Food Safety Talk

Food Safety Talk

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Every two weeks or so Don and Ben chat about food safety


217: Fruit Forward
Aug 11 • 116 min
Don and Ben jump right in and talk about the current red onion-linked Salmonella outbreak and what other smart people are saying about it. They talk salsa and the challenges of sharing epidemiology and traceback information between countries and when to…
216: Not a Shoeborne Disease
Jul 24 • 110 min
The podcast opens (as it usually does) with a discussion of Skype and podcasting. Ben quickly moves to a discussion of his perfected coffee receipe with a teaser regarding the details to come on Twitter later. Ben updates the podcast on his latest…
215: My Wooden Shoes
Jul 11 • 118 min
Don and Ben start the podcast talking about other podcasts, editing intricacies and other general inside sportsball stuff. The discussion goes to fall plans for universities. They talk about a petition to test meat for SARS-CoV-2, airborne transmission…
214: Tick-man
Jun 28 • 117 min
The show opens with Ben discussing a phone call he had earlier that morning. From there the guys moved to talking about podcasting gear and current COVID-19 related podcasts, as well as a new show Ben is thinking about. Don discusses his blog post about…
213: Goat Yoga Is A Little Different
Jun 12 • 108 min
Ben and Don start the episode with Don’s power outage excitement and then on to some requisite Canadian content, including Kim’s Convenience food safety episode (with a turns out). The guys talk about some COVID-19 questions on agritourism and other…
212: Air Bunnies
Jun 1 • 112 min
Don and Ben welcome first time guest Andrew Clarke to the podcast. Andrew previously made a guest appearance in episode 211, although he sounded like Dark Vader. The show opens with Andrew talking his company, Loblaws. Ben quickly steers the conversation…
211: Sounds Like Darth Vader
May 25 • 111 min
The guys start the show talking about electric bikes, foot pain and backyard (and front yard) chickens. The conversation goes to FoodNet statistics and how COVID-19 might impact foodborne illness tracking, reporting and recalls. In the second half of the…
210: Liberty-Dibbities
Apr 28 • 113 min
The show starts with Don asking Ben to help with some questions from a reporter about disinfectant wipes. After a brief digression into bacon maple jam safety, the guys segue to the risks of using fruit ripen or as hand sanitizer, and from there into the…
209: Joe Exotic Stimulus Check
Apr 22 • 104 min
The show starts with some French Canadian references, cousin talk and Belgium TV shows (at least one). The guys talk a bit about code switching, and Ben’s rewatching of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (even the bad ones). They then talk about how COVID-19…
208: Poopers on the Fritz
Apr 17 • 118 min
This episode was recorded on Wednesday, Mar 4th, 2020 after Don and Ben had just returned from what they now know was their last two trips before everything was COVID-19 cancelled. Since they have more fresh corona-content to deliver, posting of this…
207: Keeping Food Out of Toilet Rooms
Apr 14 • 104 min
This episode was recorded in February, back before stay-at-home orders, school closures and the recognition of a global pandemic. We ended up recording a couple more episodes after this that we put up because of timeliness. This one is a bit of a mess…
206: The Truth Is Out There
Apr 1 • 98 min
Don and Ben get together for their second podcast during peak pandemic. There’s lots of TV talk at the beginning, since Ben is watching lots of TV with his kids. Ben also talks about other stuff he’s doing with his family like playing board games. From…
205: [Cough] [Record Scratch]
Mar 18 • 129 min
This very special Coronavirus/COVID-19 episode starts with some beverage foley and talk shifts to technology that the guys are using to communicate in their somewhat new remote workflow. Ben and Don talk about what’s in the Coronavirus literature that…
204: How Percents Work
Feb 28 • 105 min
Don and Ben open the episode with some productivity and technology talk before segueing into fake conferences and more talk about Ben’s new research kitchens. Don asks Ben for his advice on sous vide cooking. Don provides a update on his visit to Chipotle…
203: Never Met a Gord I Didn’t Like
Feb 17 • 108 min
Don and Ben start the episode talking about Apple watches, screen time and untethering from an iPhone. They then talk about Canadian names, or names that seem particularly Canadian to Ben at least. The real food safety talk starts with a deep dive on…
202: We Are All Waiting for the Return
Feb 1 • 121 min
The show opens with the discussion of construction near Ben’s office, followed by a brief digression into what the guys are watching on TV. The talk about food safety begins with how one might prepare ancient Mesopotamia dishes. Then the guys talk in…
201: CDC Says It Was You
Jan 2 • 118 min
Don and Ben start the show with a bit of movie and TV show talk, mainly chatting about old favorites. They get into the food safety content with the safety of old fruitcakes and then go to outbreaks and pseudo outbreaks. They talk water, frozen foods, The…
200: Room Audio
Dec 16, 2019 • 63 min
We recorded this episode live in Louisville Kentucky at a Rapid Response Teams program meeting. Unfortunately there was a significant problem with recording the audio for this episode. Evidence suggests (listen carefully at the beginning of the repording)…
199: Possum Droppers
Nov 27, 2019 • 128 min
Don and Ben start the episode talking about kimchi fermentation and all the cabbage that needed to be washed and salted. The conversation went towards collaborations with fun people that might seem a bit unnatural to outsiders. The guys talk about a few…
198: Very Old Molasses (with Rachael Jackson)
Nov 11, 2019 • 103 min
Today the guys are joined by special guest Rachael Jackson from the Eat Or Toss website. Rachel talks about how she got started doing her website, and the guys chime in with how some of their favorite extension questions have been answered on the site.…
197: 51 years of food safety (recorded live in Sun Valley, ID)
Oct 25, 2019 • 70 min
Don and Ben talk 50 years of food safety, both looking backward and forward. They talk pathogens old and new and take audience questions.
196: Superintendent of Judges
Oct 17, 2019 • 120 min
The show opens with a discussion of the television program Letterkenny before Ben talks about his recent experiences cooking turkeys for Canadian Thanksgiving. That’s only a warm-up, because Ben has a lot of information to share about his recent…
195: Three Wok Podcast
Oct 7, 2019 • 147 min
Don and Ben do a deep dive on farmers’ markets and the nuances of regulations, cottage foods and managing food safety in parking lots. The guys then talk about grocery store openings and go through a bunch of listener feedback including what food grade…
194: Eight Days of Poop
Sep 25, 2019 • 73 min
This is a special live episode recorded at the Refrigerated Foods Association Fall Symposium at Rutgers University. Ben and Don talk to a room full of food industry professionals, most of whom know what podcast is, but who are not regular listeners to…
193: E dash Coli
Sep 16, 2019 • 111 min
This one has everything: rock lobsters, pancake shooters, and lemon juice.
