January 24, 2020

Methanol Poisoning: A Food Safety Concern

The Laguna and Quezon provinces had seen an outbreak of methanol poisoning on Christmas celebration last year. At least 14 people have died and nearly 500 people were hospitalized after drinking lambanog (traditional Filipino distilled coconut wine) with high methanol content. The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed this and urged the public to be wary on purchasing and consuming lambanog and other alcoholic beverages. These products should have proper labels and be registered with the FDA.
April 6, 2018

Our DNA level Pathogen Detection

Microbiological analysis is important in determining the safety and quality of food. Conventional methods are labor intensive, time consuming, and costly. To address these concerns, rapid methods […]
April 5, 2018

Your kitchen is home to more harmful bacteria than your bathroom.

People disinfect their toilet seats all the time, but they don’t realize that they really need to pay attention to their kitchen too. According to Dr. […]
April 3, 2018
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Is it safe?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most common bacteria that cause food poisoning are Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, and Campylobacter. Symptoms of food […]
October 19, 2017

Home Safety Tips: Washing of Fruits and Vegetables

Follow these food safety tips in washing your fruits and vegetables: Use two clean, sanitized sinks or two clean, sanitized food tubs in the sink for […]
October 18, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Stocks, Sauces, and Brews

Here are some food safety tips in preparing stocks, sauces, and brews: Do not thicken soup and sauce items until about 10 minutes before service because […]
September 29, 2017

Egg Safety: What you need to know

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), fresh eggs, even those with clean, uncracked shells, may contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause foodborne illness. […]
September 18, 2017

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