For many people, chocolate is high on the comfort foods list. But could eating it be more dangerous than we previously thought? Read on to learn how to stay safe this holiday season.

The five-second rule is more than just a myth — it could be bad for our health. But how long does it actually take for the floor to ruin our food?

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While eating raw eggs is common and often harmless, undercooked eggs are one of the leading causes of salmonella infection.

What do the different expiration dates really mean? We uncovered all those dates stamped on food labels to see if we can really trust them.

Snacking on super-healthy spinach is great for health, but this dark leafy green is especially susceptible to contamination by bacteria like E. coli. Last week, a University of Illinois professor invented a new, much more effective way of cleaning spinach.

The five-second rule is more than just a myth — it could be bad for our health. But how long does it actually take for the floor to ruin our food?

For many people, chocolate is high on the comfort foods list. But could eating it be more dangerous than we previously thought? Read on to learn how to stay safe this holiday season.

Haven’t had time to keep up on the news this week? Not to worry — we’ve summarized the top news stories that could significantly change our health habits.

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