192: Foot Safety Talk
Sep 7, 2019 • 117 min
The show opens with some hurricane safety talk, but quickly moves to discussion of an email that Ben received last night relating to some microbiological tests on water and hypothetically related illnesses. The guys do a deep dive on communicating risk in…
191: Make KABOBs with Gordon
Aug 27, 2019 • 105 min
Don and Ben are joined by friend Gordon Hayburn, dog judge and VP food safety and quality at Trophy Foods. The guys talk dogs, monorchids and online food discussions. They go on to talk about plant-based meat alternatives, is chicken really chicken and…
190: Once My Taste Went Weird (with Daniel Jalkut)
Aug 15, 2019 • 126 min
Today the guys were joined by software developer Daniel Jalkut for a wide ranging discussion on food safety including whether the inside leaves of a head of lettuce need to be washed, whether something can ever be 100% safe, the importance and origins of…
189: Guerrilla Sous Vide Is A Go (Live from Renton Technical College)
Aug 12, 2019 • 111 min
Don and Ben recorded a live show at Renton Technical College in Renton WA. Thanks to the Washington State Department of Health for the invite. The show starts with Don and Ben talking about getting into podcasting, goes to a discussion on beer kegs being…
188: Cook a Pizza With a Pizza
Aug 2, 2019 • 139 min
The show opens with the guys talking about the recent IAFP meeting, as well as the usual assorted miscellanea. Ben wants to talk about when to discard cutting boards, what to do about a broken wrist watch, and a food worker with MRSA. From their the guys…
187: Must Split and Toast
Jul 30, 2019 • 130 min
Don and Ben do their annual live from IAFP show. This year, from the dungeons of the Kentucky International Convention Center, the guys are joined by listeners coming from as far at New Zealand. The show starts with a discussion of IAFP meeting…
186: This is a free snake!
Jul 4, 2019 • 128 min
The show opens with Don’s asking Ben to buy him some gift cards. Ben is also having a holiday party six, and the guys spend a little bit of time talking about the media there watching before the talk turns to food safety. Listener feedback leads to a…
185: Hot Diapers
Jun 19, 2019 • 102 min
Don and Ben are joined by friend, listener and co-host of Do By Friday, Max Temkin. The show starts when Don surprises Ben with our special guest. Max brings the guys a bunch of great food safety questions about tomato paste and the nuances of expiration…
184: Pull Your Pork Properly
Jun 5, 2019 • 116 min
The show opens with some brief news about the recent Apple keynote. From there the discussion turns to books about food safety and Don’s recent travels. Then the guys jumped right into listener feedback talking about fictional petfood safety, fake food,…
183: Raw Raw Raw Almonds
May 29, 2019 • 125 min
Don and Ben are joined by longtime friend and colleague, podcast downloader (and sometimes listener) Linda Harris. The three nerds talk about other podcasts, Kardashian indices, Erdos numbers, berries, and the long and progressive food safety story of raw…
182: Is It Their Last Tuna?
May 9, 2019 • 142 min
This week’s episode features surprise special guest Dr. Larry Goodridge from the University of Guelph. After a brief discussion of Dr. Goodridge is outstanding sartorial style, the guys get right into it with a discussion of a Dr. Oz video, with the…
181: Hot Pants!
Apr 30, 2019 • 152 min
In this super long episode (sort of a double album) Ben and Don talk about their recent travels, PowerPoint as a performance and river cruising. The conversation takes a food safety turn into raw milk goat cheese, bull pizzles and veggie washes. They talk…
180: That’s the Question *I’m* Asking!
Apr 9, 2019 • 132 min
The show opens with nonfood safety talk, including Skype, hockey, and Philmont Scout Ranch before dipping into food safety and a discussion of Purell VF 481 (they are not a sponsor). Ben asks Don about fresh produce food safety, and they talk about…
179: My Oven is 1200 W
Apr 1, 2019 • 76 min
Don and Ben record a special podcast as part of an American Frozen Food Institute webinar series. The guys walk through the AFFI Food Safety Zone website, talk about their food safety experiences with frozen foods and do some listener feedback on…
178: Search for the Word “Vomit”
Mar 21, 2019
The guys want to let everyone know up front that they will be recording a special frozen food themed episode next week with the sponsorship of the American Frozen Food Institute. The audio recording of the show will appear in the regular podcast feed, but…
177: Toilet as a Research Device
Mar 7, 2019 • 98 min
In this episode, the guys jump right into a discussion on why Ben is late and how bourbon, lead and the Indy 500 might all be connected (and have a food safety thread). The discussion goes to feedback on citrus slices; using AI for diets and journalism;…
176: Bug Book
Feb 21, 2019 • 117 min
The show opens with a discussion about privacy, whether you should cover the microphone on your computer, or how you can scare your kids using Alexa. The guys talked briefly about what they’re watching, Ben’s trip to Athens Georgia, and celebrity feet.…
175: Dodransbicentennial
Feb 14, 2019 • 116 min
Don and Ben talk about UK author Nick Hornby (not to be confused with the non-Canadian Bruce Hornsby). Before they get into food safety stuff the discussion goes to the origins of hip-hop, the Beastie Boys book and Ben Folds. Don’s ongoing bit of talking…
174: No Borscht Collusion
Jan 30, 2019 • 116 min
The show starts with a discussion of Ben’s vocals fry, which leads to an interesting digression regarding fried fish. Ben follows up with a discussion about emptying his inbox and what sparks joy. This leads to a semi-deep dive on productivity before a…
173: Paper Towel Tongues
Jan 14, 2019 • 114 min
Ben and Don chat about student mentoring philosophies and the stuff they are watching/reading and then run through some listener questions. Topics include hot-holding, toilet plumes and good samaritan laws and where they cross-over with food safety. The…
172: Math is Hard
Dec 28, 2018 • 129 min
Part two of the holiday extravaganza was recorded the day after Christmas. The show opens with Ben providing an update on his NC State Kitchen installation while Don imagine’s 1980’s music videos. The rest of the show covers the listener feedback left…
171: 350 Million Caesars
Dec 25, 2018 • 91 min
It’s a Christmas miracle as Don and Ben finally align schedules after snow kept Ben from his microphone and Don’s travel. After a little bit of banter on construction noises, and Canadian cocktails, the guys talk about egg nog and the effects of alcohol…
170: Pants Pants Pants!
