posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Government inspectors discovered that 44.4 percent of rice and rice products tested this year in the southern city of Guangzhou in Guangdong province showed high levels of cadmium.
posted on March 29, 2013 at 11:26 AM
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, more than half of the rivers and streams in the United States are in poor biological health and are not able to support healthy populations of aquatic insects and other creatures.
posted on January 11, 2013 at 4:06 PM
Late last week, the Food and Drug Administration proposed two new food safety rules it hopes will help prevent foodborne illness. The proposed rules implement the landmark Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA signed into law two years ago by...
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:18 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.
posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:15 PM
The popularity of unpasteurized raw milk remains strong despite warnings from public health officials about its dangers and outbreaks of bacterial infections.
posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:13 PM
A Minnesota food company said Friday it is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states after testing revealed some may be contaminated with listeria.
posted on December 16, 2011 at 3:50 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled a free online tool aimed at helping farmers lower their risk of contamination on the farm by generating customized food safety plans.
posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:30 PM
The Food and Drug Administration says the deadly listeria outbreak in cantaloupe was probably caused by pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean packing equipment at a Colorado farm.
posted on September 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM
Farm state lawmakers work to strengthen the agricultural safety net. Wildfires wreak havoc in Texas, thanks to the worst single-year drought in state history. Nebraskans offer their impressions of a proposed oil pipeline above the Ogallala...