The FDA and USDA split food safety responsibilities currently. A total of 12 agencies enforce about 30 different laws.
Don Thompson is officially retiring, but many speculate pressure from investors helped make the decision.
2015 is kicking off with big news globally for food.
McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.
In the months since retail marijuana sales began, problems with potency have made headlines, turning into public relations headaches for the marijuana industry.
Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
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.
A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.
Maggots were found in two Ohio prisons on June 30, and this wasn't the first complaint against Aramark Correctional Services.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella has been linked to Foster Farms chicken in a recent recall, but the magnitude of the outbreak may not yet be felt.
A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.
The European Union has clamped down on an anti-browning chemical, effectively banning the import of apples and pears from the U.S. and Canada.
A nationwide recall is in effect for Parkers Farms products after listeria was discovered in peanut butter, cheese spreads, dips and salsa.
Should a toxin be injected somewhere along the supply chain for liquids like orange juice or milk, experts believe it could have devastating consequences.
Experts suspect that the reason the U.S. has avoided a large-scale attack on food is that it doesn’t carry the same weight as a suicide bomb or shooting.
Organic farmers are raising opposition to FDA food safety rules that will put the squeeze on small-production farms.
Nearly 9 million pounds of beef have been recalled after the USDA discovered diseased animals were processed without proper oversight.
Earth Eats asked food watchdog and advocacy groups for their thoughts on the best and worst of food policy in 2013.
Under new ownership, Sanlu is attempting to rebrand with organic grains. The question is will Chinese consumers buy in?
Concerned with food waste? Ordered too much takeout? A new app will help with that.