Nov 26, 2018 • 142 min
Cyber Monday, broken teeth, romaine, romaine, romaine, and listener feedback,
169: Panel of Plonkers
Nov 15, 2018 • 108 min
The episode starts with a quick discussion of books the guys are planning on reading this week, and a book that arrived mysteriously at the offices of many other food safety folks (including Don and Ben). The food safety discussion goes to a story of a…
168: Washed Up in Big Soap
Nov 2, 2018
The show opens with a brief tutorial on Wi-Fi signals and how to block them. The show quickly turns to hockey, Don’s recent appearance on another podcast, before getting in to food safety quickly with a report from Deep Albany, and effective ways to…
167: Will There Be Ninjas?
Oct 26, 2018 • 109 min
Don and Ben are back in their respective normal podcasting chairs and talk about the Episode 166 recording in Geneseo, Canadian Thanksgiving, cooking beef and getting together with other food safety nerds. They talk a bunch about risk management decisions…
166: Surprising lack of cannibalism questions
Oct 15, 2018 • 80 min
Don and Ben traveled to SUNY Geneseo for a live version of the podcast sponsored by the Center for Integrative Learning, and hosted by the amazing Beth McCoy. The episode title comes from an unrecorded after dark which may or may not have taken place in a…
165: Vladimir Poutine
Oct 3, 2018 • 101 min
Don and Ben talk a little bit about their op-sec, stuff their watching (including Star Trek) and Ben’s trip to Québec City. In the ongoing history of Canadian cuisine segment they visit the fantastic Quebecois dish, poutine. They talk Walkerton, the World…
164: 99 Problems, but Power Ain’t One
Sep 17, 2018 • 111 min
The show opens with a deep dive on Ben’s adventures before during and after hurricane Florence. From there the guys proceed through listener feedback talking about cured meats, dried food debris, microbiological quality of money, revisiting Ben’s recent…
163: Grown on Chia Pets
Sep 7, 2018 • 111 min
The episode starts with the ongoing history of Canadian cuisine, landing on peameal bacon and how it came to be an Ontario delicacy. The guys go on to talk creamers dropping in hot coffee and contamination potential. The guys put out a request to…
162: FST Bolo Ties
Aug 20, 2018 • 117 min
The show opens with a bit of discussion about other podcasts, but quickly moves to the main subject at hand, a study published on the increased isopropanol tolerance of certain bacteria found in hospitals. The guys weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses…
161: Two shows for the price of one
Aug 8, 2018 • 130 min
The episode starts with a discussion on food safety media coverage, Chipotle and fish-related worms (anisakiasis and cod worms). Don and Ben then talk New Jersey, Thor, British scandals and get into a lengthy segment on how cockroaches, flies and other…
160: The Bounds of Credulity
Jul 23, 2018
The guys open the show by calling each other at the same exact time, and after some podcast and productivity life hack talk, the conversation turns to recycled news, Betteridge headlines, and foodborne disease trends. Don then asks Ben for advice on…
159: Hot Tongs
Jul 11, 2018 • 88 min
Don and Ben get together in a room in Salt Lake City with a few listeners and talk about their week at IAFP, online shopping, selling soup on Facebook, roundtables and Gary Acuff’s Ivan Parkin lecture. The guy’s discussion goes to a few items of listener…
158: Sullied in This Way
Jul 5, 2018
This episode is full of rapid fire listener feedback and questions. Topics include school “share tables”, shelf life of homemade nut milks, product tampering, the need to wash oranges, the safety of re-usable salt blocks for serving foods, double dipping…
157: 1000 Jars of Jam (Live from MSU)
Jun 28, 2018 • 57 min
Ben and Don travel to Michigan State University to record a live show at the Global Food Law Current Issues Conference. They talk about how the podcast started and then go into Salmonella in cereals, impacts of an outbreak and the public health burdens of…
156: Rank the Kato’s
Jun 16, 2018
The show opens with a discussion of the new videogame Fortnight that Ben’s kids are obsessed with. The guys briefly comment on a recent Do By Friday episode before talking about their recent travels. Since Ben was recently in Washington, he can’t avoid…
155: Diamond Dave
Jun 4, 2018 • 109 min
This one has everything: Skype problems, Star Trek, grinding, modeling, windshields and radishes. Oh and food safety stuff.
154: Poop Finger Quote
May 24, 2018 • 88 min
Today’s show opens with some quick hockey talk and then moves to a discussion of podcasting (and teleconferencing) gear. A brief segue into pop-culture is followed by a deep dive into how to develop science-based advise to consumers. The safety of…
153: While They Are Poopin’
May 9, 2018 • 125 min
Don and Ben talk about human pathogens in produce and trying to define baseline for prevalence (which is complicated, and it depends). The conversation then goes to a discussion on Don’s appearance on Do By Friday and where podcasts fit into extension and…
152: One Hangup, One Hug
Apr 30, 2018 • 39 min
This is a special mini episode, recorded to provide an update regarding the E. col O157:H7 outbreak in romaine lettuce. Don and Ben chat with returning guest Michelle Danyluk and first-time guest Travis Chapin, both from the University of Florida. This is…
151: Washing My Own Head
Apr 30, 2018 • 98 min
Ben and Don start the episode with some listener feedback and talking about Salmonella in eggs. The conversation goes to salt and sugar curing, farmers markets and illnesses (with a special guest mishap). The show ends on a discussion of E. coli O157 in…
150: Rambunctious Ramble in the Jungle
Apr 15, 2018 • 110 min
The show opens with Ben recounting of his thoughts on Temple Grandin’s talk in North Carolina, and the Humboldt Broncos tragedy. Don mentions his shout out on Do By Friday. Ben starts off by the nominal food safety talk regarding sock microwaving and the…
149: Free-range, Grass-fed Raised Unicorns
Apr 3, 2018 • 97 min
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo - Wikipedia Tales of the Riverbank - Wikipedia Amazon.com: Porlex Mini Stainless Steel Coffee Grinder: Kitchen & Dining White’s Plumbing, LLC Palmetto 2018 Results Palmetto 2018 Results pdf SafeGuard Ready-To-Eat Flour - Global…
148: Why not suck instead of blow?
