FDAImports' CEO Ben England discusses regulatory oversight of produce processing by the FDA and how the agency's powers have expanded in this area since the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act. How will the agency's new rules impact the produce industry?
The Deleware Valley Fish Company in Norristown, Pa., ships about one million pounds of eel per year. A third generation sniggler — or eel fisherman — Barry Kratchman is part of a niche market that helps support thousands of families in the Northeast.
Indiana farmers look to make a comeback after Chamberlain Farms, located in Owensville, Ind., was linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak last year. Food safety officials are hoping that new rules proposed this month requiring stricter sanitation standards for produce growers will help put farmers on the right track.
Arlene, a food poisoning victim, shares the story of her illness and recovery from salmonella poisoning. After eating undercooked eggs at a restaurant, Arlene became ill and was rushed to the hospital, where she was held for seven days.
Christy Porter founded Hidden Harvest after learning that 40 percent of the nation's food supply goes to waste. The company in California's Coachella Valley "rescues" excess produce from farm fields and works to delivers it each month to 60,000 senior citizens and poor people in need of food.
FDA officials say the conditions inside the Georgia plant responsible for last year's massive peanut butter recall were an accident waiting to happen. The company allegedly retested samples positive for salmonella until getting a negative result — and then shipped the product to retailers.
Superfoods are said to pack more than their share of nutrients, positively impacting the health of those who eat them. Three new studies take a peek into the foods that are keeping us healthy, making us smart and causing us to eat too much.
In this indepth feature, food safety attorney Bill Marler talks with Kimberly Halkett of Aljazeera English about the state of food safety in the U.S., what new proposed FDA rules could mean for consumers and whether these new rules are coming too little too late.
As shoppers grow more interested in what's in their food, the FDA is proposing an update. The push for updates comes after consumers reported to the agency that labels can often be confusing, especially with regard to calorie and nutrition information.
Hong Kong estimates that over 3,500 tons of food waste is generated each day in the city, which led the city to taking drastic action. Scientists, NGOs and the government are working together to turn food waste into bio-plastics and detergents.
A new report reveals that the products on grocery shelves may not be what they seem. Food Fraud Detectives USP says counterfeit ingredients are on the rise across the food spectrum and can be found in products like olive oil, spices and fruit juices.
Whole Foods recently made Fortune's list of the 100 best companies to work for. The company's CEO takes viewers on a tour of one of his stores, discussing nutrient density, local sourcing and sustainability — topics about which the company hopes to educate customers.
What many are calling the first celebrity clam appeared recently in a YouTube video simply titled, "Clam Eats Salt." The video, which appears to be of the clam "licking" salt from a table, actually shows the animal exposing its strong, sensitive foot, and it has many taking a pass on seafood dishes.
Mars was named to Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For." Fortune's David A. Kaplan interviews Debra A. Sandler, the president of Mars Chocolate North America, to find out what makes the processor of some of the world's most iconic candy brands so sweet to work for.
Lauren Dieckmann of Novus International previews some of the events her company is sponsoring at this year's IPPE in Atlanta. The company will be sponsoring a happy hour and breakfast as well as other events during the show, which takes place January 29-13, 2013.
With the new year comes a slew of lists claiming to have found the worst-for-you foods in America. ABC singles out some of the top contenders for the Extreme Eating Award from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. From 1,700-calorie breakfasts to pasta with three days' allowance of saturated fat, these gut-busting dishes will shock even the most ardent fast food fan.
The Palm Springs Unified School District in California is participating in a first-in-the-nation program, receiving fruits and vegetables directly from area farmers to give elementary school students healthy choices at lunchtime and, the program's champions hope, help curb the obesity epidemic in their community.
The Irish government recently uncovered the ongoing sale of burgers labeled as beef but containing as much as 29 percent horsemeat. The technical director of one of the grocery chains found to be selling the mislabeled burgers discusses how the store was alerted to the problem and what happened next.
Science is increasingly uncovering evidence that some foods can change brain chemistry, mimicking the effects of addiction. One author claims that her faith helped her overcome her cravings and the issues she had surrounding eating.