The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
Researchers have found a way to use Twitter for tracking and preventing those nightmare bouts of sickness from bad restaurant food.
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.
A goat farm in Colorado is cleared to resume distribution of raw milk after last month's string of E. coli and campylobacter outbreaks.