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List of Recalls Grows, with Cantaloupe, Organic Grape Tomatoes and Romaine Lettuce
Cantaloupe, organic grape tomatoes and romaine lettuce is all being recalled due to contamination with pathogens like listeria and salmonella. Get details on the recalls.
Cargill Recalls Ground Turkey (Again)
The 2011 ground turkey recall details. Cargill is recalling millions of pounds of ground turkey products sold under a variety of brand names, like Honeysuckle White, Kroger, Safeway, Fit & Active and Golden Eagle.
5 Steps to Prep Your Kitchen for Power Outages
Your food doesn't have to spoil when summer storms leave you in the dark.
Salmonella Infections Traced to Backyard Chickens
An outbreak of salmonella has been traced to mail-order poultry chicks ordered for backyard chicken coups across much of the U.S.
Details: Organic Baby Spinach Recall
Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Markets is recalling organic spinach.
Salmonella in Papayas Blamed for Illness in 22 States
Agromod Produce is recalling papayas after the FDA traced a multi-state outbreak of foodborne illness to salmonella in its papayas.
USDA Proposes New Meat Labels
The USDA is proposing new rules for marinated and saline-injected meat and poultry products.
28 Delicious Summer Recipes
Seasonal summer recipes for grilling and taking advantage of farmers' market bounty.
FDA: Don't Drink This Raw Milk!
The FDA is warning consumers about raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy, which may have made people sick after being sold illegally across state lines.
Study: BPA Leaches from Aluminum Water Bottles
When it comes to BPA in water bottles, not all materials are created equal. Results of test show Bisphenol A leaching differences from stainless steel, aluminum and plastic water bottles.
Should Consumers be Warned of Mercury in Fish at the Grocery Store?
Earthjustice and others petition the FDA to label seafood according to mercury contamination. Advisories would help pregnant women, women of childbearing age and young children.
FDA: Don't Eat These Sprouts!
The FDA is warning people not to eat alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts in plastic bags from Evergreen Produce.
A 10th State Poised to Ban BPA in Baby and Toddler Products
Delaware could soon become the 10th state to ban BPA - Bisphenol A - in baby and children's products like baby bottles and sippy cups.
Green Your Pantry: 10 Do's and Don'ts Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cut the clutter and chemicals in the pantry with these simple steps, from green cleaning and stocking whole bulk foods to integrated pest management and safe nontoxic food storage tips.
Delicious Recipes for 13 Spring Fruits and Vegetables
Identify, store, and cook spring fruits and vegetables you find at the farmers market with confidence, including fiddlehead ferns, rhubarb, ramps and artichokes.
6 Great Vegetable Grilling Recipes
Backyard grilling doesn't have to mean meat. Check out these great vegetarian summer grilling recipes.
USDA Slow to Release Pesticide Residue Data
The USDA is slow to release its latest pesticide residue testing data, used to create Dirty Dozen lists, angering advocates like Environmental Working Group and Dr. Philip Landrigan.
Recall of Grape Tomatoes and Salads Expands (Again)
Grape tomatoes are being recalled due to salmonella. The grape tomato recall has prompted the recall of prepared supermarket salads sold at Walmart, Safeway, Sam's Club and other groceries.
Supervalu Grocery Chains Will Stock Sustainable Seafood
WWF and Supervalu are teaming up to stock sustainable Marine Stewardship Council-certified seafood and fish in Superalu's nine retail brand grocery stores nationwide.
Jonathan's Alfalfa Sprouts Recall Expands (Update)
There's a new alfalfa sprouts recall of Jonathan's alfalfa sprouts products.
Could These 13 Organic Foods Make Your Child Smarter?
Chlorpyrifos exposure in the womb leads to cognitive deficits in childhood, according to new research. Eating organic foods that don't have pesticide residue could reduce exposure.
Setting a Sustainable Seder Table
These Tips and Recipes Will Help Make Your Passover a Healthy and Sustainable One.
6 Steps to Mastering the Farmers' Market
Choose the best organic fruits and vegetables with these simple farmers market tips. Don't worry - shopping the farmers market is easy and delicious.
Delicious Recipes for 6 Spring Vegetables
Spring is finally here! Celebrate by heading to the farmers' market and trying one of these great spring vegetable recipes.
The Case Against Artificial Food Colorings: Should You Be Concerned?
The Food and Drug Administration is examining the health risks of synthetic food dyes, colorings and additives in light of concerns over hyperactivity, attention deficit, cancer and other health concerns.