Mar 15, 2018 • 94 min
Loads of listener feedback, South African and Australian Listeriosis outbreaks linked to deli meat and rockmelon, and food waste
147: Only Robots In The Kitchen
Mar 5, 2018 • 100 min
Don and Ben start the episode talking about some notable weather, seeing each other in Atlanta, and food safety stories from the recently retired ranks. The conversation moves to listener feedback about contaminated supplements and spices, Japanese…
146: Vegas Baby!
Feb 21, 2018 • 106 min
Hand dryers, danger zones, Play-doh and pet food safety
145: Cold Pizza for Breakfast
Feb 12, 2018 • 102 min
Don and Ben start this episode chatting about MacBook Pros (the computers, not the users) and closed Facebook groups with canning advice. Discussion went to a LifeHacker question of the day related to eating leftover pizza that wasn’t refrigerated. The…
144: They Look and Taste Like Green Turds
Jan 25, 2018 • 119 min
The guys jumped right into the food safety talk this week with a discussion of the Jimmy John’s sprout outbreak. From there the conversation turns to a whole lot of listener questions and feedback: Instant Pot, more on edible gold and silver, the safety…
143: I Don’t Want Dead Water
Jan 10, 2018 • 102 min
Bomb Cyclone Blizzard: Uber-Like Snow Shovel Apps are Here to Help Raleigh breaks record for most consecutive hours of freezing temps Shinny - Wikipedia Lindsay Christians (@LindsayC608) | Twitter Edible vs. Non-Toxic: The Great Glitter Debate Daily…
142: Silver Balls
Dec 22, 2017 • 107 min
The episode opens, as it often does with a discussion of popular culture and hockey. Listener feedback covers suggestions for rapid response training for outbreak investigations. The food safety talk focuses on Listeria and apples, as well as the ongoing…
141: Dot Zaaa
Dec 9, 2017 • 88 min
Don and Ben talk about a self-inflicted hockey injury that Ben is dealing with that is causing him to lean differently. They also talk emails; raw milk and Listeria (and pasteurized milk and Listeria); biases and scientists looking at the same data and…
140: Dr. Linda is a Friend of Mine
Nov 27, 2017 • 110 min
In this episode Don and Ben are joined by Gordon Hayburn from Trophy Foods. Gordon talks about his experiences in food safety, focusing on his time in the food industry, and his expertise on audits.
139: Rile Up The Base
Nov 16, 2017 • 88 min
When Ben is suddenly called to Washington DC, Don reaches out to friend of the pod… cast, (and past guest) Michelle Danyluk to fill in. Michelle talks about the places she has lived in Canada, and her other advisors (besides Don) before moving into more…
138: Ominous noises
Oct 31, 2017 • 111 min
This special pre-halloween episode features ominous noises, (and we are not talking about the pinging noise from Don’s email in the background). The show opens with discussion of the sights and smells of fresh compost around Ben’s office. After a brief…
137: Grandma makes the best pickles
Oct 23, 2017 • 102 min
Temporary Thing “aging like the finest wines and cheeses” Canada mourns Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie - BBC News The Tragically Hip in Bobcaygeon - a film by Andy Keen 2017 N.C. State Fair - Nothing Could Be Finer! Social proof - Wikipedia Tatiana…
136: Unknown Puppy Exposure
Oct 8, 2017 • 115 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home: * [Sonny Perdue](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Perdue) * [CRISPR](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CRISPR) * [Dr. Richard Linton](https://norocore.ncsu.edu/about/our-team/dr-richard-linton/) * [USDA, Risk…
135: This is a podcast
Oct 3, 2017 • 75 min
134: Restaurants always have Pi
Sep 15, 2017 • 114 min
The show opens with a discussion of Ben’s busy hockey schedule, chess and other games you can play on your iPhone. After the usual discussion of popular culture and television, the guys discuss the dangers of buying your degree online, famous people Ben…
133: You had me at Murder She Wrote
Aug 28, 2017 • 124 min
Don and Ben talk Hurricane Harvey and food safety during power outages, British TV, podcast prepping, some food safety in the mainstream media American Greed. The guys then talked about the science behind ice cream, frozen yogurt went went to cutting…
132: Big Pot of Sponge Money
Aug 10, 2017 • 127 min
The show starts with a discussion about importance of being on time and time management, and then quickly moves to a discussion of recent and future podcast appearances by Don and Ben. They quickly dive into actual food safety, starting with the…
131: Downward facing chicken
Jul 28, 2017 • 92 min
In this first post-IAFP recording, Don and Ben talk freeze talk freeze-tolerant trichina, Blue Apron arrival temperatures, the Fonz and the challenge of a food bank recall. Chipotle (and the company’s employee paid sick leave policy) make an appearance.
130: This Outbreak is Brought to You by the Letter T
Jul 14, 2017 • 76 min
In this special episode recorded live at IAFP 2017, Don and Ben chat with returning guest Dr. Freeze, and new guest “Pops”. They cover some of their favorite moments of the conference as well as listener feedback on meal delivery services, vacuum…
129: Unusual Sized Dumper
Jul 6, 2017 • 104 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home: Generation X - Wikipedia Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture - Wikipedia Chef & the Farmer — VivianHoward.com Food Safety Talk 79: You’re Into Botulism Country (with Merlin Mann) — Food Safety Talk…
128: It’s the Esters, John
Jun 21, 2017 • 128 min
The show begins with a discussion of Ben’s recent travels. From there the discussion moves on to obligatory talk about beverages, Canadian and Philadelphia accents, Apple, and other podcasts. The food safety talk begins in earnest with the discussion…
127: A five-second lather
Jun 10, 2017 • 85 min
Don and Ben get down and dirty with shower habits, trips to Idaho and calendar best practices. They go in-depth on the science of handwashing, including temperatures and lathering styles including a creepy mechanical pigskin hand simulator. The show ends…
126: Deep inside the sauce
May 28, 2017 • 97 min
After a short recap regarding Ben’s travels, and fermented food safety, the guys do a deep dive into the nacho cheese sauce linked botulism outbreak, resurfacing eventually to talk about leftovers and pop culture. * [Caddyshack - Gunga Galunga -…
125: Slapping it on a bun
May 7, 2017 • 115 min
Don and Ben talked big concerts, Flaming Lips (the band, not the anatomy) obscure Canadian bands covering Neil Young and then got into some food safety stuff like the particulars of deer antler tea, with some deer penis sprinkled in. The discussion went…
124: Talking about Mike Scorpion
Apr 20, 2017 • 101 min
This episode starts with a chat about the need for butter refrigeration, bats and scorpions in leafy greens (oh my). The guys briefly celebrate Ben’s birthday before talking about risk attribution, and yet another hot take on the 5 second rule, eating…
123: My mom was pissed
Apr 4, 2017 • 107 min
In this episode, Don and Ben talk about life hacks and things that might not be life hacks; Gwyneth Paltrow, cookbooks and Ben’s recent media experiences (and the perils of emailing while sitting on the toilet). Also in this episode the guys breakdown…
122: Isn’t that Ampersand?
