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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...

The Flour in Cookie Dough Can Make You Sick

29 Aug 2017

Most of us have been told off by a parent or grandparent for sampling raw cookie dough or cake batter. The adult would usually mutter something about raw eggs making you sick, while whisking away...

Can I eat food from a dented can?

20 Mar 2017

Obviously, the concern about dented cans is that the food they contain may not be safe to eat. To address this question we have to know a little about the canning process. The preservation of food...

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