SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s chefs and bartenders can resume legally handling food with their bare hands under a bill headed to the governor’s desk that would repeal an unpopular regulation. The bill, AB2130, passed […]
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A proposed federal rule that would make it harder for beer breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed has brewers’ blood boiling. Beer makers tell The Santa Rose Press […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the kitchen and bar staff at Hock Farm restaurant scrambled to meet the incoming orders. One used her hands to […]
ATLANTA (AP) — About three years ago, the nation’s top public health agency picked its battles. Now, it’s issuing its own report card on reaching those goals: Pretty good but needs improvement. The seven […]
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able […]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A food-safety inspector said Wednesday that most, if not all, of the prepackaged salad mix that sickened hundreds of people in Iowa and Nebraska wasn’t grown in either state. Iowa Food […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration proposed new steps Friday to ensure that fresh produce, cheeses and other foods imported into the United States are safe. The proposed rules, required by a sweeping […]
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have broken up a criminal ring accused of taking meat from rats and foxes and selling it as lamb in the country’s latest food safety scandal. The Ministry of Public […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An undercover video that showed California cows struggling to stand as they were prodded to slaughter by forklifts led to the largest meat recall in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer food safety inspections and an increased risk to consumers will result from the lack of a new 2013 budget from Congress and the upcoming across-the-board spending cuts, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said.