An E. coli vaccine has been on the market for years that could reduce the risk of getting sick. It’s a vaccine for cows, but not many cows are getting it.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
Colorado’s marijuana regulators, essentially, have to create a new state-run food safety system to ensure that the now-legal THC-infused foods are safe.
While 45% of the FDA's employees have been temporarily laid off, 87% of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service personnel have been retained.
What is 'pink slime'? Where does it come from? And why has everybody suddenly started to care about it?
A new invention may eventually take the gamble out of consuming raw veggies.
Bakers usually warn against eating raw cookie dough to avoid salmonella from the eggs. What about pathogens found in store-bought dough?
Bad news for fans of raw oysters in the UK -- three-quarters of oysters were found to contain norovirus, a potentially nasty vomit-inducing bug.
The number of CSA farms has grown enormously since 2007, as farmers, consumers and litigators are beginning to see them as a solution to many social problems.
Amidst recalls and food safety campaigns, who is responsible for preventing foodborne illness? Experts from all sides of the debate paint a blurry picture.
The FDA announced Thursday they were banning the import of papayas from Mexico until they were cleared of salmonella.
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.
New, stricter standards placed on the chicken and turkey industries are predicted to prevent 25,000 cases of foodborne illness a year.