Meat enhanced with solutions and flavorings can have five times as much sodium as would naturally occur in the product.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
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.
The USDA now says you can "Be Inspired" to cook pork less, but one state has made it illegal for restaurants to cook rare beef. The pink meat controversy!
A string of new investigations of dangerous food products suggests that China's food safety reform has not been effective enough.
The EU is discussing legislation that would allow individuals countries the ability to decide whether or not to farm GM crops.
China just arrested 14 involved with feeding illegal chemicals to pigs.
As consumers and the government call for safer food, food traceability systems make it possible to see a product's path from farm to table.
What's one way to feed the growing global population on limited land while being environmentally friendly? Eat insects!
This study finds that consumers are willing to pay more for food that has a greater probability of being safer.
The FDA was awarded over $4 billion in funding to help pay for its food safety programs, while the USDA experienced budget cuts.
Responding to a history of food contamination, the Chinese government has recently taken measures to enforce food safety.
Part of a class action suit against several baby bottle manufacturers has been settled. The companies failed to disclose that their bottles contained BPA.
In 2010 consumers balanced mistrust of big government with a desire to have safer and healthier food, especially for children.
After being pronounced dead by many observers, the new legislation was passed in a surprise vote earlier this week. Some of the changes may surprise you.
The Food Safety Bill gets moving in the Senate, but some concessions had to be made. A BPA ban no longer appears in the bill and sperm counts might suffer.
An amendment exempting small farmers from some FDA regulation has been added to the Food Safety Bill. The definition of "local" becomes a tighter radius.
Another food recall hits the headlines. A San Antonio plant is shut down after five die from contaminated celery.
Everything from the weather to a contamination in an ingredient in their chicken feed was blamed for the nationwide salmonella outbreak at the Iowa egg farm.
The FDA filed some gruesome sanitation reports this week of the farms found to be sources of the recent spike in salmonella-related illnesses.