Keep Your Home and Food Safe: How to Clean, Sanitize, & Disinfect

Keep Your Home and Food Safe: How to Clean, Sanitize, & Disinfect When it comes to food safety, knowing how to clean, sanitize, and disinfect dishes, utensils, surfaces, and other items that come in contact with your food is VERY important. Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are a big part of your food safety repertoire, and […]

How to Protect Yourself Against Norovirus So You Don’t Get Sick

How to Protect Yourself Against Norovirus So You Don’t Get Sick Noroviruses, a group of viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and large intestine, are the leading cause of gastroenteritis (stomach flu) and foodborne disease outbreaks in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that Norovirus results in 19-21 million […]

How May We Help You?

One thing we take very seriously at Stop Foodborne Illness—and something we have tremendous passion for—is helping individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by foodborne disease cope with the devastating aftermath and all that follows. It’s a difficult, painful, and oftentimes slow journey. But if you, or a family member, have been impacted […]

“I’m Very Happy They’re Locked Up, But Nothing Can Bring My Amazing Mom Back”

“I’m Very Happy They’re Locked Up, But Nothing Can Bring My Amazing Mom Back”

Catching up with Stop Foodborne Illness star advocate, Jeff Almer, after the PCA trial For Jeff Almer, a grieving and heartbroken son who lost his beloved mother in 2008 after she ate tainted peanut butter made by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), the successful conviction and groundbreaking sentencing of PCA executives is bittersweet. The […]

Getting to Know Ellen Schroth, Food Safety Warrior at Foodsense, Inc.

Here at STOP Foodborne Illlness, we come across many impressive food safety folks in our work. Some tend to really knock our socks off, though. And Ellen Schroth is definitely one of them! Today, we invite you to step inside Ellen’s work life as a super passionate, seasoned, forward-thinking food safety consultant at her firm, […]

Spend a Moment with Ken

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Spend a Moment with Ken Koehler What do you remember most about your illness? I remember it like it was yesterday. It started as an upset stomach that progressively got worse. Then came the diarrhea, followed a couple hours later by intense vomiting.  […]

Why Do We Celebrate Food Safety Heroes? It’s Not for Them — It’s for Us

Why Do We Celebrate Food Safety Heroes?  It’s Not for Them — It’s for Us

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Why Do We Celebrate Food Safety Heroes? It’s Not for Them — It’s for Us True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others
 at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” — Arthur […]