Infographic: World Health Day spreads food safety awareness

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO is promoting improvement of food safety as part of the 2015 World Health Day campaign and Neogen has developed the below infographic outlining some of the key points of […]

World Cancer Day 2015: The importance of food safety for patients and survivors

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has declared February 4 World Cancer Day and while there are many initiatives going on around the world to raise awareness and inform people about cancer, many do not connect why food safety is also very important in the fight against cancer.

In a recent article, Howard Seltzer […]

Is cooking food in the dishwasher considered safe?

I am pretty addicted to cooking shows, which is kind of ironic considering I have only mastered two recipes (homemade macaroni and cheese and dragon noodles). If you were to ever turn on my TV, or pay attention to my OnDemand habits, it’s all about food, food, food and more food. But in all that […]

Color-coded food inspection to start soon

A new food inspection safety system will soon be hitting Hawaii restaurants. The food safety rating system is comprised of a color-coded grading system of red, yellow and green marks.

It is being called a “visible grading system,” by some news outlets, where placards will showcase to customers how their favorite establishment has fared in […]

Saving yourself from Salmonella*

Causing about 1.2 million illnesses in the United States every year, Salmonella is nothing to scoff at. Of those illnesses, thousands are hospitalized each year— sometimes even resulting in death.

Salmonella lives in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many animals. It is commonly found in raw poultry and seafood as feces may be introduced […]