Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
What Consumers Should Know About Food Recalls

What Consumers Should Know About Food Recalls

Food recalls seem like a double-edged sword sometimes. On the one hand, we want to know that our food is safe and we are not putting our family at risk when we cook or eat in a local restaurant. On the other hand, there are just so many food recalls, especially for food we choose… Continue Reading

Will Your Favorite Restaurant Make You Sick?

Will Your Favorite Restaurant Make You Sick?

Ever wonder what food inspectors look for when they investigate your favorite restaurant? And what they find in those inspections? Detective Foodsafe® has spent a lot of time doing her own investigations after people reported foodborne illness they felt struck them after eating at specific food establishments. In her work, she has seen many violations… Continue Reading

5 Food Safety Champions Working to Keep Us Safe

5 Food Safety Champions Working to Keep Us Safe

There are people and organizations that are advocating for our health and safety on a daily basis. They worry about the food we and our families eat at and away from home. Champions have been working hard for the health of our food supply, realizing that what we eat can make us sick, for centuries!… Continue Reading

Detective Foodsafe’s® Tips for Winter Storm Food Safety

Detective Foodsafe’s® Tips for Winter Storm Food Safety

The sun may not be shining down to heat up our picnic foods right now, but we still have to take steps to prevent food poisoning when the severe winter weather strikes. The wrath of winter storms creates havoc for school, jobs, and roadways, making our daily tasks more difficult. Half the country was recently… Continue Reading

Food Recalls: The Good, The Bad, and The Sickening

Food Recalls: The Good, The Bad, and The Sickening

The stories of multi-state food safety outbreaks, the overwhelming number of food recalls for both human and pet food, and the number of victims of foodborne illness, ran rampant in 2018. It was, in fact sickening! The recalls that involve food pathogens are the most serious to the health of consumers. These outbreaks lead to… Continue Reading

Putting Food Safety in Consumers’ Control — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

Putting Food Safety in Consumers’ Control — Detective Foodsafe® Tips

The number of foodborne illnesses seems to have increased with almost daily news of another multi-state outbreak of pathogens affecting our food supply. Most people realize there are steps they can take to protect themselves from foodborne illness simply when shopping in the supermarket. Following the tips from Detective Foodsafe® below will help all consumers… Continue Reading

Storing Leftovers Safely – Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Storing Leftovers Safely – Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Holiday cooking and the kitchen cupboards are full! We are baking, cooking, and storing more food than our refrigerators and pantries can hold at this time of year as we welcome our family, guests, and party goers! This means our pantries and refrigerators are bursting with leftover meals and ingredients that need our attention. If… Continue Reading

Detective Foodsafe® Alert — Pet Food Safety

Detective Foodsafe® Alert — Pet Food Safety

Feeding not just our human family but also our pet family is serious business. We don’t want to mess it up and get anyone sick – not even our furbabies! With all the talk of food recalls and bacteria lurking in some of our most used foods, Detective Foodsafe® wants to remind us that pet… Continue Reading

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