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.
Do you know what's in your kid's school lunch? You might be surprised, but recent reports show that they might be better off eating fast food.
A senate health panel has voted to approve legislation that will give the FDA the power to "police" food companies.
Food Safety is growing into a "hot button" issue among consumers and lawmakers. Earth Eats has some resources to help you stay informed.