National Food Safety Education Month: Hepatitis A infographic

For more than 20 years, September has been recognized as National Food Safety Education Month. One of the themes for 2016 is Hepatitis A, which is described in the infographic below. Although the month is coming to a close, Neogen would like to remind everyone to always practice appropriate food safety measures including proper handwashing […]

Handwashing: Chances are you’re doing it wrong

Tox Tuesday: Dirty money

In a recent study that analyzed the genetic material on $1 bills, scientists found several reasons why you shouldn’t put your money where your mouth is. Most of those reasons center on the dangerous bacteria and drug residue that is present on a high majority of bills circulating around the world today.

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Although quite festive, Easter eggs can make you sick

Eggs are often a part of many Easter celebrations and while families enjoy dyeing and decorating hard-boiled eggs, food safety should be factored into the fun.

Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter food safety expert Wenqing Xu said in a recent article that since chickens carry Salmonella, it is possible for them to transmit this bacteria […]