food safety

food safety

Former Detroit Health Inspector Turns Restaurant Horrors into a Photo Show

“I saw a chef take a bowl of cornstarch [and] carry it into the bathroom... When he came back out, there was cornstarch all over his pants, from where he’d put it on his ass."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.15.19
food safety

Theresa May's Official Stance on Moldy Jam: Just Scrape It Off, Who Cares

With many Brits stockpiling food ahead of Brexit, this advice could come in handy soon.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
cooking

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Be Chill About Touching Raw Chicken

Handling raw meat inspired an excess of utensils, body contortion, and brushes with phobia, so I sought professional help.
Jessica Stolzberg
12.18.18
food safety

"Edible" Glitter Might Not Actually Be

According to the FDA, even if your glitter is non-toxic, it might not be edible.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.18
Australia

The Australian Strawberry Needle Bandit Has Been Arrested

Authorities have apprehended a former strawberry farm worker who was inserting needles into fruit for the last two months.
Danielle Wayda
11.12.18
food safety

1 in 5 Burn Accidents Among Kids Are Caused by Instant Noodles and Ramen

Who knew Cup Noodles were so sinister?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.6.18
No

Bleach Everything After Watching This Man Eat Directly from a Grocery Store Soup Bar

Upsetting even by 2018 standards.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.2.18
agriculture

Agricultural Workers Face Constant, Horrific Human Rights Violations, a New UN Report Shows

Each year, an average of 170,000 agricultural workers are killed at work globally.
Hannah Keyser
10.26.18
food safety

This Book Reveals the Truth About All of Our Grossest Food Habits

From double-dipping to beer pong hygiene, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon are exploring the nastiest questions of food science.
Lauren Rothman
10.16.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Cook Without Giving Anyone Food Poisoning

You're probably going to be fine, but let's cover the basics just in case.
Munchies Staff
9.20.18
Spain

Barcelona Beach Vendors Busted for Selling E. Coli-Tainted Mojitos, Storing Ingredients in Sewers

Remember this next time you envy your friend's Instagram dispatch from Playa de la Barceloneta.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
food safety

Well, This Sucks: Monsanto's Weed Killer Found in Cheerios, Lucky Charms

A report from the Environmental Working Group shows that several products from big-name cereal brands contain surprising levels of Roundup.
Danielle Wayda
8.16.18
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