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You’re probably storing leftovers wrong (especially if it's rice)

11 Jul 2019

If, like me, you aim to cook dinners that provide both your next day’s lunch as well as a freezer portion to be thawed at some future date, you may want to stop. At least with rice.

What am I smelling when I smell B.O.?

24 May 2019

Some of these compounds, like allyl methyl sulfide from garlic, will turn up in your breath, pee, and sweat.

You can catch salmonella from your pet lizards, frogs, turtles and hedgehogs

8 Feb 2019

Eleven people across eight states were infected with the bacteria Salmonella typhimurium. The cause? Their pet hedgehogs....

Did you know that some bacteria can eat cleaning products?

1 Feb 2019

Have you ever noticed the message on the front of a Lysol bottle: “Kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria”?

How did Salmonella bacteria get their name?

30 Jan 2019

It was from these animals that back in the late 1800s American veterinarian Daniel Salmon isolated the bacteria that were eventually named after him. “Salmonella” actually refers to a species of...

Is a "Dip and Flip" Better than a Double Dip?

27 Dec 2018

Although the study isn’t new, its message needs to be reiterated — taking a bite out of something that has already been bitten once and then dipping it into something is by no means a sanitary...

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