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Mostly nonsense, occasionally stamping out microbiological inumeracy, making food safer, and making podcasts.

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@ScottIsLoud exactly. @DdubyaK @johnroderick how do you know they haven't? @DdubyaK @johnroderick Owls, just like in Harry Potter. @johnroderick Just sent you an email re: recording. Let me know if other means of communication work better. @johnroderick @danbenjamin tbh I have been known to occasionally use powdered creamer. I realize it's an abomination. UHT is worse. @johnroderick @danbenjamin BTW, we would love to have you as a guest on (Dan and Merlin have guested before). @johnroderick @danbenjamin None for me thanks. I think even the uncurdled UHT stuff taste gross. It's the only time I'll drink black coffee. @sentientmicrobe @johnroderick @danbenjamin my work here is done. @johnroderick @danbenjamin Excellent question John. They are not bad for you, just gross.Road Work: 38: Non-gas forming thermodermic sporeformers. @johnroderick @danbenjamin @benjaminchapman and I nerd out over Salmonella in chicken, Hep A in scallops, and Listeria in everything else. Safety Talk 107: Univalve Mallets
RecDiffs 32: All set to school Merlin on letting things get to room temperature, but John does it for me @RecDiffs
Road Work: 37: Three Cups of Coffee and a Dead Bird, coffee shelf life for discussion on FST, @benjaminchapman Back to Work 283: The Detectorists is delightful. You can watch on the numbers are boring, then you've got the wrong numbers - @EdwardTufte #EnvisioningInformation
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @MCBazacoPhD Wait. What? Everyone gets pertussis, or everyone *can* get pertussis? @inthefade eggs.
My my, hey hey. Rock and roll is here to stay. It's better to burn out. Than to fade away.
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerAll of Canada will be watching the Tragically Hip’s final concert tonight, in case anyone in the States wants a turn on our dirtbikes.
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @ScottIsLoud @caseyliss: @Wegmans is the best. @johnroderick it’s on your other mule.The Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto).
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @agiletortoise I think does… @jpdef looks perfect to me.
@sentientmicrobe the spice must flow! @sentientmicrobe @benjaminchapman Excellent topic. I'll add to our notes for 108 scheduled for 2 weeks from today. @michael Exactly. Wtf? @inthefade let me recommend @johnmoe August and everything after the start of the new fiscal year?Re: RecDiffs 31: A good place to start re: evolution are books by Stephen Jay Gould, @hotdogsladies cc:@siracusa @ainzlie @benjaminchapman we are here to serve.
@ScottIsLoud Thanks!
Roderick on the Line: 209: “Keep the Lines Right” I like the episodes of @RoderickOn where they're both tired. reporters are getting the picture - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science Household Tips = life hacks. up nerds food safety talk Ep 106 Mouth spit with @bugcounter and guests (@BSauders and others) is up at
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Hey food scientists! What’s worse for you, a milkshake or a large fries?
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerOho, @roadworkshow is 1 year old! If you've been missing out, you're a scant ~38 episodes on various topics behind!
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Is the Internet Being Ruined?
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerIf you are hosting a sleepover, buy them happy meals. They come w pedometers. They are literally running circles in competition. @mcdonalds
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @inthefade Nap Master Flash!Happy #LeftHandersDay #leftiesrights (yes, I'm left handed.)
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerThe one thing all Olympians have in common is that they’d never sit around all day and watch the Olympics.
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @JeffBukantz thanks for your great coverage of the women's saber finals at the Olympics. @Steftyem @MCBazacoPhD @skipbidder @CatsAndPills 💥💩🔥Goodbye #KennyBaker A lifelong loyal friend-I loved his optimism & determination He WAS the droid I was looking for!
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Don't like the weather? Talk to me after you're reanimated from -80°C storage, humans.
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @princessharold @askvirginia I thought everyone knew it was princess? @michelledanyluk @benjaminchapman I'm not familIar with his work... @RobersonMichael also @michelledanyluk !
