Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
The parts of the federal government that regulate agricultural pesticide use want nothing to do with legalized marijuana.
Beyond containing the virus, there’s another huge challenge: disposing of all the dead birds.
Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
As the number of nano food products continues to surge, watchdogs say their dangers are still poorly understood and the FDA's new guidelines lack teeth.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
Should a toxin be injected somewhere along the supply chain for liquids like orange juice or milk, experts believe it could have devastating consequences.
Experts suspect that the reason the U.S. has avoided a large-scale attack on food is that it doesn’t carry the same weight as a suicide bomb or shooting.
Reports of pesticide contamination and wind-borne GM seeds have farmers at loggerheads over seemingly irreconcilable practices.
A new law could force the produce industry – from top to bottom -- to get serious about traceability.
Conditions at the Moon Fishery failed to meet minimum standards for legal export into the USA, says Department of Health.
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.
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.
Another recall has hit the Midwest and Southern states -- "Thornton's Quick Café’s Chef Salad" have been recalled over salmonella on grape tomatoes.
A listeria outbreak tied to Colorado cantaloupe has 13 confirmed deaths and 72 illnesses, but those numbers could rise.
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.
A ruling passed Tuesday by the European Union could tighten already strict laws on the presence of genetically modified crops in foods.
Del Monte Foods has sued the FDA over their decision to halt imports of cantaloupe from Guatemala, sending a wave of fear through food regulators.