A Consumer Reports analysis found disturbingly high levels of salmonella and other bacteria in chicken sold at retailers and …
The plants linked to salmonella-tainted chicken that has sickened nearly 300 people will remain open, despite calls to shut them down.
The government is closed — which means that important public health programs like disease-tracking and food safety efforts, not to mention important basic medical research, may be going dark.
It’s well known advice for pregnant women — don’t eat fish while you’re expecting, since the mercury they contain could harm a developing brain.
Use-by dates are contributing to millions of pounds of wasted food each year.
Recalled Chobani yogurt may have led to nausea and cramps in 89 people.
The first cases emerged at the end of June, and health officials have only just identified the possible source of the cyclospora contamination that has sickened more than 400 people. Why is the outbreak so difficult to track?
Officials still don’t know how more than 200 people in the U.S. fell beginning in mid June, but they know why — most were infected with the cyclospora parasite.
Foodborne illnesses are a continuing problem in the U.S., but labs that are supposed to detect the presence of pathogens aren’t up to snuff, according to a new report.
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal.
CDC cites most common sources of foodborne illnesses