food safety

How To Order Take-Out Safely And Ethically

How To Order Take-Out Safely And Ethically

Whether they’re doing so voluntarily or due to orders from the state, restaurants across the country are closing their dining rooms and pivoting to take-out or delivery only, which has raised concerns over the safety and ethics of asking someone else to go pick up your food and bring it…

You Should Probably Never Eat Sprouts

You Should Probably Never Eat Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts, clover sprouts and bean sprouts are delicious, in my (and possibly only my) humble opinion. But, like lettuce, they are prone to contamination and served raw. Right now, the U.S. is in the middle of a multi-state outbreak of E. coli linked to clover sprouts served at Jimmy…

How To Avoid Food Poisoning At Restaurants

How To Avoid Food Poisoning At Restaurants

In the weeks following the deaths of nine American tourists visiting the Dominican Republic, hundreds of travellers who’ve visited the country have reported their own food poisoning-like symptoms on the website IWasPoisoned.com. Since the start of 2019, over 1600 cases of illness have been reported in total.