Those big, reusable plastic containers used to transport fruit and vegetables to the grocery store can continue to harbor pathogenic bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses even after being cleaned and sanitized, according to a new study.
A Pepin County, Wisconsin dairy has had its Grade A permit suspended for 30 days after being linked to an outbreak of Campylobacter that sickened dozens of athletes and coaches attending a football banquet in Durand, Wisconsin.
There has been a lot of discussion on the pros and cons of genetically-engineered food crops of late. But the vast majority of consumers are actually left in the dark over the safety of GMOs because the FDA, USDA and Monsanto say they are safe.
Nestle USA announced this week it would be dropping artificial flavorings and colors from its all of its chocolate candy bars by the end of 2015. The move to natural flavors and colors is in response to consumer demand.
“Imagine the ability to create a standing order that Starbucks delivered hot or iced to your desk daily,” says CEO Howard Schultz regarding their upcoming mobile order and pay app, launching by the end of this year.
Overseas markets are being extra cautious about Canadian beef until an investigation has been completed into the latest case of BSE, commonly called "mad cow disease." The current incident was detected on Feb. 7, and confirmed on Feb. 11 by the CFIA.
The rates of Listeria monocytogenes in retail food delis indicates that standard cleaning procedures are not enough to eradicate the potentially dangerous bacteria, according to a new study by researchers at Purdue University.
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What we eat is often times a cultural thing, like eating grits if you're a Southerner, or Sauerbraten if you're German. When an unwary customer visited an Asian super market in Los Angeles and saw a whole, frozen raccon in the meat case, she freaked out.
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave their approval to Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ genetically engineered Arctic Apples, despite the agency's environmental review receiving over 73,000 comments voicing opposition to the fruit.
Nutritional experts and the American public both agree on the importance and value of fresh fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Along with this perception, there has been a significant increase in the production of these healthy products.