Twenty percent of baby food samples were found to contain lead, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. Pediatricians say there's no safe lead level.
An outbreak of botulism caused by nacho cheese sauce from a gas station has hospitalized nine people and killed one man in northern California.
The USDA’s head veterinarian stresses that it's impossible to predict how far a particular bird flu strain may travel or mutate.
In the past, farmers could buy feed containing antibiotics at a local feed store without consulting a vet. Now, they need to obtain a Veterinary Feed Directive.
A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
18 people tested positive for strains of influenza never before seen in humans after attending agricultural fairs in Ohio and Michigan in August of this year.
So far this year, 895 people from 48 states have gotten sick, and a few hundred were hospitalized. One person died.
Even low levels of lead in kids can cause learning or behavioral problems, but foods with calcium, iron and vitamin C can help reduce the absorption of lead.
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?
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.