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?
The USDA issued a recall Tuesday after a routine test found E. coli O157:H7 in beef from a California firm.
New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.
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.