The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
A nationwide recall is in effect for Parkers Farms products after listeria was discovered in peanut butter, cheese spreads, dips and salsa.
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.
Indiana melon farmers are trying to better understand Food and Drug Administration requirements in preparations for upcoming inspections later this year.
Problems with contaminated cheese are devastating for the raw milk industry.
The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.
California producer River Ranch has recalled bagged lettuces nationwide after listeria was found during a routine check.
Michael Foods has recalled hard-boiled eggs for potential listeria contamination. However, the eggs did not go directly to consumers.
Untreated water and outdated machines contributed to a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people in September.
High-risk food producers are only tested for listeria every four years. When the FSIS realized they were changing production practices, they were not happy.
Organic farms are not immune to food-borne bacteria. Small farms are often exempt from FDA oversight -- so what other options do they have?
New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.
Cantaloupe, beef, prepared salads -- recalls have dominated food news recently. What are the worst food-borne pathogens and how can consumers avoid them?
A listeria outbreak tied to Colorado cantaloupe has 13 confirmed deaths and 72 illnesses, but those numbers could rise.
So far four deaths have been linked to listeria after consuming cantaloupe shipped from a Colorado farm. Jensen Farms issued a voluntary recall last week.
Another food recall hits the headlines. A San Antonio plant is shut down after five die from contaminated celery.
Candy is reexamined, BPA is declared toxic in Canada, and a deadly celery listeria outbreak kills five.