Posts tagged foodborne illness


Businesses Fight Foodborne Illnesses: PMA’s Gold Circle

Foodborne Illnesses and food safety are huge issues to our cause and a big reason we developed a product for your home that provides a simple and effective solution. According to a March 2013 report on the attribution of foodborne illnesses from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that analyzed data from 4,589 …

Oxygen Activism!

You may not even realize it, but much of the food you already have in your refrigerator has been exposed to activated oxygen, or ozone, before you even bring it home. That’s because food producers utilize commercial-grade ozone generators to treat fruits, vegetables, meat, and dairy before goods head out to market.

Why Humanely Raised Animals Taste Better

When you eat meat, you are eating an animal, but it goes beyond that—you are also eating that animal’s history. How it lived, where it lived, what it ate and how it was killed are in each and every bite. We want to put only the best, most nutritious food in our mouths, right? Can …

4 Ways Factory Farms Are Making Us Sick

Americans are eating slightly more meat today that we were in 1970, but we’re devoting a lot less of our budget to beef, pork and chicken than we were 40 years ago. In fact, that figure has been cut by more than 60%, from 4.1% to 1.6%. How is that possible? For sustainable food advocates, …

School Lunch Disaster Kills 23 Kids in India–Can it Happen in the US?

A government-sponsored school lunch program in India known as “the Midday Meal Scheme” has been providing safe food for kids since the 1960s. It’s the largest school lunch program in the world. It serves over 120 million children in more than one million schools, and for many Indian children this meal is the day’s only …

5 Signs Foodborne Illness is Making You Sick

When picnic season begins each June, it pays to be a little extra-cautious about foodborne illness. Mom always warned about keeping the macaroni salad on ice and the barbequed chicken out of the sun, and for good reason – food poisoning is no laughing matter. A five-second-rule hot dog could cause a long night in …