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Should I Wash Fresh Fruit in Vinegar?

Experts reveal whether vinegar cleans better than water and provide thoughtful insight into avoiding food safety issues with produce.


Meet a Blogger: Julianne of Beyond Frosting

This baker and blogger extraordinaire impresses with all things with and without frosting!


Update: Arsenic in Apple Juice?

The FDA has shifted its stance on acceptable levels of arsenic in juice – here’s what you need to know.


Meet a Blogger: Katrina from In Katrina's Kitchen

Get the scoop on how to make cupcakes delicious, creative and beautiful, directly from Katrina!


Does Palm Oil Cause Allergic Reactions?

Did you know food allergies are caused by proteins in food?


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ABCs of Food: C is for Cake

There’s science behind the sweetness. Check out the latest infographic in our series to get your crave on!


Does Eating Processed Meat Cause Cancer?

Is it safe to eat hot dogs?


Egg and Milk Allergies: GMO Connection?

Are people allergic because of the genetically-modified grain the animals eat?

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Joe Kemble, PhD

Joe Kemble, PhD

Joe Kemble, PhD, is a Professor of Horticulture at Auburn University.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I love to go saltwater fishing.

What three words or phrases best describe you?
Honest, caring, loyal.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Read, hang out with my nephew, CJ, and play with my dog.

What’s the last good book you read?
The Beggar King by Oliver Pötzsch.

What are you currently working on?
Reading my graduate student’s thesis.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

What are you most passionate about?
Balancing the worldwide need to increase food production in a sustainable manner.

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Coming Soon

Best Food Facts readers asked questions – and our experts will be providing answers! Look for these topics to be covered soon!

D is for Dairy.

What a real-life lunch lady thinks of the new school snack requirements.

Does red meat cause cancer?

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