Some African countries have witnessed mysterious outbreaks of paralysis. Affected regions are poor, conflict-ridden, where a main food is a variety of cassava.
What we have pieced together from interviews and public records shows that PED confounded researchers and industry insiders scrambling to contain it.
A law firm is pushing for 16 state attorneys general to sue food companies for obesity-related health care costs connected to their products. Could it work?
Bird flu has been detected in live pigeons for sale in China. So far, six people have died and 16 fallen ill.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
Fruit lovers should be very concerned by the increasing number of bats dying from white nose syndrome.
The sticky set of issues behind the failure of President Obama's proposed penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages turns out to be anything but sweet.