Mar 24, 2017 • 117 min
This episode opens with an interesting discovery about the messages app then quickly veers into popular culture, and almost as quickly back to food safety. Food safety talk on rice and Bacillus cereus is followed by a discussion of the Salmonella in…
121: Seesaws and slides
Mar 11, 2017 • 120 min
Don and Ben talk I.M. Healthy’s soy nut butter-linked E. coli outbreak; social responsibility and food safety; and produce washing. The guys also discuss the particulars of goalie screening and Salmonella sticking around in the environment for months.…
120: It’s “Sody Pops”
Feb 27, 2017 • 109 min
* [Makebelieve Help, Old Butchers, and Figuring Out Who You Are (For Now)](http://www.43folders.com/2009/10/22/who-you-are) * [Dishwasher Detergent Soak Cleans Dishes…
119: It’s Purple, I Visited It
Feb 7, 2017 • 101 min
• Super Bowl LI • Hunt for the Wilderpeople • The Castle • Love It or List It • Portlandia (season 7) • Sean Spicer Press Conference (Melissa McCarthy) • Pod Save the World • Woman, prosecuted for ceviche sales on Facebook, settles with DA | Ars Technica…
118: Hand Size Matters
Jan 24, 2017 • 101 min
This episode has you covered from the top of your head to the tips of your lucky socks. Ben and Don dig into some 1980’s culture and shoot forward into the food on the future, and then back again. It’s a food (and pet) safety grab bag covering pineapple…
117: Clean Out The Air
Jan 14, 2017 • 100 min
116: Amusing My Bouche
Jan 4, 2017 • 104 min
* [Labatts](http://www.labattus.com/) * [Philips goLITE](http://www.usa.philips.com/c-p/HF3332_60/golite-blu-energy-light) * [North Carolina is no longer a…
115: Features Chico Marx
Dec 19, 2016 • 115 min
It’s the super happy holiday version of Food Safety Talk. Don and Ben chat about Christmas movies, gambling as children and other holiday traditions. Making appearances in the guys’ discussion Twitter and posting great questions of regulators about poor…
114: Food of the Future!
Dec 8, 2016 • 100 min
The recording starts as Ben answers the call in video mode, but things soon get back on track. * [Ingrid Michaelson](http://www.ingridmichaelson.com/) * [Koan - Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C5%8Dan) * [Baratza…
113: A Tale of Two Outbreaks
Nov 28, 2016 • 114 min
What’s the deal, Banana Peel? - idioms colloquialism catchphrase Fahrenheit 451 Tracey Ullman’s Show Donald Trump Prepares Cold Open - SNL - YouTube Dave Chappelle Stand-Up Monologue - SNL - YouTube WRAL changes language policy for SNL :: WRAL.com Harry…
112: Magical little poop nugget
Nov 17, 2016 • 95 min
This birthday themed episode features wide-ranging topics, many based on listener feedback. We briefly touch on election results, and then move (almost) right into food safety. Thanks to everyone for listening and for your feedback. * [Mac -…
111: The Meat Spot
Oct 26, 2016 • 107 min
Food Safety Talk 110: Drumsticks and Cornettos — Food Safety Talk Elementary no regerts - Google Search The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou - Wikipedia life aquatic tattoo - Google Search Dr Andrew R. Binder - NC State Mr. Robot The New Dirk Gently Show Is…
110: Drumsticks and Cornettos
Oct 13, 2016 • 95 min
This week’s episode has some audio quality issues towards the end. Listen to find out why. As usual, here are show notes so you can follow along at home. * [Beats by Dre](http://www.beatsbydre.com/headphones/beats-studio-wireless.html) *…
109: Pooped on an airplane
Oct 5, 2016 • 106 min
Takin’ Care of Business Food Safety Talk 108: Hyperbole and fire ants Portlandia Season 6 Louis CK on airplane wifi Back to Work Longer Contact Times Increase Cross-Contamination of Enterobacter aerogenes from Surfaces to Food; Is the five-second rule…
108: Hyperbole and Fire Ants
Sep 20, 2016 • 100 min
Ben and Don are joined on this episode by special guest John “if I was a rock **star** you would have heard of me” Roderick. John does not like potatoes, but he does ask lots of great questions. * [Water activity - Wikipedia, the free…
107: Univalve Mallets
Aug 24, 2016 • 75 min
Show note links to follow along at home: * [Publix Super Markets](http://www.publix.com/) * [Lee-Ann Jaykus](https://fbns.ncsu.edu/faculty-directory/lee-ann-jaykus/) * [Michael Roberson](https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-roberson-97a58a15) * [Wal-Mart’s…
106: Mouth spit
Aug 16, 2016 • 98 min
Veronica Bryant (@NoroNerd) Foley (filmmaking) Food Safety Talk 23: Hello? Hello? Stalkers? Or closing the barn door after stepping on the cat mango st louis Compass Rose Minnesota Food Safety Brian Sauders Sugarfire Smokehouse BBQ The Crack Fox Blister…
105: I’m Level 8, John
Jul 27, 2016 • 108 min
Quorn Lynn McEntire, Porcelain Doll Artist Dr Lynn McIntyre | Harper Adams University Canadian Tire Sandy McTire Canadian Tire And so it begins … The Talk Show Ep. 161, With John Moltz Sling Blade (1996) Sling TV A Microbiological Comparison of Poultry…
104: Shorter Stacks!
