The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
80 students have fallen ill in Boston after eating at Chipotle, causing the restaurant chain to close another store during the investigation.
A new study found school children are more likely to choose healthy school lunch options if given more time to consume them.
A new study found that about half of all adult Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, a number that has remained stable for several years.
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
Menus across the nation were supposed to post calorie counts by year's end, but the FDA has delayed the deadline.
Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?
Beyond containing the virus, there’s another huge challenge: disposing of all the dead birds.
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
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After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.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.