Food Safe Schools

Feeding a school full of children is not a job to be taken lightly. School nutrition directors, a job I didn’t even know existed, work hard to serve healthy and nutritious meals to children in school cafeterias every day. And it’s not only about lunch. Since food plays a large part in contributing to a … More Food Safe Schools

Holiday Food Defense

Transporting Your Holiday Dish: If you’re transporting a meal from one location to another, temperature is important. When transporting hot dishes, wrap them well and pack in an insulated container. Upon arrival, use the stove, oven, or microwave to reheat food to 165 °F. When transporting cold foods, use a cooler with ice or freezer … More Holiday Food Defense

Plasma used by the Air Force to improve communications

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is often not long enough or strong enough to adequately meet soldiers’ needs. The U.S. Air Force’s “go big or go home” solution to improve their long-distance calls? Supercharge the atmosphere by detonating aerial plasma bombs attached to tiny satellites, reports New Scientist. … More Plasma used by the Air Force to improve communications

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness or foodborne disease) is any illness that results from eating contaminated food. Causes Harmful bacteria are the most common cause of food poisoning, but there are many other causes, including the following: Bacteria and Viruses Molds, Toxins, and Contaminants Parasites Allergens Long-Term Effects One in six Americans will … More Food Poisoning

Restaurant Food Safety

Food Safety Rules The food vendors in your community, like restaurants, delis, grocery stores, and others, must follow local food safety rules. These rules are set by your city, county, district, or state. Each community may have the same or slightly different food safety rules and requirements for food vendors. All food safety rules have … More Restaurant Food Safety