A major beef recall is underway after E. coli was found in frozen beef sent to Georgia school districts. So far no contaminated meat has been served, says USDA.
Keeping the food supply safe from attack is an utmost priority. However, with no one body in charge of food safety, results are difficult to measure.
In a move applauded by food safety advocates, the USDA has announced ground beef will not be sold if it tests positive for six additional strains of E. coli.
Del Monte Foods has sued the FDA over their decision to halt imports of cantaloupe from Guatemala, sending a wave of fear through food regulators.
Vinegar was tainted with antifreeze at a Ramadan meal in China's western Xinjiang region.
Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
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.