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Can your alcoholic beverage kill germs in your body?

Maybe you’ve been in a situation like this before.

At a party, your friend chomps down on some cheese dip and crackers that have been sitting out for far too long. “It’ll be fine,” he says. “I’ll just have another beer; the alcohol will kill the bacteria.”

Or your sister with a bad cold offers […]

Monday Links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

Fewer heifers in feedyards – Drovers Cattle Network

While the latest U.S. Cattle on Feed report showed total inventory in U.S. feedlots with capacity for 1,000 or more head […]

Is yeast preventing drunk bunk?

This may be considered the best job ever: professional drinker. Literally, a person who drinks beer all day and gets paid for it. Apart from wanting to figure out where to apply, you have to wonder: with drinking all that beer day in and day out and not feeling the effects of intoxication, how do […]

The end of happy hour

It’s the beginning of the end of happy hour, which may cause problems for brewers, distillers, Congress members, farms … and cows.

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