Bam! Emeril, Other Foodie Stars Subject of Texas Tech Safety Study

A new Texas Tech University study on food safety measures found that some Food Network stars may inadvertently be teaching the wrong lessons during their popular shows.

"These are important behaviors because if they're not followed you can become ill," said Mindy Brashears, associate professor and director of Texas Tech's International Center for Food Industry Excellence. "Many food-borne illnesses can be prevented by proper food handling, and that's why it's important these popular stars follow good safety practices."

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