Jul 8, 2016 • 103 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home: * [Fox News host Bret Baier grills the Dalai Lama: “Have you ever seen the movie…
103: Like Wolverine
Jul 3, 2016 • 113 min
Wolverine (character) Infrared thermometer Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute Canada Day The Newlywed Game Neil Young: Helpless Omemee, Ontario Shakey: Neil Young’s Biography: Jimmy McDonough Roderick on the Line - Merlin Mann Revisionist…
102: Flour Power
Jun 3, 2016 • 112 min
Links for topics discussed on this episode: * [Jeffrey LeJeune](https://vet.osu.edu/about-us/people/jeffrey-lejeune) * [NC State University](https://www.ncsu.edu/) * [WWDC - Apple Developer Conference](https://developer.apple.com/wwdc/) * [No 5K…
101: The Dalmatian episode
May 10, 2016 • 124 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 153, With Ben Thompson The Aerobie® AeroPress® Coffee Maker Amazon.com: Porlex Mini Stainless Steel Coffee Grinder: Manual Coffee Grinders: Kitchen & Dining Beeturia The bowel movement beet…
100: No buns in the bathroom
Apr 29, 2016
In keeping with our current practive, here is a bulleted list of link to the topics we mentioned on the show: Cyndi Lauper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Caddyshack (1980) - IMDb Gunga Galunga clip on YouTube Veronica Bryant (@NoroNerd) on Twitter…
99: Are you familiar with the Haugh Unit?
Apr 13, 2016 • 100 min
Tassimo AeroPress Wee-Bey Brice Silentó - Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) John J. Guzewich Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby Basset Hound Starbucks Tumblers, Travel Mugs Haugh unit Howell Living History Farm Jasper Guy Woodroof (1900-1998) BRC Food Safety…
98: Klouty with a chance of meatballs
Apr 11, 2016 • 101 min
This week Don and Ben open with the usual popular culture talk and then move into a discussion of Norovirus laden couches, Chipotle (again), and the safety of petting zoos. From there the discussion moves to lady balls, duck sliders, balls to the wall,…
97: One Maritime province at a time
Mar 31, 2016 • 112 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home: Curling For Dummies Cheat Sheet - For Dummies Baltimore woman injured by exploding toilet files lawsuit | Fox News Fecal bacteriotherapy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia How to Eat Avocado Seeds for Nutrition…
96: Boom goes the dynamite
Mar 29, 2016 • 106 min
The guys are on a roll. They are very happy that they are releasing new episodes consistently. The show opens with a discussion of topics like Boom, Boom Goes the Dynamite, Dyn-o-mite, Beastie Boys, William Shatner, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, The Avett…
95: What’s the right number of logs?
Mar 16, 2016 • 102 min
West Coast hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Unboxing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia MattyB - Right Now I’m Missing You (ft. Brooke Adee) - YouTube Food Safety Talk 85: I’m the jerky police What to do in 2015: Your statistics diary -…
94: Bagpiping hot
Mar 13, 2016 • 101 min
Hot tamales, runny eggs, crunchy frog, and Listeria in bagged salads
93: Does your dog poop outside?
Mar 6, 2016 • 109 min
Show notes so you can follow along at home: International Association for Food Protection Reconcilable Differences #16: Ancient Bird - Relay FM Tom Jones (@mmbagelz) | Twitter Conference for Food Protection Chipotle may be safer than ever. Seriously!…
92: So we can’t use that rice?
Mar 4, 2016 • 105 min
Toilet iPhones, Chipotle terrorists, and Beuchat science
91: Chipotle: The musical
Mar 3, 2016 • 87 min
Prisencolinensinainciusol (with lyrics) - YouTube Watch Nespresso From Saturday Night Live - NBC.com Glengarry Glen Christmas | Saturday Night Live - Yahoo Screen Episodes - Here’s The Thing Prisencolinensinainciusol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia…
90: What if it’s a service dragon?
Feb 25, 2016 • 76 min
The guys begin the show by recommending two albums by Willie Nelson: Yesterday’s Wine and Half Nelson. The conversation moves quickly to the E. coli O157: H7 outbreak related to the chicken salad distributed by Costco. The celery and onion mix, provided…
89: On a scale from 1 to 11
Feb 24, 2016 • 69 min
Show notes and links so you can follow along at home: Master of None (TV Series 2015– ) -IMDb Inside Out (2015) on iTunes Dawn French - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Doc Martin (TV Series 2004– ) - IMDb Official Dr Martens Store - US THE CRANBERRIES…
88: Canadian Halloween
Feb 18, 2016 • 105 min
The podcast begins with Ben complaining about the clutter in his office, and Don about his downgraded airline membership status (unlike Ben who became a gold member in Delta airline after his trip to Dubai for the International Food Safety Conference).…
87: A blue ribbon and $10 competition
Feb 15, 2016 • 98 min
Don and Ben talk productivity, home food preservation, risk analysis, inspection scores and New England.
86: Low viscosity vomit
Jan 19, 2016 • 110 min
In an effort to get caught up and get some shows out, we have elected to post today show notes in a more old school style. * [Tripe](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tripe) * [Andouille](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andouille) * [Skype Outage: An Update,…
85: I’m the jerky police
Dec 18, 2015
Ben and Don host a special guest, Dan Benjamin, podcasting pioneer and founder of 5by5, the inspiration for Food Safety Talk. After sharing what they were eating (because that makes for a good podcast) and Ben and Don tell the Food Safety Talk origin…
84: All the Great Journals
Dec 6, 2015 • 108 min
The podcast starts (as it often does) with a discussion of music, and today it’s jazz and rap. From there it moves to podcasts, then back to music, specifically the Violent Femmes concert Ben attended with his family. The transition to Food Science talk…
83: Many peoples’ thermometers
Dec 3, 2015 • 81 min
Food Safety Talk, a bi-weekly podcast for food safety nerds, by food safety nerds. The podcast is hosted by Ben Chapman and barfblog contributor Don Schaffner, Extension Specialist in Food Science and Professor at Rutgers University. Every two weeks or…
82: Late Breaking Golf
Oct 12, 2015 • 99 min
Ben and Don start the show by talking about the movie The Parent Trap. Don recommends the original version with Haley Mills instead of the remake with Lindsey Lohan. Ben shares that he often enjoys Amazon.com humorous reviews, like those found here. Ben…
81: Food safety matters every week
Oct 7, 2015 • 76 min
