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.
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 most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
A group of organic farmers are suing Monsanto to contest their patent on genetically modified seeds.
Check the labels: hazelnuts and Skippy reduced fat peanut butter spread have been recalled due to contamination from E. coli and salmonella.
Contaminated alfalfa sprouts leads to multi-state salmonella outbreak.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), one of the few pieces of legislation from this Congress with bipartisan support, passed the Senate Tuesday.
Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.
Everything from the weather to a contamination in an ingredient in their chicken feed was blamed for the nationwide salmonella outbreak at the Iowa egg farm.
A study released by The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) examined which foods contained the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Scientists have found that certain crops easily absorb pharmaceuticals and personal care products, or PPCPs.
The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.
Ruling in favor of whom? In Monsanto v Geerston Farms, the US Supreme Court issues the first ever ruling in a genetically modified crop case.
Alfalfa sprouts have been linked to salmonella in ten states, causing 22 people to become infected and 6 to be hospitalized.
The decision to buy bottled water or take your chances with tap water may be more loaded with consequences than you previously thought.