Indiana melon farmers are trying to better understand Food and Drug Administration requirements in preparations for upcoming inspections later this year.
From food recalls to the great GMO debate to Michelle Obama's shifting focus, 2011 was a busy year for food news.
New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.
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.
Scientists have been unable to identify the source of the outbreak or the reason for its severity, and nobody can predict the impacts on European agriculture.