After a brief discussion about Quadrophenia, the guys thankfully decide to not sing this episode. Ben mentions that the last video store in the Raleigh area is closing. This led to some discussion about the job security of academic careers where Don…
80: Literally the hummus I’m eating
Sep 19, 2015
The show opens with a discussion of Don’s mic stand and quickly segues into “Linda’s Famous Cigar Story”, and Ben’s annual pollen throat. After a discussion of their various ailments, Don wishes Ben an almost 37th birthday. Ben is currently expecting a…
79: You’re Into Botulism Country (with Merlin Mann)
Aug 6, 2015 • 76 min
Merlin Mann joins Don and Ben for a discussion on food safety and cooking using science at home. The episode starts off with a discussion on sous vide and time/temperature combinations for pathogen reduction. The discussion goes to Harold McGee’s On Food…
78: Brogues are low risk
Jul 7, 2015 • 96 min
The show opens with the guys reminiscing about their visit to Southern California and the Hopscotch Tavern where they witnessed a Fark worthy car chase on TV. Ben shared his love of Top 40 music , and his worries about exposing his kids to inappropriate…
77: Sous vide is French for under vacuum
Jun 18, 2015 • 89 min
Ben and Don start by catching up about technology. Ben is quite excited about Google fiber coming to Raleigh, NC, Don, already subscribed to Verizon fios says that the fiber is great. Ben then leads a discussion about his new obsession, the Wake Forest…
76: Get ‘em really hot
May 14, 2015 • 100 min
This episode starts with a discussion of Ben’s taste in music, and they quickly move onto talking documentaries. Ben recently watched Jodorowsky’s Dune, on Don’s recommendation. This documentary has some ‘artful nudity’ that leads to a discussion of…
75: 76 Trombones
Apr 29, 2015 • 101 min
At the start of this episode Don is very annoyed because he bought a microphone stand, carried it to various continents without using it, and now he cannot find it. In its absence he has resorted to using a hat. The podcast opens with discussion about…
74: Lait de Poo
Apr 3, 2015
Don and Ben start the show by talking about the drastic weather in Raleigh, NC and Freehold, NJ. They quickly changed topics to beverage preferences, including Starbucks and eggnog. Ben notes he is not a fan of eggnog although his grandparents used to…
73: I Wish They’d Wash Their Hands More
Mar 2, 2015 • 93 min
This show starts with Don and Ben talking about the number-six item on their list of things to discuss for the episode: Yosemite and how beautiful it is; Ben rates it at three thermometers, a rating system they invented. Ben’s favorite thermometer is the…
72: It’s a cup that you fill full of poutine w/ Manan Sharma
Feb 10, 2015 • 92 min
In this episode Manan Sharma from USDA ARS fills in for Don who is away in Brazil. Manan grew up in Alabama and studied Microbiology as an undergraduate at the University of Florida. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of…
71: Bungee Jumping vs. Skydiving
Jan 29, 2015
The fellows start the podcast by catching up on their travels, and Don talks about Brazil and Ben about Canada. Don also talked about his new podcast workflow using an app that converts webpages to PDF files and sends it directly to Dropbox. Surprisingly,…
70: A Quick Overnight Servicing
Nov 13, 2014
The episode begins with Ben and Don talking about the fall weather and Ben’s podcasting from home (possibly sans pants). The discussion turns to travel and its potential impact on Don’s jury duty. Ben has never served on a jury, but has seen many movies…
69: Laura Nelson and Jay Neal
Oct 21, 2014 • 91 min
The guys start the podcast by discussing old movies that Ben has never seen, like Play Misty for Me and the Good the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Talk turned to chimps, Bonzo and Bubbles (not this Bubbles). They then talked about some more recent TV shows…
68: We Found It In Wild Pig Feces
Oct 9, 2014 • 105 min
Don bravely did this podcast without a microphone boom. Ben feels good despite his messy office. Ben mentions that he is currently obsessed with the Rolling Stones and likes the Shine a Light Film, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, (the song not so much the Whoopi…
67: John Bassett
Sep 29, 2014 • 91 min
In this episode Don talks with John Bassett. The scene opens with a vivid description of a picturesque English village with pigeons pooping on the eaves and birds chirping in the background. John starts by telling the listeners a bit about his background.…
66: The IAFP special with Dr. Freeze
Sep 22, 2014 • 80 min
Ben and Don were on location in Indianapolis at the International Association for Food Protection annual meeting and the show kicks off with Don’s discussion of his script and playbook for the IAFP meeting. Don ate dinner at a place (Harry and Izzy’s)…
65: All My Ports are Engaged
Sep 12, 2014 • 105 min
In this episode, Ben is absent, but Don is not alone. Mike Batz, Assistant Director of Food Safety Programs, Emerging Pathogen Institute at the University of Florida, is a guest in the show. He appeared not once, but twice on the podcast before. Don and…
64: The One With Doug
Aug 28, 2014 • 84 min
In a special episode recorded back before Ben went on summer hiatus, the guys invite Doug Powell on for a chat. According to Wikipedia (which is never wrong), Dr. Douglas Powell was raised in Brantford, Ontario (that’s in Canada). Doug describes himself…
63: The Great One
Jul 14, 2014 • 89 min
Don and Ben revert back to their old Skype issues with the perceived blame being on Ben, but it was actually Don. Don announced that there will be help for people like Ben who aren’t so good at time and attention at IAFP 2014 the infamous Merlin Mann will…
62: Uncomfortably Numb
Jun 15, 2014 • 87 min
The show opens with Don talking about his visit to the dentist right before the podcast. The conversation turns to Don’s dentist and his job satisfaction, and on to other important jobs, like airline pilots. Ben then talks about his talk in Nashville…
61: I Needed a Semenko
Jun 1, 2014 • 110 min
The show opened with a long discussion of various philosophical issues relating to careers in Academia, followed by a brief diversion into gutter cleaning drones, comiXology, and the new TV show Silicon Valley. Ben shared he has been listening to Gord…
60: Pour maple syrup on it
May 15, 2014 • 106 min
This one has everything: Vinegar, fannies, gannies, tomatoes and maple syrup
59: You’re thinking of Goldmember
May 4, 2014 • 119 min
58: Where’s my wallet?
