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By Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News
On Tuesday evening, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria and frozen vegetables and fruits are believed to be the cause.
By Megan Thompson
In Chicago, the Department of Public Health has partnered with the city's data team to improve restaurant inspections by using analytics and social media to predict and detect which establishments are more likely to have potential food safety violations. NewsHour's…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean, according to new safety rules released Thursday by the government in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.
By Nora Daly
From extra traffic on the roads during one of the year’s busiest travel weekends to insect and sun exposure during hours spent outside to avoiding foodborne illness when firing up the grill for the first time this season, there are…
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 Rialda Zukic
Kraft Foods Group Inc. said on Friday it is recalling nearly 8,000 cases of Kraft American Singles after a supplier "did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft's temperature standards."…
Americans love their shrimp. We ate close to four pounds of it per person in 2012, according to the National Fisheries Institute. And if you're heading to a holiday party this season, you may even find yourself…
Creative commons photo curtsey flickr user Murtada al Mousawy A whopping 12 percent of spices imported to the U.S. are contaminated with some type of filth, according to a new report by the FDA. The average for…
Over the past 30 years, China has quadrupled its meat consumption. The nation's increasing appetite for pork has led a Chinese company to bid to buy American pork producer Smithfield Farms. Judy Woodruff talks to economists Steve Meyer and Thilo…
As the country strains to meet its growing food needs, Chinese consumers insist that the government not cut corners.
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