Food Safety http://www.kunc.org en Report: Foodborne Illnesses More Likely To Come From Restaurants http://www.kunc.org/post/report-foodborne-illnesses-more-likely-come-restaurants <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">You’re much more likely to get a foodborne illness eating at a restaurant than in your own home, according to a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a Washington D.C.-based think tank.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:08:52 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 55304 at http://www.kunc.org Report: Foodborne Illnesses More Likely To Come From Restaurants Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases http://www.kunc.org/post/disease-detectives-are-solving-fewer-foodborne-illness-cases Recall, if you will, some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks of the past decade. There was the nasty <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/01/28/267809588/cantaloupe-farmers-get-probation-over-deadly-listeria-outbreak">outbreak</a> of listeria from cantaloupe in 2011 that killed 33 people. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:44:00 +0000 Eliza Barclay 55250 at http://www.kunc.org Disease Detectives Are Solving Fewer Foodborne Illness Cases Four Things You Should Know About Our Food System http://www.kunc.org/post/four-things-you-should-know-about-our-food-system <p>Food doesn’t just come from a grocery store. Millions of farmers spend their lives producing the crops and raising the livestock that we eat and use.</p><p>So it makes sense: If you’re interested in what’s on your plate, you’re interested in what’s going on in the field.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55156 at http://www.kunc.org Four Things You Should Know About Our Food System Federal Rule Could Dry Up Beer Brewer-Rancher Relationship http://www.kunc.org/post/federal-rule-could-dry-beer-brewer-rancher-relationship <p>Few people connect craft breweries with cattle feed. But passing along the spent grains from the brewing process, like barley and wheat, to livestock ranchers is a common practice. But that relationship could be in jeopardy.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:57:36 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 55122 at http://www.kunc.org Federal Rule Could Dry Up Beer Brewer-Rancher Relationship Unpacking Lessons From Colorado's Cantaloupe Listeria Scare http://www.kunc.org/post/unpacking-lessons-colorados-cantaloupe-listeria-scare <p>When Colorado cantaloupe laden with the deadly pathogen listeria killed more than 30 people in 2011, shockwaves rippled throughout the food industry. The outbreak made one thing clear: huge cracks exist in the systems meant to keep our food safe to eat.</p><p><em>Denver Post</em> reporters Michael Booth and Jennifer Brown set out to explore those conflicts within food safety in their new book <em>Eating Dangerously</em>.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54758 at http://www.kunc.org Unpacking Lessons From Colorado's Cantaloupe Listeria Scare