The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting less food these days, thanks to the shutdown. And while that has raised questions about food safety, the food business is largely carrying on as usual.
The FDA means sugar added to your diet, not just to a specific food. But honey and syrup makers say that natural sugar is not added. Though a compromise is on the table, some say it's still confusing.
The change of leadership in the White House was 2017’s top driver of food news as the Trump administration started making its mark on farm and food policy.
Chicory root. Bamboo. Soy fiber: Manufacturers can use these to add fiber to foods. FDA will decide if these can count as fiber on nutrition labels.
The FDA has put off a rule requiring calorie counts on menus at big food chains until May next year.
Feed The Truth enlists food activists, scholars and scientists to fight misguiding labels, and biased or industry-funded science.
The top advisory board on organic standards in the US has decided that products with “USDA Organic” label can no longer contain carrageenan.
Despite food recalls and disease outbreaks frequently making headlines, data is showing that cases of foodborne illness are slowly declining.
Two years ago Subway removed a chemical used in yoga mats and other industrial products from its bread. Others have too, but why don’t they brag about it?
General Mills has recalled an additional 15 million pounds of flour after investigators found a second strain of E. coli in samples.
A watchdog group is pressing the White House to take action on salt guidelines in packaged foods and restaurant meals by this summer.
The FDA introduced stricter rules on cleaning and refrigeration for vehicles that carry food.
The FDA has blocked the import of genetically modified salmon until the agency publishes final label guidelines.
The FDA made the announcement today, although it will likely be a while before the "frankenfish" hit supermarket shelves.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA released safety guidelines to ensure imported produce is held to the same standards as U.S. products.
Consumer advocacy groups have sounded the alarm for years about defining the word "natural" in natural foods, and the FDA is listening -- again.
A U.S. senator is calling for an investigation into caffeine-added foods after a company launched a new peanut butter brand with extra pep.
A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
A team of Purdue University researchers have developed a technology that detects salmonella more quickly than current methods.