Cantaloupe, beef, prepared salads -- recalls have dominated food news recently. What are the worst food-borne pathogens and how can consumers avoid them?
Another recall has hit the Midwest and Southern states -- "Thornton's Quick Café’s Chef Salad" have been recalled over salmonella on grape tomatoes.
Tyson Fresh Meats is recalling 131,300 pounds of ground beef for possible E. coli contamination.
A major beef recall is underway after E. coli was found in frozen beef sent to Georgia school districts. So far no contaminated meat has been served, says USDA.
So far four deaths have been linked to listeria after consuming cantaloupe shipped from a Colorado farm. Jensen Farms issued a voluntary recall last week.
Another 185,000 pounds of ground turkey have been recalled after a strain of salmonella was found at the same plant where a recall took place in August.
Amidst recalls and food safety campaigns, who is responsible for preventing foodborne illness? Experts from all sides of the debate paint a blurry picture.
The FDA announced Thursday they were banning the import of papayas from Mexico until they were cleared of salmonella.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
In the wake of the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe, the US government is launching a campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling procedures.
The German E. coli outbreak is slowing down, but salmonella cases in the U.S. raise more concern about contaminated alfalfa sprouts.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
Five second rule may not be as sanitary as you might think.
Indiana is one of 14 states receiving a failing grade when it comes to solving foodborne illness cases quickly.
In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.
One easy way to ensure you’ll have tasty vegetables all through the year is by pickling them. Earth Eats contributor Amy Jeanroy helps you get started.
The American Meat Institute is opposed to a new bill that would require the USDA to test for six additional strains of E. coli.
Alfalfa sprouts have been linked to salmonella in ten states, causing 22 people to become infected and 6 to be hospitalized.
Kefir is a tart, tangy fermented food that starts from milk and is used much the same way as yogurt. Learn how to make your own kefir at home.