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Risky or Not?

Don Schaffner and Ben Chapman
Life SciencesHealth & FitnessScience

Risky or Not is a short podcast from Professor Ben Chapman from North Carolina State University, and Dr. Don Schaffner from Rutgers University. Dr. Don and Professor Chapman promise to do their best not to waffle, dither, dissemble or equivocate, and to give straight up answers about whether something is risky or not.


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 57 ratings
  • Great show!

    Love this show! The episodes are short but packed with lots of information. Don and Ben are great to listen to and make me laugh while I learn about the risks of eating food. But I obviously have to say that “the risks of not eating outweigh the risks of eating!” I’ve even submitted questions in a few times and received responses every time and have had my questions featured twice now. I only wish the episodes came out more frequently but the frequency is probably actually perfect to keep me int... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Risky or Not?

    Very useful and informative podcast. It’s great to have a source of reliable, thoroughly researched answers to important questions. And entertaining too. Everyone should listen to this!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Just great

    Food Safety Talk distilled

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom3 years ago
  • Love it

    This podcast does a great service and is very informative: they analyze the questions you’ve always had about good: can I eat that old X in the fridge? I left that on the counter for 4 hours, is it still safe? And they do it in about 10 minutes. And their fun! more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • Quick and fun and informative!

    This is bite sized food safety, with humor and poignancy. I am not even 100% sure what this means, but I do know I enjoy this show, the best, short food safety podcast I listen to.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago

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