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  • Three Steps to a Safer Kitchen

    • 10 months ago

    In a germ study conducted by NSF International scientists, 22 families were asked to swab...

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  • Five Facts You Should Know About Bottled Water

    • 12 months ago

    While bottled water and other packaged beverages easily accommodate today’s active lifestyle, what do you...

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

    • 1 year ago

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

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  • Before Buying Dietary Supplements, Follow This Advice

    • 1 year ago

    Walk down the dietary supplements aisle of your local pharmacy, health food store or retail...

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About NSF P473 and Perfluorochemicals

    • 1 year ago

    Between 2000 and 2002, PFOS was voluntarily phased out of production in the U.S. by...

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  • Handling Produce Safely

    • 1 year ago

    Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. However, during the growing,...

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  • Farmers Market Safety Tips

    • 1 year ago

    While farmers markets offer fresh, local foods, even locally-grown food can still be contaminated with...

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  • Infographic: How Is a Standard Developed?

    • 1 year ago

    A standard is a set of voluntary, consensus-based criteria. Our goal is to protect the...

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  • Important Information for Commercial Pool Operators and Health Inspectors

    • 1 year ago

    As we begin another season in the recreational water industry, NSF International is providing this...

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  • Help Your Pet Live Safer™

    • 2 years ago

    Sixty-eight percent of American households, or roughly 85 million families1, have pets. We all want...

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  • Grilling Safely

    • 2 years ago

    Whether you enjoy grilling out year round or just on special occasions, it's important to...

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  • Earth Day: Greening Your Home

    • 2 years ago

    Many people today are trying to live “greener.” Whether you are looking for more earth-friendly...

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  • Eggs-tra Care for Spring Celebrations

    • 2 years ago

    For many people, eggs are an important part of the Easter holiday celebration. But even...

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  • NSF International’s Consumer Tips for Choosing a Drinking Water Filter to Reduce Contaminants

    • 2 years ago

    Recent studies and news reports have many Americans concerned about the possibility of contaminants in...

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  • NSF International Researcher Uncovers Potentially Harmful Stimulants in Dietary Supplements

    • 2 years ago

    Researchers at NSF International recently identified unlabeled DMAA-like stimulants in over-the-counter weight-loss and pre-workout products...

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