food safety

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Tennessee School Cafeteria Serves 6-Year-Old Pork To Students

An East Tennessee school district has implemented new food handling procedures after years-old pork roast was served to students for lunch.

05/01/2015

Study finds the longer food is on the ground, the more bacteria it collects. (Getty Images)

Scientist: Eating Food Off The Floor May Be OK

British team finds food likely to have less bacteria if picked up from floor quickly.

03/14/2014

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Study: Germs Trump ‘Five Second Rule’

Though a popular belief, a new study has found that germs often win the race against the famed “five second rule.”

10/17/2012