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Food Alert- Burnt Toast Beware!

* FOOD ALERT-Stay Away From Burnt Toast *

Recent studies by food scientists in  Great Britain advise not to eat burnt toast! According to the Food Standards Agency, starchy foods should never turn more than golden brown in coloring. These foods run the risk of producing a dangerous amount of acrylamide, which has shown to cause cancer in animals. Here’s the catch, no studies have proven this is true in humans. While acrylamide may pose no harm, scientists advise better safe than sorry. To lean more about acrylamide, as well as how to prevent the chemical production, visit the BBC News website.

Potential tapeworm risk in US salmon

Food Alert- Tapeworm Found in US Salmon

* CONSUMER ALERTS- TAPEWORM *

As consumers, we receive warning about the risks involved with eating raw and uncooked seafood in every restaurant. Now, in addition, food scientists declare that US salmon caught in the Pacific Coast could now contain Japanese tapeworm. Restaurants and customers must stay aware these risks,  as attentiveness to the situation will keep the dangers to a minimum. Staying aware will also ensure that those who fall ill will know the necessary treatment. Safely consuming salmon is a customers best option. However, if contracted, treatment is possible. To read about the risks of this parasite, as well as the treatments, click here.