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Bush's Last-Minute Legacy on Food Labeling
The Food and Drug Administration, in a last-minute move before Bush leaves office, has extended the labeling of foods with "qualified health claims" that are based on inconclusive science about the disease-fighting properties of nutrients.
More Melamine Found in U.S. Infant Formula
Melamine, a toxic industrial chemical, has been detected in more U.S. infant formula. See which brands and get tips for reducing the risk to your child.
Beware: Sugary Kids' Snacks Labeled Nutritious
A court will hear the case against Gerber Graduates Fruit Snacks, which were advertised as containing natural fruit juice but which are made primarily with corn syrup and sugar.
Don't Know What Food Is in Season? Use the Seasonal Food Wheel
Don't know what food is in season but you want to eat local? Try the new Chew on This food wheel, which shows what farm produce in the New York area is fresh and in season, by month.
How to Make Pistachio Lover's Pasta
A video how-to from the Kitchen Caravan helps you make a luxurious, delicious pasta with pistachio flour.
2009: Vitamins Out, Healthy Diets In
Vitamin supplements don't help prevent cancer, but healthy balanced diets are still considered essential to good health. Cook with these foods to get healthy doses of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, calcium and iron.
The Food Was Labeled Organic. It Was Not.
An investigation has found that a fertilizer used on many California organic farms producing fruits, nuts and vegetables, including Earthbound Farm, was not organic.
Melamine Scare: Are Chinese Fish Imports Safe?
Are Chinese fish imports safe? Maybe not, given that seafood on fish farms are "routinely" fed feed laced with the industrial toxic chemical melamine.
Some Gourmet Hot Cocoa Products Tainted with Melamine
G&J hot cocoa products have been recalled because they may contain melamine, the toxic industrial contaminant.
Are Your Christmas Biscuits Safe?
Melamine has been detected in U.S. biscuits made by Wonderfarm. It's the latest food safety scare to result from contamination of the toxic industrial chemical.
Organic Milk: Is That Cow Grass-Fed?
The USDA could alter its organic certification so that milk labeled organic must be derived from cows fed largely on grass in a pasture, rather than feed in a concentrated feed lot.
How to Make Viking Apple Cake
A video how-to from the Kitchen Caravan helps you make a delicious Swedish-inspired Viking apple cake, spiced with buckwheat and cardamom.
79,000 Lbs. Fresh Pork Recalled Due to Presence of Toxic Dioxin
Pork from Ireland is being recalled in the U.S. because of the presence of dioxin.
FDA to Recommend More Fish for Pregnant Women
A new study says that babies aren't getting enough omega-3 fatty acids to sustain normal brain development, but it doesn't consider the possibly damaging effects of mercury from certain contaminated fish.
Chicken and egg farms produce huge amounts of air pollution, and yet the Bush EPA wants to exempt them from reporting emissions, endangering human health and offering up another indictment of factory farming.
Hormone-Free Milk Labeling Battle Still Raging
Kansas is the latest battle ground in the war over the labeling of rBST-free milk that is made without the benefit of agrichemical artificial hormones.
Seed Saving in the Southwest
The Kitchen Caravan visits the Southwest, to tour a seed saving operation.
FDA: Melamine in Walgreens Chocolate
Chocolate bars that come with teddy bears sold in Walgreens have been recalled because the chocolate contains melamine.
FDA Declares Melamine in Baby Formula "Safe"
Melamine has been detected in U.S. infant formula.
Celebrate Thanksgiving By Saving a Turkey
We're Not Talking About Leftovers--Adopt a Turkey This Holiday.
Allergies, Asthma and Autism: How Did Our Children Get So Sick?
Robyn O'Brien of AllergyKids is a mom turned activist who is educating consumers about allergies, asthma, autism and other health and food issues.
"Organic" Farmed Fish Rules Established
A Definition is Given, But Environmentalists and Consumer Advocates Question the Standards.
The 2008 Beaujolais Nouveau Has Arrived
Changes This Year Have Reduced the Wine's Carbon Footprint. Will You Buy It?
Burger King Promotes Healthier Fare to Customers
Burger King Cuts Sodium in Kids Meals and Promotes Lighter Options (No Whoppers Included).
Lean Cuisine Recall: Just The Facts
Nebraska Beef Ltd. is blamed for yet another recall of beef with E. coli bacteria.
Melamine Is More Prevalent Than You Think
It's Not Just in Chinese Candy. Have You Ingested More of the Industrial Chemical Than You Know?
Vitamin E and C Pills Don't Prevent Cancer
Study shows diet-derived nutrients do more for you than supplements. Which foods have the most vitamins E and C?
Make One Local Dish This Thanksgiving
A New Program Helps You Find Local Ingredients and Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table.
FDA Restricts Chinese Food Imports
Months After the Melamine Scandal First Broke, FDA Reacts.
Do You Feel Your Food is Safe?
New Poll Shows Americans Want More Inspections of Food Supply Facilities--That Means More Often Than Every 5 to 10 Years.
Subway Goes rBGH-Free
The Sandwich Chain Gets a Bit Greener By Banning Milk From Cows Injected With Hormones.
Didn't Think You Ordered Corn?
If you're eating fast food, you're getting an ear-full.
Want Chocolate? Get Moving
Research shows brisk walking will cut chocolate cravings (or at least burn off what you just ate).
Vitamins C and E Won't Prevent Heart Attack
A Study Shows Vitamin Supplements Don't Help in the Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes. But You Should Still Eat Your Vegetables.
What's Your Organic Food IQ?
Take our green food quiz to see if you're a deep green foodie or you need to brush up on your eco food news.
The FDA Under Obama
Food Safety Likely to Be a Priority for Obama's Administration. Who Will Get the Top Post?
Why You Shouldn't Eat Chilean Sea Bass
The toothfish gets a fancier name in restaurants, but is in serious danger.
Can You Eat a Healthy Diet on a Tight Budget?
As food prices rise, a couple tries to eat healthy on $1 a day. Guess which items were the most affordable.
Organic Sales Take a Hit
The weak economy forces consumers to reconsider pricier organics. Has your grocery list changed?
Are School Lunches Causing Childhood Obesity?
A New Report Suggests the USDA's $1 Billion Lunch Assistance Is Fattening Up Our Kids, But There Are Some Solutions.
5 Exceptional Artisanal Food Gifts
These Thoughtfully Selected Treats Will Please Anyone On Your Gift List.
Have a Safe, Melamine-Free Halloween
As Number of Products Contaminated with Melamine Grows, Parents Are Reminded to Be Cautious This Halloween.
Should We Pay Fishermen to Not Fish?
Mexico Has Taken The Leap, Maybe the US Should Too.
7 Gifts from the Stomach er, Heart
These homemade, edible gifts will make anyone's holidays happy.
Nutritional Advice for Preschoolers
MyPyramid gets updated for the under-6 set. Is your child eating a balanced diet?
More Kids Suffer from Kidney Stones
Doctors have seen an increase in pediatric cases, and one of the main reasons is in your kitchen.
USDA Proposes Clearer Organic Pasture Rules
Do you know how the cow that produced your organic beef was treated?
A New Variety of Violet Tomatoes Could Help Prevent Cancer.
America's Favorite Restaurants
When Dining Out, Do You Opt For Tap Water and Look for Local Ingredients?
Less Sugar, More Sodium
A report says some reduced-sugar cereals contain more salt than potato chips.