Bowman, S.A. & Vinyard, B. T. (2004). Fast food consumption of U.S. adults:
impact on energy and nutrient intakes and overweight status. Journal
of American College of Nutrition, 23, 163–168.
Carter, R.R., Sun, J. & Jump, R.M.P. (2016). A survey and analysis of the
American public’s perceptions and knowledge about antibiotic
resistance. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 3, ofw112.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2018). Foodsafety.ht tps://
Chapman, A.D. (2009). Number of living species in Australia and the world,
2nd ed. Report for the Australian Biological Resources Study.
Ferron, P. (1978). Biological control of insect pests by entomogenous fungi.
Annual Review of Entomology, 23, 409–442.
Fisher, M.C., Henk, D.A., Briggs, C.J., Brownstein, J.S., Madoff, L.C., McCraw, S.L. &
Gurr, S.J. (2012). Emerging fungal threats to animal, plant and ecosystem
health. Nature, 484, 186–194.
Gianinazzi, S., Gollett, A., Binet, M.-N., van Tuinen, D., Redecker, D. & Wipf,
D. (2010). Agroecology: the key role of arbuscular mycorrhizas in
ecosystem services. Mycorrhiza, 20, 519–530.
Jewell, H. (2015). This 20-year-old burger from McDonald’s looks brand
new. BuzzFeed, February 21. https://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahjewell/
Kück, U., Bloemendal, S. & Teichert, I. (2014). Putting fungi to work:
harvesting a cornucopia of drugs, toxins, and antibiotics. PLoS
Pathogens, 10, e1003950.
LaCapria, K. (2016). McDonald’s food doesn’t rot? Snopes, February 8.
Little, K. (2014). McDonald’s answers ‘Why doesn’t your food rot?’ CNBC,
May 22. http://www.cnbc.com/2014/05/22/mcdonalds-answers-why-
López-Alt, J.K. (2010). The Burger Lab: the myth of the 12-year-old
McDonald’s hamburger. Serious Eats, October 14. http://aht.seriouseats.
López-Alt, J.K. (2016). The Food Lab: here’s why McDonald’s burgers don’t
rot. Serious Eats, February 12. http://www.seriouseats.com/2016/02/
McPherson, G.R. (2001). Teaching & learning the scientific method.
American Biology Teacher, 63, 242–245.
Metzger, M.J. (2007). Making sense of credibility on the web: models for
evaluating online information and recommendations for future
research. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and
Technology, 58, 2078–2091.
Metzger, M.J., Flanagan, A.J. & Zwarun, L. (2003). College student Web use,
perceptions of information credibility, and verification behavior.
Computers & Education, 41, 271–290.
NGSS Lead States (2013). Next Generation Science Standards: For States,
By States. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Norris, K., et al. (2011). Biodiversity in the context of ecosystem services.
UK National Ecosystem Assessment Technical Report (pp. 63–104).
Cambridge, UK: United Nations Environment Programme–World
Conservation Monitoring Centre.
Paeratakul, S., Ferdinand, D.P, Champagne, C.M., Ryan, D.H. & Bray, G.A.
(2003). Fast-food consumption among US adults and children: dietary
and nutrient intake profile. Journal of American Dietetic Association,
Perry, J.W., Morton, D. & Perry, J.B. (2006). Laboratory Manual for General
Biology, 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.
Prayson, B., McMahon, J. T. & Prayson, R.A. (2008). Fast food hamburgers:
what are we really eating? Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, 12,
Sancho-Madriz, M.F. (2003). Preservation of food. In Encyclopedia of Food
Sciences and Nutrition, 2nd ed. (pp. 4766–4772). Amsterdam, The
Netherlands: Academic Press.
Silvério, A. & Lopez, M. (2012). Antimicrobial activity of condiments.
In V. Bobbarala (Ed.), Antimicrobial Agents. London: IntechOpen.
Stempel, J. (2011). Lawsuit over content of Taco Bell beef dropped. Reuters,
April 19. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lawsuit-tacobell/lawsuit-
Stockton, S. & Baker, D.Mc.A. (2013). Obesity etiology: examination of fast-
food eating among college students. Journal of Aging Science, 2, 114.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (2013). Molds on food: are they dangerous?
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. https://www.fsis.usda.gov/
Wansink, B. (2006). Position of the American Dietetic Association: food and
nutrition misinformation. Journal of the American Dietetic Association,
EVAN LAMPERT ( email@example.com) is an Associate Professor in the
Department of Biology, University of North Georgia, Oakwood, GA 30566.
HOLLY MUNRO is a graduate of the University of North Georgia and is
currently a graduate student in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural
Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.