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  • Pesticides in Drinking Water

    • 2 weeks ago

    Pesticides are widely used to help control insects as well as to prevent the growth...

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  • Emerging Contaminants Audio News Release

    • 1 month ago

    NSF expert tells us what's missing from water quality reports and what do to about...

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  • Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water Cause Consumer Health Concerns

    • 1 month ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A vast majority (82 percent) of consumers report they are concerned...

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  • Facts Behind Common Food Safety Myths

    • 1 month ago

    Even in a seemingly clean kitchen, harmful pathogens that can make consumers sick can be...

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  • Confusion About Food Expiration Dates Can Lead to Potentially Harmful Food Handling Behaviors

    • 3 months ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Expiration date labeling on food products is a source of confusion...

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  • Food Safety Is a Shared Responsibility

    • 3 months ago

    In 2011 the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, making it the...

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  • Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips

    • 3 months ago

    Have you ever wondered if the traditional cleaning products you use are safe for the...

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  • Choosing Bottled Water Wisely

    • 3 months ago

    Since bottled water easily accommodates the active lifestyle of today’s families, these products are an...

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  • Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water

    • 4 months ago

    Many public water utilities disinfect their water with chlorine, ozone or other processes to help...

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  • Be a Produce Pro

    • 4 months ago

    Did you know that foodborne pathogens such as Salmonella are most commonly found in fresh...

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  • Bacteria, Cysts and Pink Slime in Drinking Water

    • 4 months ago

    Although bacteria are more commonly found in untreated water supplies such as private wells, they...

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  • Keeping It Safe at Farmers Markets

    • 6 months ago

    Farmers markets have seen a significant rise in popularity in recent years, giving shoppers access...

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  • Chlorine and Chloramines in Drinking Water

    • 6 months ago

    To protect drinking water from bacteria and viruses, public water suppliers usually disinfect the water...

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  • Five Steps to a Safer Pool and Spa This Summer

    • 6 months ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Last year, more than 200 children ages 1-14 drowned in a...

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  • How to Clean a Stained, Solid-Surface Kitchen Sink

    • 6 months ago

    A 2011 germ study conducted by NSF International revealed that kitchen sinks and drains are...

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