Hedgehogs and Salmonella

Do you have a hedgehog for a pet?  While they are certainly adorable, they do come with their own unique set of care issues.  Among those is an increased risk for Salmonella contamination.   Hedgehogs can carry Salmonella bacteria in their droppings even when they...

Is Your Food Spiked With Drugs?

By this time, everyone knows to be wary of leaving a drink unattended at a party or club.  We’ve had it drilled into us that we should never accept a drink from anyone but a waitress, bartender, or trusted friend.  But have you thought about being served spiked food?...

Food Safety During a Power Outage

What’s the first thing you think about when the power goes out?  Lights? Wi-fi? Heat or air conditioning?  Many people have a general idea of how to handle power outages.  We keep batteries, phone chargers, flashlights, and candles on hand.  But what about your...

Can You Cheat a Hair Drug Test?

Hair drug testing is becoming the go to pre-employment and random drug test for many employers and court ordered probation testing. It’s non-invasive, easy to collect and to store, and it is the only drug testing method that provides up to 90 days history of drug...