To Cut Your Exposure to Synthetic Hormones, Stop Eating Canned Foods
To reduce exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates - two endocrine disrupting chemicals - stop eating canned foods like soups and canned tuna.
Choosing Safe Fish Should Soon Get Easier
The EPA has proposed a new rule to limit mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, which should eventually help rid fish of toxic contamination.
Alicia Silverstone's Recipes: See What She Eats to Stay Healthy, Energetic and Happy
Alicia Silverstone delivers 5 yummy recipes from her new book, The Kind Diet, for a healthier, happier you.
Greener St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Go green this St. Patty's Day by using organic or locally sourced ingredients in these Irish recipes.
Details on the Latest Ground Beef Recall
Creekstone Farms is recalling 40,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli.
Details on the RemedyTeas Organic Tea Recall
RemedyTeas is recalling organic herbal peppermint tea because of possible salmonella contamination. Details on the recall of organic herbal tea.
Skippy Peanut Butter Recall
Both Creamy and SuperChunk Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter are being recalled.
Is Cola's Caramel Color a Carcinogen?
The caramel coloring in cola and other foods may be carcinogenic, according to a new petition to the FDA to stop the processing of caramel coloring that produces two carcinogenic chemicals.
A Resolution for February: Eat Real Foods
Roger Doiron's #20ate campaign is urging people to eat real foods, rather than processed foods for the 28 days of February.
Fresh Cilantro Recall: Details
Sabor Farms is recalling fresh cilantro because of salmonella. Recalled brands include Nature's Reward, Ocean Mist, Tanimura & Antle and Queen Victoria labels.
Parsley and Cilantro Recall Includes Wegmans Brand
Little Bear brand leafy greens, herbs and root vegetables are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. Now Wegmans boncheff greenhouses parsley and cilantro are being recalled too.
Clover Sprout Recall Affects Four States
Sprouters Northwest is recalling 10 types of clover sprouts and other sprout products because of possible salmonella contamination.
Details on the Organic Beef Recall
Natures' Valley and Organic Valley organic ground beef and ground beef patties are being recalled due to E. coli contamination.
3 Ways New Meat Nutrition Labels Fail
New USDA meat nutrition labels, for ground beef and other cuts of beef, chicken, pork and turkey, fail in four basic ways, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Recall: Fresh Leafy Greens, Root Vegetables and Herbs
Little Bear brand leafy greens, herbs and root vegetables are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
Warning: Salmonella in Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Linked to 89 Illnesses
Alfalfa sprouts from Tiny Green Organic Farm, including those on sandwiches served at Jimmy John's restaurants, have been linked to a multi-state outbreak of salmonella poisoning causing dozens of illnesses.
Recall Expands to Include Dozens of Whole Foods Gingerbread Houses, Baked Goods and Desserts
Gingerbread houses and many other baked goods and desserts are being recalled from Whole Foods Markets and from Rolf's Patisserie because of staph infections and illnesses in at least two states.
5 Reasons to Like the New Food Safety Bill
FDA inspections of food processing facilities, and FDA food recalls should increase thanks to a new food safety bill, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010.
E. Coli in Raw Cheeses Causes Illnesses, Prompts Recall (Update)
Sally Jackson Cheese is recalling sheep's milk cheese, cow's milk cheese and goat cheese, in unlabeled unmarked packages wrapped in grape or chestnut leaves, due to E. coli contamination.
Thousands of Children Sickened by Rat Poison
Children poisoned by rodenticide rat poisons prompt thousands of calls to poison control centers every year.
Hold the Holiday Baking! Salmonella Prompts Walnut Recall
Tropical Fruit & Nut is recalling walnuts nationwide because of possible salmonella contamination by a supplier, Atlas Walnuts.
Study: Light Canned Tuna Has Less Mercury than White Tuna
A new study by Consumer Reports finds that white tuna has higher mercury levels than white tuna, and that government safe consumption limits are too weak to protect pregnant women and young children from mercury poisoning.
4 Reasons to Like the New School Nutrition Bill
The Child Nutrition Act will improve nutrition of school lunches, remove a lot of junk food from school vending machines and make healthy foods more available to more low income children.
The Top 10 Natural Sources of Vitamin D in Food
The top Vitamin D foods have many benefits whether you have Vitamin D deficiency or not (you probably do not). These foods are high in Vitamin D, and are better sources than supplements.
Hold the Holiday Baking! Salmonella Prompts Nutmeg Recall
Frontier Natural Co-op is recalling ground nutmeg. The Whole Foods and Frontier brand ground nutmeg recall affects all 50 U.S. states.