Listeria – Do You Know the Facts?


Listeria is found in soil, groundwater, animal feed, sewage, and even dust. It mostly lives in soil, where the bacterium eats decaying plants. Once it makes its way into the food supply and is eaten by a humans, listeria transforms into a very different bug — one that can live inside human cells. Because listeria […]

Cantaloupe: A Fascinating History Lesson!


If CIA agents were to launch their Great Cantaloupe Investigation, they would quickly unveil the mystery: a cantaloupe is not really a cantaloupe. Muskmelons have been masquerading as cantaloupes in the United States for many years.  True cantaloupes are not netted, have deep grooves, a hard warty rind, and orange or green flesh. These are […]