Monthly Archives: April 2016


Is Double Dipping a Food Safety Problem or Just A Poor Move?

When it comes to double dipping, what's the rule? Generally, the practice of taking a bite of a chip and then dipping it again is considered inappropriate in polite society. In public gatherings, it is certainly frowned upon-- would you want to dip something into traces of someone else's DNA and then consume it? Don't [...]

Is It Really Okay To Eat Food That’s Fallen On The Floor?

We've all been there. You make a sandwich or a snack that you can't wait to eat. Then you turn around and accidentally knock it to the floor. You've invested so much, and you're eyeing that food, wondering whether the five second rule applies. But is this so-called rule really scientifically proven, or just another [...]