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Ammonia and Farm Animals: A $3 Billion Problem

Ammonia and Farm Animals: A $3 Billion Problem

While most farms generally follow sanitation best practices, some health and disease risks are harder to control. One such risk is the excess ammonia produced through animal waste, which can lead to health risks such as E. coli and salmonella. Even trace levels of...
Why Americans Are More Interested In Water Safety

Why Americans Are More Interested In Water Safety

“Relax, it’s just water!” is a statement we’ve probably all heard several times in our lives. Whether it’s a pool that looks a little too dirty, or a glass of unfiltered tap water, many Americans have historically viewed water as something consistently neutral,...
Top Five Food Contaminants1

Top Five Food Contaminants1

The FDA estimates approximately 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses every year. That’s one in six Americans! If you keep up with food recalls, you’ve probably heard the names of these five most common food contaminants. Escherichia coli (E. coli) coli bacterium is...
Top Five Food Contaminants

Top Five Food Contaminants

The FDA estimates approximately 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses every year. That’s one in six Americans! If you keep up with food recalls, you’ve probably heard the names of these five most common food contaminants. Escherichia coli (E. coli) coli bacterium is...
Contaminants That Affect Your Water

Contaminants That Affect Your Water

Our drinking water is filled with vitamins and minerals, but also many contaminants. In fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a legal limit for over 90 different contaminants in drinking water. These include things in our water that do not pose a...