The USDA issued a recall Tuesday after a routine test found E. coli O157:H7 in beef from a California firm.
Tyson Fresh Meats is recalling 131,300 pounds of ground beef for possible E. coli contamination.
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.
In a move applauded by food safety advocates, the USDA has announced ground beef will not be sold if it tests positive for six additional strains of E. coli.
60,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after an inspection in Ohio found E. coli bacteria.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
The German E. coli outbreak is slowing down, but salmonella cases in the U.S. raise more concern about contaminated alfalfa sprouts.
The poor, the elderly, women, infants, and children will bear the burden of budget cuts to federal food programs.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
Scientists have been unable to identify the source of the outbreak or the reason for its severity, and nobody can predict the impacts on European agriculture.
The strand of E. coli responsible for the food-borne illness outbreak in Germany is rare and deadly.
The USDA now says you can "Be Inspired" to cook pork less, but one state has made it illegal for restaurants to cook rare beef. The pink meat controversy!
Check the labels: hazelnuts and Skippy reduced fat peanut butter spread have been recalled due to contamination from E. coli and salmonella.
This study finds that consumers are willing to pay more for food that has a greater probability of being safer.
Taco Bell's meat is under fire as an Alabama law firm claims Taco Bell's "beef" isn't really beef.
An amendment exempting small farmers from some FDA regulation has been added to the Food Safety Bill. The definition of "local" becomes a tighter radius.
A goat farm in Colorado is cleared to resume distribution of raw milk after last month's string of E. coli and campylobacter outbreaks.
The Centers for Disease Control reported dozens of confirmed illnesses from a strain of E. coli bacteria found in wholesale romaine lettuce.
Food Safety is growing into a "hot button" issue among consumers and lawmakers. Earth Eats has some resources to help you stay informed.