A team of Purdue University researchers have developed a technology that detects salmonella more quickly than current methods.
A bill that would usurp states' abilities to create mandatory GMO labeling within their borders has passed the House.
The U.S. Justice Department warned that food companies could face criminal charges if they fail to protect consumers against foodborne illnesses.
Menus across the nation were supposed to post calorie counts by year's end, but the FDA has delayed the deadline.
Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?
The FDA has given shelf-stable trans fats an expiration date. They must be phased out of the food system within three years.
The industrial waste oil passed off as food-grade oil contained lascadoil—a combination of oleic acid, soy oil, and lasalocid sodium, used in animal drugs.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
Nearly 74,000 Amy's Kitchen organic products have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada for potential listeria contamination from spinach.
An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.
The FDA and USDA split food safety responsibilities currently. A total of 12 agencies enforce about 30 different laws.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.
It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.
McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.
Can egg-less mayonnaise really be called "mayo?" Unilever, maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, is taking the issue to court.
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.
A Cincinnati woman was alarmed to discover the ice cream she serves her family doesn't melt. How does the FDA define "ice cream" anyway?
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
Increasingly, farm businesses are starting as operations intended to provide produce for schools and other institutional markets in the local area.