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  • Top 10 Tips for Practicing Stay-at-Home Food Safety

    • 8 hours ago

    People around the world are practicing social distancing and self-isolation at home, which means more...

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  • Test Your Germ Knowledge

    • 1 month ago

    Think you know where germs lurk in your home? NSF International’s germ study found some...

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  • The Second Most Important Cooking Tip You Never Knew

    • 5 months ago

    In addition to proper handwashing, this is the second most important tip you will need...

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  • Be SepticSmart: Caring for Your Septic System

    • 7 months ago

    Did you know that one in five households in the U.S. has an on-site septic...

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  • NSF-Certified Drinking Water Filters Are Tested With Water Containing 150 ppb Lead

    • 8 months ago

    But tap water in the recent Newark, N.J. field tests reportedly contained much higher lead...

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  • PUR Faucet-Mounted Filter Products Are NSF Tested and Certified to Reduce Lead

    • 8 months ago

    NSF International has been in contact with officials in Newark, N.J. to offer assistance and...

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  • Ready for a New School Year? Prevent Spread of Germs

    • 8 months ago

    From classroom keyboards to water faucet handles, bacteria find plenty of places in your child’s...

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  • Tips for Tailgating – Prep, Cook and Chill

    • 8 months ago

    Preparation for the Best Tailgate Party Make sure you have plenty of ice to keep...

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  • Cooling Food the Right Way

    • 9 months ago

    Keeping hot foods hot and cold foods cold is important when serving food. It’s also...

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  • Use of Supplements by Student Athletes

    • 10 months ago

    As a student athlete, you’re concerned about performing at your best. So if you’re thinking...

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  • We Answer Your Questions About Cleaning and Sanitizing

    • 10 months ago

    Ever wonder if the cleaning product you are using is disinfecting the surface or product?...

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  • Are “Fish Fraud” Worries Keeping Seafood Off Your Table?

    • 10 months ago

    American consumers don’t eat a lot of seafood. Just 56% eat seafood twice a month,...

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  • Quick and Not-So-Dirty Pointers on Cutting Board Safety

    • 10 months ago

    Have you ever looked around your kitchen and realized you have items you have no...

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  • No Shortcuts to Sensible Supplement Use

    • 11 months ago

    Like with most things worth doing, there are no shortcuts to getting fit. “Any dietary...

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  • Time to Replace Your Water Filter? Look Out for Counterfeits!

    • 11 months ago

    You may not think twice about the brand of the water filter you buy, but...

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