Apr 2, 2014 • 122 min
The guys talk to food safety lawyer Bill Marler about outbreaks, litigation and how food safety has changed in the past 20 years
57: My Own Tea Mule
Mar 16, 2014 • 114 min
The guys started the show by sharing some family traditions including watching Jeopardy and drinking Rooibos tea. They then discussed some raw milk questions posed by raw milk producer. Don suggested that there was specific scientific evidence to answer…
56: Damned hard to make safe food
Feb 16, 2014 • 88 min
The guys started the show following up on the previous episode, the write up on David Gumpert’s website and the comments on the Internet. Theresa Lam also reached out wanting to know more about the risks associated with bootleg versus regulated raw milk.…
55: Damn Ignorant PhDs
Feb 9, 2014 • 100 min
The guys started the show with a teaser about a guest later in the show and reminisced about past guests Mike Batz, Chris Gunter, Michelle Danyluk and the infamous Andreas Kiermeier. The guys then followed up on cashew cheese (FST 53) and how to reach…
54: Rubber Dingus
Jan 25, 2014 • 115 min
The show started with Don sharing his recent [Systematic](http://5by5.tv/systematic/76) experience. Ben then wanted some help with a prevalence calculation, as prompted by his undergraduate lecturer [Ronald…
53: Raw Milk Hamsterdam
Jan 13, 2014 • 120 min
The guys battled Skype and CallRecorder, got bedazzled by The Smashing Pumpkins, got a twitter buzz from Beyonce’s album, and got lathered up with FDA’s focus on antibacterial soaps. They then shared some additional information they received from Cheryl…
52: A Keene epidemiologist
Dec 20, 2013 • 99 min
The guys started the show dreaming about a Red Mac Pro. They then turned to the passing of Bill Keene. Bill has been mentioned in various FST episodes and was a well respected epidemiologist as seen in the articles by the Oregonian and Doug Powell. The…
51: Pee on the radiator
Dec 4, 2013 • 124 min
Don and Ben talk Foster Farms, roadkill food safety and urination (again)
50: Fifty pink flamingos
Nov 18, 2013 • 128 min
The guys started the show with a Flamingo flash back, Don’s iTunes Radio “Grateful Dead” channel experiment (sans Katy Perry and Kanye West), New Girl with Zooey Deschanel, She & Him, Steve Earle, The Walking Dead, the Pulling the String podcast, and The…
49: Less Risky Bathroom Event
Oct 13, 2013 • 96 min
The show started with Don and Ben sharing their love for iOS7 and iTunes Radio. Ben’s still on his Beach Boys trip, having recently watched Beautiful Dreamer. The discussion then quickly turned to food safety follow up. Ben wasn’t happy with his Food…
48: Ninja moves to rock and roll
Sep 26, 2013 • 117 min
The guys started the show with some general chit chat about The Beer Store and [The Nail Shop](http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-nail-shop-omaha), the [Beach Boys](http://www.thebeachboys.com/), including “[Pet Sounds](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet_Sounds)”,…
47: But that’s not science
Sep 4, 2013 • 102 min
The guys started by talking about their office and home podcasting set-ups; how Don inspired his son Zac, podcast sponsorship (thanks Dr. Indian Clarified Butter); the Food Science short course at Rutgers; MC-ing; Ben’s wedding; and, customer service at…
46: The mother of all messy epidemiology
Aug 23, 2013 • 117 min
During their podcasting foreplay don and Ben discussed their breakfast choices, their love for guacamole (despite the risks associated with cilantro), and the challenge of separating work from private life. The guys then got onto the recent IAFP annual…
45: My chicken is dry
Aug 5, 2013 • 108 min
Ben had difficulty talking while eating, which didn’t matter too much while the guys discussed the weather. A link from fan Erin (see also barfblog coverage), on the emerging food-safety-expose genre got Don and Ben warmed up for the show. To follow up…
44: Stool Sampling Tools
Jul 22, 2013 • 118 min
The show started with Mr. Roboto, Brazilian Cheese Bread, the upcoming IAFP’s annual meeting in Charlotte, and StoryCorps (not to be confused with Adventure Time). At the IAFP meeting Ben will be stuffing bags at the Food Lion and Don will try to control…
43: I’m Sorry I Smeared Poo
Jul 2, 2013 • 85 min
Don is now a VIP in Brazil, at least as measured by Internet speed, while Ben was trying to get some grad students onto the interwebs. The guys then talked a bit about pop culture and follow up, including how John Oliver is stepping into ‘The Daily Show’,…
42: The Powerful Barbecue Lobby
Jun 26, 2013 • 103 min
Don rang in from São Paulo, Brazil, where he is spending some time thanks to a project funded by Scientists without Borders and managed by the Godfather (Godmother?) of the Brazilian Food Safety Mafia Bernadette Franco. But podcasting away from home is…
41: Always Looking Out for Nuts
Jun 4, 2013 • 80 min
Don shared that he’s been flogging the podcast mercilessly during his recent travels. The guys then launched straight into the Bug Trivia segment, highlighting Clostridium perfringens, which can be a big problem particularly for meat processors who need…
40: All in on Boogers
May 15, 2013 • 110 min
The guys started the show with some news and general chit chat, including hockey, an article about fighting bacteria with mucus, Linked In (perhaps the creepiest social network), Don’s Silver Beaver Award, surely a ’Major Award’, and the TV they are…
39: Des Moines is Known for their Scallops
May 14, 2013 • 104 min
After discussing their podcast companion beverages, the guys got stuck into answering listener Tom’s (whom Ben met at the Consumer Federation of America’s National Food Policy conference) request for guidance on research areas in food safety. Don’s advice…
38: Like an 80’s Dating Show
Apr 25, 2013 • 89 min
Once again, Skype and Call Recorder weren’t playing nicely for Ben while Don felt a bit like Michael Douglas in the Wonder Boys. Don has been investigating Google Hangouts for running a online live show though Michelle Danyluk didn’t think they could do a…
37: Inoculating the Plane
Apr 8, 2013 • 101 min
The guys started with some follow up on The Wire, The Newsroom, what colored food does to your poop, Mike Batz’ link to Craig Goldwyn’s Huffington Post article on sprouts, T. gondii in Romanian animals, and F’ed up. Aaron’s email then prompted a…
36: Better Collaboration Without Pants
Mar 26, 2013 • 104 min
After some initial expected Skype problems the guys talked about a range of topics including their favorite beers, Apple phobias, The Wire, about (not) working from home and Telecommuting policies, writing papers using DragonDictate, Don’s Squarespace 6…
35: The Abuelas of Social Media
Mar 14, 2013 • 88 min
Don was excited about his new “Dan Benjamin approved” microphone and headphones and Ben was excited about Folding Text. After emailing with Marco, from the Neutral podcast, Don is planning on moving Food Safety Talk to Squarespace 6, which should allow…
34: Don’t puke up the doughnuts
Feb 23, 2013
Participating in the Krispy Kreme Challenge challenged Ben in more ways than one. Don is looking for a new podcasting mic and he is getting some guidance from Dan Benjamin’s guide. The guys discussed the download statistics for the podcast and Folding…