Food Safety

New Cannabis and Food Safety Resources from NEHA

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) released three new cannabis-infused product (CIP) tools. All resources are free and easily accessible on NEHA’s website here. The NEHA Food Safety Policy Statement Workgroup and the Cannabis Advisory Committee…

New Biomonitoring and Environmental Health Testing Videos from APHL

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) released two new videos on biomonitoring and environmental health testing: What is biomonitoring? Biomonitoring is the process of testing people for chemicals in their body to determine how…

Minneapolis Health Department Supports a Young Food Entrepreneur

By Dan Huff, Director of Environmental Health, and Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner of Health, Minneapolis Health Department Jaequan Faulkner, 13, started selling hot dogs in front of his Minneapolis home in 2016, calling his establishment “Mr.…

Multistate Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Linked to Del Monte Fresh Produce Vegetable Trays

As of June 28, 2018, a total of 185 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who reportedly consumed pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip from Minnesota,…