The World Trade Organization has slapped down food labeling laws in the United States regarding beef, proving claims that trade agreements can't trump local laws are false
Recently acquired documents from the Department of Agriculture show the agency initially had some trouble coming up with a clear position on the processed meat product called "Pink Slime" after growing public outcry to its inclusion in food products
Whole Foods has issued a recall on gingerbread houses made by an Illinois based bakery called Rolf's Patisserie. Apparently the gingerbread houses were tainted with Staphylococcus aureus. If you have one of these festive houses, please don't eat them.
Congress shot down the ban on BPA's. A recent study shows that BPA's are contaminating our money and coat most cash register receipts. Even if congress thinks BPA's need more research what harm could it do to ban them? You would think that the fear of impotence at the hands of BPA's would be motivation enough to ban them.
The FDA and Kellogg seem to have "special" relationship that lets Kellogg push their tainted cereal under the rug. Kellogg did respond quickly and recall the cereal but so quietly that the public doesn't even know what its tainted with.
<p>The US Department of Agriculture is finally going to crack down on low quality meat being distributed to schools, moving to tighten inspections and restrictions on what can and can't be dumped in school lunchrooms</p>
After a recent study found detectable levels of the toxin mercury in High Fructose Corn Syrup, a nearly universally used food sweetner, the President of the Corn Refiners Association released a statement that is pure PR (aka. Fear, Uncertainty or Doubt spin) to cover the safety issue
Growing evidence suggests that the Chinese Government is actively trying to censor information about the mass poisonings of it's citizens due to tainted milk
In a bold move to drastically reduce the size of the federal Budget, the Bush Administration announced it will suspend testing food for Pesticide Residue, saving the American Taxpayer....8 million bucks.