Phone App Allows Researchers to Conduct Concealed Food Safety Observations
October 1, 2015
Smartphones are so ubiquitous, and text messaging and social media activities so common in public places, that no one questions what anyone does with their phone. That pervasiveness allows a phone application to be used in direct, concealed observations without alerting the people being observed.
Summer Food Handling Tips Keep Outdoor Parties Safe
July 27, 2015
Though it’s unlikely, there may be leftovers. If so, remember the 2-2-4 rule.
Penn State Extension plays critical role in educating food suppliers
February 24, 2015
In the last few years, as the federal government has tightened safety regulations across the food supply chain to prevent foodborne illness, the role Penn State Extension plays in educating growers and processors to comply with new prevention-based controls has become critical.
Flu vs. Food Poisoning? How to tell the difference
January 9, 2015
It's not always easy to tell the difference between foodborne illness, also referred to as food poisoning and influenza.
Ringing In the Holidays with Treats? Don’t Get the Food Safety Blues!
December 9, 2014
Rick Kralj, M Ed., RDN, LDN, Senior Food Safety & Quality Extension Educator shares some seasonal cautions to keep us healthy during the holidays!