RICHMOND — More than 90 tons of prepackaged salads and sandwiches were recalled by a Richmond catering company because a bacterial strain of E. coli has been linked to its products, federal health officials announced Sunday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Glass Onion Catering recalled approximately 181,620 pounds of [...]
CNN) — China has halted imports of some New Zealand milk powders after a company disclosed that three batches of an ingredient used in sports drinks and baby formula tested positive for a strain of bacteria that causes botulism.
The New Zealand-based Fonterra Group said Saturday that three batches of its whey protein tested positive [...]
We apologise if you’re eating, because what we are about to tell you is disgusting. Dis-gust-ing.
An underground network has been busted for smuggling old chicken feet, some of which are 46 years past their sell-by date, to be sold in markets in Guangxi, China. *shudders*
According to The Telegraph, the Vietnamese smuggling ring was [...]
A new report has revealed that the rice supply in at least 30 countries may have already been contaminated with genetically modified strains from US exports, thereby threatening worldwide contamination.
A new report by the GM Contamination Register has disclosed US Department of Agriculture findings from 2006 and 2007, which show that the department detected [...]
Cows slaughtered after testing positive for tuberculosis have been sold for human consumption by the government’s food and farming ministry.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs sold raw meat from 28,000 animals a year, distributed for human consumption.
But, The Sunday Times reports, the meat is banned by most supermarkets and burger chains.
If you or your kids enjoy pre-packaged convenience foods commonly found in grocery stores across the U.S. such as Froot Loops, Swanson dinners, Mountain Dew, and frozen potato and bread products, you may think twice before purchasing them after hearing what they contain: dangerous chemicals that other countries around the globe have deemed toxic to [...]
China‘s Shuanghui International has made a $4.7bn bid to takeover Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, in what would be the biggest takeover of a US company by a Chinese firm to date – if it passes regulatory hurdles.
The deal is likely to run into heavy opposition in Washington, where a series of [...]
PROBLEM: Under Obamacare, major fast food chains will be required to print calorie counts on menus. The idea presumes that we still don’t really know what we’re getting into with fast food. Don’t we?
METHODOLOGY: Researchers led by Dr. Jason Block at Harvard surveyed people at fast food restaurants across New England. They talked with 1877 [...]
Fish is supposed to be one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It is generally lean, nutrient rich, and contains valuable omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to have numerous health benefits. Unfortunately our seafood often contains many things that are less desirable. We are importing an increasingly large amount of our fish and [...]
John Nese is the proprietor of Galcos Soda Pop Stop in LA. His father ran it as a grocery store, and when the time came for John to take charge, he decided to convert it into the ultimate soda-lovers destination. About 500 pops line the shelves, sourced lovingly by John from around the world. John [...]