@lukei4655 @johnroderick @hotdogsladies probably because fnord.Guys! Guys! Guys! I don’t know how I missed this?! @bugcounter @johnroderick @hotdogsladies
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@Getbackupagain1 I like the Mk4. fiancé of Miss California USA 2010 won his 19th gold medal in swimming.
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Person. Ad hominem attack, ad hominem attack. Negative assertion that is opinion presented as fact. Negative interjection!
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @ainzlie number three was cutting grass…
I have doubts about your monstrous GPA
Retweeted by Don Schaffner#firstseveniobs Paperboy Camp counselor Lawn care [Redacted] Janitor Lab worker Graduate assistant Professor #okthatseight
@mrthnsufferings apparently it’s the “Portuguese alphabet”
@LetendreDan it grows really slow, I would be more concerned about Bacillus.
If you're going to vote for any lesser evil, go Big. Cthulhu will take humanity to oblivion.
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerA really nice run down of the #rawmilk debate at #IAFP2016 by @TheLalo. Check his timeline. #foodsfety 👍 #publichealth @IAFPFood
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerWe cannot continue to try to increase the red states @IAFPnocontext
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerNot enough <3's on the Internet for this. Almost left the podcast recording to see this.Agreed 100% we need to help raw milk producers be as safe as possible. the sausage be made. Food Safety Talk, August 3, 2016. @bugcounter @benjaminchapman @BiocideClyde
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerWe were just told about the proximity of the utter to the anus. And that lettuce has no anus but still causes illness #IAFPrawmilk
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @bugcounter and @benjaminchapman are going on the road at #IAFP2016 with some guest IAFP'ers
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@knoverbey @marydidyaknow @IAFPnocontext A wild and crazy guy. @BSauders @IAFPnocontext @FooDeon @benjaminchapman @Peterfoodsafety @red_dawg78666 @mbbatz @NoroNerd @IAFPnocontext 😝
@kestervig @benjaminchapman Thanks! @IAFPnocontext and then make a deposit. @IAFPnocontext I’d like to open an account. @bugcounter We're number #3!
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@bugcounter we've hit peak Artisanal at the #denvercountyfair
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For your listening pleasure @bugcounter & I talk butter, bacon, Canadian Tire & Pokemon FST 105, I’m Level 8, John
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerI'm ready for Harry Potter Go.
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You are the best at citations. I bet your number of citations would be YUGE! @benjaminchapman that popcorn is just not sanitary
@benjaminchapman I'm so far behind on my podcasts, I decided to listen to that one out of order since I was name checked. @YiddishProverbs if you choose not to decide you still have made a choice. - Rush @KarlVanHoet @hotdogsladies I've missed you Karl. I hope you are well.RotL 208: “Coney Island Horniness” first 10 min required listening prior to recording the next fst @benjaminchapman's not self-plagiarism. I asked myself if I could use it and I said it was fine.
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerMonday may be the worst day of this heat event. Multiple locations looking at 105+ on the heat index.
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerMust've sobered up.
Pro tip: When life hands you shit, be sure to sanitize your hands afterwards.
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @MicheleSamaryaT @barfblog Terrorists who attack with THC are pretty stupid. This is the most bizarre news I have read today.
@sentientmicrobe @RoderickOn I'm so far behind on all the podcasts. I promise to catch up soon and report back
Norovirus may have crashed GOP convention, sickening 11 staff so far by @BethMarieMole
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerUpdate: The entertainment at the RNC in Cleveland might begin a bit later than expected.
Retweeted by Don SchaffnerI have a feeling @real_e_coli might have some explaining to do about sending surrogates to the conference.
Retweeted by Don Schaffner @LetendreDan @benjaminchapman nope :( @FoodMicro2016 Thanks! @RoderickOn @ZSchaffner I am not familiar with his work. @FoodMicro2016 O'Callahans Alexander... @ZSchaffner @RoderickOn So far behind on podcasts because of the broken arm. No dog walks, no driving. Good incentive to catch up!