The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
A nationwide recall is in effect for Parkers Farms products after listeria was discovered in peanut butter, cheese spreads, dips and salsa.
Some microbiologists are focused on how to harness the good things microbes can do, with the goal of increasing farmers’ yields.
Three have fallen ill with E. coli infection in Kentucky and Indiana, but the infection may not have come from food.
While 45% of the FDA's employees have been temporarily laid off, 87% of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service personnel have been retained.
The meat was recalled after testing positive for E. coli.
National Beef has voluntarily recalled 22,737 pounds of ground beef after a sample tested positive for E.coli O157:H7.
Widespread antibiotic use in poultry production may be leading to antibiotic-resistant bugs in turkeys.
The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.
The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011, but progress on the laws it would create have stalled.
With his new book, Sandor Katz hopes to empower people to reclaim the ancient processes of fermentation.
The outbreak has sickened 14 and killed 1, but the CDC is unsure of the source of the outbreak.
A random sampling of Diamond brands' pet food found Salmonella.
Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.
Raw milk proponents are gearing up for a fight as new evidence emerges that raw milk is more likely to make you sick than its pasteurized counterpart.
Michael Foods has recalled hard-boiled eggs for potential listeria contamination. However, the eggs did not go directly to consumers.
In back-to-back announcements, the FDA dropped all attempts to restrict two types of antibiotics used in livestock while imposing new restrictions on a third.
The FDA investigated a Washington fruit processing plant after nine schoolchildren became sick eating their applesauce in school lunch.
The FDA has announced they will test a wide range of pet foods after concerns that salmonella could be making pets -- and their owners -- ill.
Organic farms are not immune to food-borne bacteria. Small farms are often exempt from FDA oversight -- so what other options do they have?