Dr. Darrin Karcher and Dr. Scott Beyer discuss behaviors of egg laying hens as well as current production practices. This is the second in a three-week series.
Comparison of reactions to the 2011 Germany E. coli outbreak in sprouts and the 2010 U.S. Salmonella outbreak in eggs.
Expert information about the Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group that lists pesticide residues in fruits and veggies.
Leading expert, Dr. John White, wades through fact and fiction on the subjects of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sugar.
Experts discuss the pros and cons of the USDA's new MyPlate graphic that replaces the existing Food Pyramid.
Dr. Scott Hurd, Iowa State, discusses the E. coli outbreak in Europe and how it affects Americans
Experts discuss the question of the association between hormones in dairy products and early puberty in girls.
The amount of antibiotics given to animals raised for food is a concern to many. Are they being over-used? Is this overuse creating antibiotic resistant superbugs in our families?
Dr. Jean Weese talks about the safety of organic milk, raw milk and unpasteurized milk.
Cayla Westergard of the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University talks about handling and preparing eggs safely.
Alice Henneman offers tips for Easter food safety.
Connie Diekman, R.D., answers the question, "Is there a difference between consuming naturally occurring nutrients from food and food fortified with the same amount of nutrients?”
Expert feedback regarding inquiry from mom wondering about how hormones in food may be affecting her children.
Dr. MacDonald discusses whether it is safe to eat produce that have been treated with fertilizers and/or herbicides.
Three experts, Dr. Patricia Hester, Dr. Ed Pajor and Dr. Emily Patterson-Kane, answer the question, "Is the well-being of farm animals on larger operations disregarded in the pursuit of higher profits?"