The FDA has blocked the import of genetically modified salmon until the agency publishes final label guidelines.
The FDA made the announcement today, although it will likely be a while before the "frankenfish" hit supermarket shelves.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA released safety guidelines to ensure imported produce is held to the same standards as U.S. products.
Consumer advocacy groups have sounded the alarm for years about defining the word "natural" in natural foods, and the FDA is listening -- again.
A U.S. senator is calling for an investigation into caffeine-added foods after a company launched a new peanut butter brand with extra pep.
A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
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.