Food borne illness is the theme on this week’s episode of Straight, No Chaser as host Katy Keiffer welcomes Doug Powell to the program. Doug is a food scientist and creator of an online repository of food-safety related information called, a forum for information about current food safety issues where he has written more than 5,000 entries since 2006. He is a professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. Listen in for a great conversation on food safety. Why are sprouts and raw milk so unsafe? Tune in to learn more about how immune systems, contaminated water systems, and more all contribute to our health and safety. This program was sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery.

“Cross contamination is a much bigger issue in food safety than we all thought.”

–Doug Powell of on Straight, No Chaser