Monday, February 27, 2012

How do you ensure food safety?

In our March story “Unwelcome Table Guests,” we learned that microbes such as E. coli sicken millions of Americans each year. Ironically, it is our desire for fresh meat and produce that lead to the long food supply chains and other conditions that foster microbial contamination.

Now it’s your turn. Have you ever suffered from a foodborne illness? What steps do you take to discourage dangerous germs? We want to know!

Do you use solar energy in your home?

In our March story “Solar Solutions” (Earth Matters), we learned that getting energy from the sun, long an expensive proposition, is now within the reach of the average homeowner thanks to improvements in solar technology.

Now it’s your turn. Is your life solar powered? Tell us about your experiences with solar energy. We want to know!