Over the previous week, several companies such as General Mills, Mars and Kellogg have reported plans to mark genetically modified items despite the fact that they don't believe it's a smart thought.
Contrary to the efforts of some of the biggest names in the food world, who have reportedly spend millions of dollars to avoid labeling that their products contain genetically engineered ingredients, from July 1, consumers will come to know of whether the packaged foods they are purchasing any genetically modified plants.
Who doesn't love chocolates? It's one of the most popular foods all over the world. But health watchdog As You Sow released a report that says a dangerous amount of lead and cadmium are found in some popular chocolate brands.
If the federal officials are to be believed, the E. coli outbreak that was traced to fresh sprouts seems to be over. Earlier, they said that 11 people from two states had fallen ill following consumption of E. coli infected alfalfa sprouts made by Jack & The Green Sprouts.
Believe it or not, fake and adulterated meat, alcohol blended with methanol and, worse still, pet foods are mixed in products meant for human consumption are still be sold in many stores and malls across the United Kingdom. In fact, food crime continues to wreck havoc even three years after the notorious horsemeat scandal in the country.
Food manufacturers are not yet requried to place warning labels on products that contain BPA liners. However, stores are required to post general notices by May 11 informing the public on the dangers of BPA as well as the possibility that some products could contain the chemical.
Federal health officials have declared that Salmonella found in a food product called RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal and marketed by Garden of Life has infected as many as 27 people in eight states.
Microwave radiations are widely used not only in cooking but also in TV Broadcasting, radar and mobile phones. Reheating your food in the microwave, however, is a bit controversial. Others say it is not healthy to heat your food in the microwave oven. But according to an article by Forbes, microwaves don't really affect the nutritional contents of your food, except for some losses in its water content.
Classified as an ultra-processed food item, people have leared to be wary of soft drinks, or at least, control the amount they consume. However, there are actually far worst drinks than sodas in terms of sugar content. Though tea, coffee and chocolate have proven health benefits, it would be best to steer clear of these drinks due to their high sugar content which would make the regular soda look almost "healthier" by comparison.
One of the world's most favorite fruit is probably the avocado. Its mushy, greenish and tasty mash is equally healthy and nutritional. It can be turned into smoothie, ice cream, salad, pancake, toast and many more. But lately there were videos and recipes going around claiming that the avocado seeds are good for your body. But can we really eat avocado seeds? Experts say, you probably shouldn't.
Following several years of inspections, warnings as well as notices by the Food and Drug Administration Federal, federal attorneys led by the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint on Monday last seeking to immediately stop the Native American Enterprises LLC from distributing adulterated food.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ultimate goal to be achieved by a food establishment inspection is to prevent foodborne diseases. Hence, inspections from state to state are underway to all food service operations.
California Health Officials Warn Against Mexican-Style Soft Cheese Following Rise in Salmonella Infections
The dramatic increase in Salmonella infections since 2015 has led the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to issue a warning to the public last week regarding the consumption of illegally produced Mexican-type soft cheeses, which are mainly sold by street vendors.
Cage-free, range-free, or pasteurized eggs. Does it matter?
The advice is suggested after the 2014's finding that confirmed the presence of bacteria in Miller's Organic Farm products in Pennsylvania
Ultra-processed foods - think chips, cookies or your average fast-food meal - have been again and again tied to adverse health outcomes
May 28 is National Burger Day, aka National Hamburger Day, and the lesser-known National Brisket Day. It's also considered International Burger Day.
Philadelphia restaurants and restaurateurs have been racking up the national accolades in recent years, mainly for splashy destinations, such as Zahav and Vetri.
Trade could be key to balancing conservation of freshwater sources and food security