A new study found average cholesterol levels in the U.S. dropped significantly from 1999 to 2014, possibly due to phasing out of trans fats in foods.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
A new report from the CDC shows that E. coli and other foodborne illnesses are down, but a deadly, less common type of food poisoning is growing.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a new campaign encouraging water consumption -- but why?
The source of the cyclospora outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska has been determined, but 14 other states await answers.
The CDC, the University of Minnesota and the UK's Chief Medical Officer have all issued warnings about drug-resistant bacteria this March.
The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.
New study finds a correlation between commonly-ingested chemicals and allergies.
The outbreak has sickened 14 and killed 1, but the CDC is unsure of the source of the outbreak.
California producer River Ranch has recalled bagged lettuces nationwide after listeria was found during a routine check.
Mad cow disease has been found in California. Officials insist there's no cause for alarm.
Raw milk is the likely culprit for E. coli outbreaks in Missouri and Oregon.
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.
Nine out of ten Americans eat too much salt, and the bad news is in what foods that salt can be found.