It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.
A recent investigation in Boston discovered nearly half of the fish sampled was mislabeled -- often much cheaper, less quality fish.
The House and Senate of Massachusetts passed a bill last week banning the sale of junk food in public schools.