Lee Hochberg reports on the difficulty in tracking the source of tainted foods and the complicated trail from production to sale.
Concerns over salmonella contamination have led the FDA to issue nationwide health warnings for tomatoes. This in turn has led to many vendors recalling or prohibiting the use of tomatoes in their products. A food safety journalist discusses the tomato…
The USDA has ordered a California company to recall a record 140 million pounds of ground beef as part of a federal investigation into animal abuse and health code violations. A representative of the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service…
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Drug makers on Thursday voluntarily pulled several children's nonprescription cold medicines off the market less than two weeks after government regulators warned of possible health risks to infants.
The Pentagon announced Tuesday that in the next few months some 1,200 Marine reservists, formerly active-duty service members, will be recalled for duty in the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Experts discuss the consequences of the decision.
Los Angeles Times editor John Carroll on Sunday staunchly defended his paper's decision to publish articles detailing allegations of sexual improprieties by Republican candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger just days before the California recall election.
The voters of California, angered by a sagging economy and the perceived failings of the incumbent governor, turned out in large numbers to oust Gov. Gray Davis and replace him with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
An estimated 10 million California voters will decide the fate of Gov. Gray Davis Tuesday but, if the election is close, the official result may not be declared for weeks.
A federal appeals court Tuesday reinstated California's Oct. 7 gubernatorial recall election, rejecting a three-judge panel's decision that would have postponed it for months because of concerns over punch-card ballots.
A full complement of federal appeals court judges will reconsider the postponement of the California gubernatorial recall election, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Friday.
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