Presidential order sounds alarm on bacteria resistant to antibiotics; reduction in farm use is one of the targets
Researchers say universities build fire walls so they can report their findings; others say money source decides what gets studied
A Texas researcher is growing citrus plants resistant to a bacteria that is decimating the Florida orange groves.
While some scientists say studies are clear on the safety of GMOs, consumer advocates say more studies are needed.
Recent study found organics contain higher level of antioxidants.
Organic is a small but growing share of the food market. Shoppers pay more but get produce and meats produced according to government standa…
Experts debate whether the pesticide residue on and in fruits and vegetables can harm humans
As consumers become increasingly picky about their choices of fruits and vegetables, experts say progress is being made to drive down the re…
Lawmakers and consumer groups oppose a USDA rule that is expected to allow chickens raised in the United States but cooked in China to be so…
The Food and Drug Administration, the agency charged with insuring the safety of your food, doesn’t want to talk about it.
The Food Safety Modernization Act was passed in 2011 to address public health worries about the food supply. The FDA’s strategy is to requir…
Only two percent of imported human food and animal feed regulated by the FDA is physically inspected; 98 percent is not.
Food imports are up 60 percent in the last decade but very little of it gets physically inspected before you buy it.