Frankenfish: Critics are concerned about the safety of the food to humans and the salmon's effect on the environment.
Diet drugs are competing to win government approval. But a Food and Drug Administration panel rejects the second of three diet drugs: Arena's lorcaserin.
DNA testing deliver uncertainty. Faulty interpretation and incomplete genetic research are cited in direct-to-consumer tests.
Vermont is worried consumers will confuse Log Cabin natural syrup with its maple syrup.
Milk recall affects consumers in five northeastern states.
The man behind Wright County Egg, the firm involved in last month's egg recall, may not be reviled in Iowa, but he's not admired either. How his egg business has changed Clarion, Iowa.
[Editor's note: For an updated list of brand names and plants involved in the egg recall as of Aug. 26, click here.] Egg recall? It's just the latest in a number of high-profile food recalls in the United States in the past five years. The rate of major food-borne illnesses is down since the 1996-98 period, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this year. But with food production concentrated in large companies with regional or nationwide distribution, the US has seen several major food recalls. Among the biggest (click the right arrow for each new item):
Two farms that recalled 450 million potentially-tainted eggs have links to an Iowa businessman reported to have been cited for 'numerous health, safety, and employment violations.'
After a lackluster 2009 edition, this year's Tour de France was filled with action, from the cementing of Contador and Schleck's rivalry to Armstrong's bumpy exit from the sport he dominated in unprecedented fashion.