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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Impending across-the-board budget cuts could mean fewer government food safety inspections and higher prices for meat at the grocery store.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 5,000 deaths occur annually due to improperly cooked holiday food. The two main reasons why people become ill are eating foods that are not thoroughly cooked and improper […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Kroger Inc. says it has stopped stocking sprouts as of Monday because of their “potential food safety risk.” The nation’s largest traditional grocer joins Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The California Department of Public Health is investigating a foodborne illness outbreak associated with salmonella-tainted mangoes that has sickened 73 people. Authorities say they are still probing what prompted the outbreak […]