Food News, Week of September 4: The 5-Second Rule Is Bunk

September 09, 2016
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The five-second rule is officially a bunch of nonsense. Researchers at Rutgers University have proven that your dropped food can pick up bacteria in less than one second.  

If you haven’t already, it’s time to change the hand soap in your home. The FDA’s Final Rule on Antibacterial Soaps Bans 19 Ingredients.

There’s a coffee shop in Australia that serves some seriously dangerous coffee. Adelaide’s Ass-Kicker coffee comes with a health warning, and contains the caffeine of 80 cups of coffee – half of what could actually kill you.

Great news! Food insecurity rates in the United States declined from 14% to 12.7% in 2015.

The National Organic Standards Board wants the FDA to include new labeling that clears up animal welfare for meat consumer.