A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
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.
Nutrition science has changed over the past 20 years, but nutrition labels on food haven't — until now.
A whistleblower group says USDA officials are retaliating against meat inspectors who report inhumane treatment of animals at slaughterhouses.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
Energy drink-related hospital visits have doubled between 2007 and 2011, but the caffeine isn't entirely to blame for the injuries.
After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.
The FDA released new guidelines recommending that pharmaceutical companies require prescriptions for antibiotics to be used on livestock.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.
Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.
Concern about antibiotic resistance has prompted the pledges of more than 300 U.S. hospitals to stop serving meat raised with antibiotics.
A goat farm in Colorado is cleared to resume distribution of raw milk after last month's string of E. coli and campylobacter outbreaks.