June 21st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Crashing bee populations garner much-needed national focus, icky food gets recalled (boo for salmonella!), and ag-gag enthusiasts brace for battle with a whole new (pro-transparency, anti-foolishness) dragon. What other shenanigans transpired this week, in the food world? Glad you asked! Here's the scoop
June 17th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
The chia recall that sickened over 50 people has expanded, and experts now have a theory about what caused the contamination
June 11th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Several companies are issuing a chia recall for a range of chia products. We've got a list of the recalled chia products in the U.S. and Canada as of June
May 31st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Did you see those great new vegan cooking sites that just launched? Did you hear about the secret for getting kids to ask for seconds on their veggies? And oh my goodness, what about that 3-D printed food for nursing home patients?! In other news, a science group files a complaint against the USDA over antibiotic resistant salmonella, and Idaho's ag-gag foolishness faces well-deserved constitutional challenges. Read on, for all the week's tastiest food news -- in one convenient package!
May 28th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
It seems we can’t go a week anymore without seeing another scary food recall on the news. Last week it was hummus and 1.8 million pounds of beef. This week’s food recall is walnuts…not one recall, not two, but three walnut recalls
April 5th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Ag-gag, organic standards, and GMO labeling debates rage through this week's food news cycle. Meanwhile Tyson recalls contaminated chicken nuggets (mmm, plastic!), and the media erupts with glee over an Australian study they say indicts vegetarianism: does it really? Don't miss the drama -- find the week's hottest food news here!
March 29th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
I'll give it to you straight: this week's food news isn't for the faint of heart! Food recalls, food insecurity, corporate SNAP exploitation, and 3-D food printing loom large on the week's newsfeed. But there's good news too: Hawaii's surfers are getting up to some nifty non-GMO activism, and Samuel L. Jackson gives vegan eating (yet another) hefty celebrity boost. So don't be afraid: read on, for the worst and best news this week in the world of food!
January 25th, 2013 | by Heather Carr
Annie's Homegrown, Inc., a brand many of us know for their tasty organic and natural convenience foods, has issued a recall for their rising crust frozen pizzas
November 28th, 2012 | by Heather Carr
After finding multiple instances of salmonella contamination and unsafe food handling practices at Sunland's nut processing plant, the FDA has shut them down
August 27th, 2012 | by Heather Carr
Once the source of the salmonella contaminated cantaloupe was announced, that was the end of it, right? Not quite. The FDA didn't announce the source of the salmonella; they only said where the cantaloupe originated. Yeah, that sounds tricky
August 23rd, 2012 | by Heather Carr
Wednesday evening, the FDA named the farm associated with the salmonella outbreak in cantaloupe. The cantaloupe was grown at Chamberlain Farms of Owensville, Indiana.
August 20th, 2012 | by Heather Carr
The southwest Indiana farm that is the source of the salmonella-contaminated cantaloupe remains unidentified. Health officials traced the salmonella to the source by the middle of last week, but have declined to release the name of the farm