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Food Safety – Think About It…

No one doubts to importance of food safety for protecting ourselves and our families. Sometimes it seems too simplistic. Other times it seems complex and overwhelming to "cover all the bases" and incorporate all the appropriate steps in food preparation -especially when you are...

Did you know? It is Influenza Season in the Southern Hemisphere?

Did you know? It is Flu Season in the Southern Hemisphere. The season occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere. During periods of cooler temperature, influenza cases increase roughly tenfold or more. Despite higher incidence of manifestations of the flu during...

Eating raw cookie dough is a No-No!

Baking cookies is a critical element of the holiday traditions of many families.  Most of us have fond memories of baking cookies in December.  The smell of cookies baking can instantly take us to memories of happy holidays.  But there is a risk of foodborne...

Resist the urge to bring baby chicks or ducklings home at Eastertime

Stop! Resist the temptation to get the children a baby chick as part of your Easter/Spring celebration. Tagging along with those irresistible baby chicks many families “adopt” during Easter season, is a nanobug that you surely didn’t want to bring into your home: Salmonella enteritidis....

Reusable Grocery Shopping Bags

A few words about reusable shopping bags: Reusable shopping bags are promoted to help us reduce waste, but they are not always food safe.  The fabric or materials used in these bags can become contaminated with nanobugs like Salmonella enteritidis or E. coli or Listeria monocytogenes...

Cyber Monday Nanobugs BOGO offer for Temporary Tattoos

On Cyber Sunday and Cyber Monday Nanobugs, inc has a BOGO Deal you won't want to miss.  Just order 100 temporary tattoos (bulk) in the online store and we will send you 100 more FREE!  If you would like a special mixture  (all viruses? All...

Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates Especially in Health Care Settings

Improving Influenza Vaccination Rates Especially in Health Care Settings Statistics show that high immunization rates of hospital employees produces lower mortality rates from influenza in hospitalized patients.  Dr. Greg Poland of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. has passionately championed research to help drive health care...