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American Diet Has 43% - 73% Too Much Sodium
FDA is pressured to regulate salt as an additive to limit sodium in our diet.
After Oil Spill, Bans Lifted on Fishing
Fishing and crabbing bans are lifted in San Francisco Bay, about two weeks after the spill of tens of thousands of gallons of toxic bunker oil.
Farmed or Wild, Salmon Often Goes Unlabeled
A group of consumers want to sue grocery stores to force them to label farmed or wild salmon.
FDA Mulls a Low-Sodium Mandate
The FDA may change the definition of salt so it can limit its use in processed foods.
Most Schools Fail Healthy Lunch Test
Most schools fail the nutrition test on school lunch report card.
Just Stop Eating So Much
Brian Wansink was appointed recently as the head of the Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
Jenny McCarthy Highlights Autism in Holiday Show
Jenny McCarthy highlights autism awareness during a holiday tree lighting. She has focused on the role of food and diet in the treatment of autism.
Ground Beef Recall For Possible E. coli Contamination
Recalled beef for possible e.coli contamination may be up to as much as 96,000 pounds.
6 Ways To Guard Yourself Against Non-Organic Pesticides in Food
A handful of simple tricks of the trade will lower your risks of pesticide exposure.
8 Good Reasons for Following the Localtarian Trend
How To Ensure That The Latest Food Trend Doesn't Become A Food Fad
Tyson Can't Claim Chicken is "Raised Without Antibiotics"
USDA told Tyson it can't label its chicken antibiotic free.
High Commodity Prices Hurt Large Food Manufacturers' Bottom Line
Sky high wheat prices may be costing you a lot of bread for your bread.
Government May Require Meat Producers To Wait For Test Results
USDA looking to take stringent approach to thwart more meat recalls and food born illnesses.
Why Ads Make You Fat
America's growing weight problem gets a boost from processed food marketing.
An E.coli Loophole In The Beef Industry?
American meat companies allowed to sell tainted meat as long as its cooked first.
Seafood Latest Victim Of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill
Last weeks oil spill in the bay of San Francisco is now having a huge impact on the seafood industry.
San Francisco Oil Spill Closes State's Largest Oyster Producer
The latest oil spill is taking its toll on bay oyster producers at the cost of tens of millions of dollars in damage.
Bush: FDA Needs More Food Safety Authority
Responding to food recalls, Bush proposes new authority for FDA to regulate food safety of imports.
Grass-Fed Beef has Reduced Risk of E. Coli
Feeding cattle natural dry grass instead of corn or grain reduces the risk of contaminated meat.
U.S. Needs More Power to Prevent Tainted Foods and Toxic Toys
Panel recommends that President Bush boost power of FDA so it can inspect more foods and drugs, and order mandatory recalls.
Cargill Recalls 1 Million Pounds of Meat
Cargill recalls more than 1 million pounds of ground beef products, just weeks after Topps Meat Co. went out of business after one of the nation's largest meat recalls.
Used to Be a Farmer? Here's $26 Billion
Farm bill pays out billions of dollars for doing nothing.
Bush Nominates New Agriculture Secretary
Presidnet Bush nominates a new Agriculture secretary.
USDA Tightens E. coli Inspection Process
USDA announces new program for inspection meat facilities in an effort to stop E. coli contamination, following the huge recall of Topps Meat beef.
4 Best Web Tools to Help You Eat Local
A Quick And Dirty Guide To Sourcing Local And Seasonal Eats Via The Web
How to Buy Sustainable Seafood
Three Web sites and Six Questions to Help You Choose Wisely
One Fish, Two Fish? Bad Fish, Good Fish?
For Pregnant Women and Mothers, Conflicting Recommendations on Mercury and Omega-3s
Bad Food "Refused Entry" to U.S. -- But Who Knew?
FDA Fails to Label Food Rejected at a Port, So Sometimes Importers Just Find Another Port
Pot Pie Recall: ConAgra Shuts Plant
Salmonella Outbreak has Sickened 139 People in 30 States
Banquet Pot Pies Linked to Salmonella
Giant Con-Agra Warns Consumers About Turkey and Chicken Pot Pies
Kraft Recalls White Chocolate
Salmonella Bacteria Prompts Voluntary Recall With FDA
What any raw food fanatic should know
The presence of the potentially-deadly bacteria E. coli in vegetables has become more of a problem, as last year's spinach scare demonstrated.
Save on Sustainable Foods: 10 Foods You Don't Have to Buy Organic
A short list of foods that retain the least amount of pesticide residue.
What's In A Label? Real Fruit, We Hope.
Antioxidant-rich fruit sherbets, real fruit in a tube, and fruit-studded chips will be making their way into your local markets in full force this year.
Global Warming Affecting Wine Vintages Worldwide
Vintners Moving into Colder Climes to Preserve -- or Expand -- Vineyards
Hamburger Meat Recalled Due to E. coli
Bacteria May Have Sickened 21 People in Eight States
Studies Suggest That Some Teas May Prevent Lung Cancer
More Health Benefits Found In Tea Leaves
Dole Recalls Salad Due to E. coli
World's Largest Veggie Producer Pulls "Dole Hearts Delight" Off Shelves And Warns Consumers
Dole Recalls Lettuce Due to E. coli
Here's the Need-to-Know Information to Keep Your Family Safe
Organic Farmers Fear Cross Pollination of Roundup Ready Alfalfa
Farmers Worry Affected Alfalfa Will Harm Organic Foods
Judge Nixes NYC Calorie-Posting Rule
Calorie Counts Off Menus For Now
ADHD: 7 Suspect Food Additives
Food Colorings And Sodium Benzoate May Adversely Affect Your Children's Behavior
World's First Sustainable Tuna Fishery Is Certified
A popular but imperiled fish gets a boost.
Edible Schoolyard and New Orleans: A Recipe For Success
Two Years Later, Alice Waters' Edible Schoolyard Brings Hope To Young Victims Of Hurricane Katrina
Organic Milk Program Shows Some Muscle
Investigation Prompts Large Organic Dairy To Change Its Ways To Retain "Organic" Label
To Be or Not To Be rbST-Free
Farmers Must Make Decision To Produce Milk That's Hormone-Free Or Pay The Price
Spinach Recall: Salmonella Taints Bagged Greens
Certain Metz Fresh Spinach Bags Sold In Grocery Stores Is Unsafe
Zero Trans Fats Doesn't Mean No Trans Fats
When It Comes To Foods With Trans Fats, Labels Can Be Misleading
Coca Cola Using Banned Sweetener In Mexico
A Carcinogen Banned In U.S. For Nearly 40 Years, Used Today In "Zero"
Cranberry's Cancer-Fighting Clout
A Native Fruit Could Bolster Chemo Treatment