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By Candice Choi, Associated Press
Americans should not eat romaine lettuce amid an ongoing E. coli outbreak, according to a food safety alert.
By Laura Santhanam
When an outbreak of Shigella -- a bacteria closely related to Salmonella -- at a San Jose, Calif. seafood restaurant sickened dozens of people last weekend, Yelp reviewers were on the case, right alongside public health officials.
By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
Blue Bell Creameries of Texas and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio — extremely popular brands in their home states — took all their products off shelves this week. Blue Bell ice cream is linked to 10 illnesses in four…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.
Shellfish made poisonous by toxic algae may bloom into bigger problem…
In other news Friday, the Food and Drug Administration proposed far-reaching new food safety rules to prevent deadly outbreaks of food poisoning each year. Also, President Obama's re-election was made official when the Electoral College were certified and tallied in…
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