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...

Dole Recalls More Salad Kits

Dole is recalling more salad kits for undeclared allergens.  The most recent recall is for their Endless Summer Salad Kit.  According to the FDA announcement, the kits may contain fish and egg that isn’t listed on the packaging.  The recall notice states that...