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  • How to Clean a Stained, Solid-Surface Kitchen Sink

    • 2 weeks ago

    A 2011 germ study conducted by NSF International revealed that kitchen sinks and drains are...

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  • Cooling Chili and Other Foods Safely

    • 2 weeks ago

    Keeping hot foods hot and cold foods cold is important when serving food. But what...

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  • Before Buying Dietary Supplements, Follow This Advice

    • 2 weeks ago

    Walk down the dietary supplements aisle of your local pharmacy, health food store or retail...

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  • Be SepticSmart: Caring for Your Septic System

    • 3 months ago

    Did you know that one in five households in the U.S. has an on-site septic...

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About NSF P473 and Perfluorochemicals

    • 5 months ago

    Between 2000 and 2002, PFOS was voluntarily phased out of production in the U.S. by...

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  • Handling Produce Safely

    • 5 months ago

    Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. However, during the growing,...

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  • Farmers Market Safety Tips

    • 5 months ago

    While farmers markets offer fresh, local foods, even locally-grown food can still be contaminated with...

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  • Infographic: How Is a Standard Developed?

    • 6 months ago

    A standard is a set of voluntary, consensus-based criteria. Our goal is to protect the...

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  • Important Information for Commercial Pool Operators and Health Inspectors

    • 6 months ago

    As we begin another season in the recreational water industry, NSF International is providing this...

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  • Tips for Seasonal Pool Owners

    • 7 months ago

    When warm weather finally arrives, homeowners with swimming pools find themselves starting the annual process...

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  • Help Your Pet Live Safer™

    • 8 months ago

    Sixty-eight percent of American households, or roughly 85 million families1, have pets. We all want...

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  • Grilling Safely

    • 8 months ago

    Whether you enjoy grilling out year round or just on special occasions, it's important to...

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  • Earth Day: Greening Your Home

    • 8 months ago

    Many people today are trying to live “greener.” Whether you are looking for more earth-friendly...

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  • Eggs-tra Care for Spring Celebrations

    • 9 months ago

    For many people, eggs are an important part of the Easter holiday celebration. But even...

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  • NSF International’s Consumer Tips for Choosing a Drinking Water Filter to Reduce Contaminants

    • 11 months ago

    Recent studies and news reports have many Americans concerned about the possibility of contaminants in...

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