FDA can ignore taking action on overuse of antibiotics in livestock if it wants, says court
July 25, 2014, 11:56 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Even if the FDA knows something is harmful, it seems no one can make them do anything about it.
Acne products can cause harmful side effects, FDA warns
June 26, 2014, 9:17 a.m. by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Acne treatments do not currently list the more extreme, if rare, reactions some people may experience when using the products.
Is the FDA going to take away our wood-aged artisanal cheese?
June 11, 2014, 11:17 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
The FDA issued a statement, and then a full retraction, about its stance on aging cheese on wood. But what we want to know is what does this mean for the cheeses we love?
Hundreds of dogs dead and 3 people sick after eating jerky treats intended for pets
May 19, 2014, 11:42 a.m. by Laura Moss
Jerky dog treats made in China have been linked to about 1,000 dog deaths and illness in 3 people, but after years of investigation, the FDA doesn't know what is tainting the treats. (Video)
Why are white potatoes excluded from the WIC program?
March 3, 2014, 4:25 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Funding for many fresh fruits and vegetables increased with the new guidelines, but white potatoes have been excluded from the list of foods that can be purchased through WIC. Why?
Michelle Obama unveils nutrition label of the future
February 27, 2014, 3:56 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The FDA is opening up public comments for reaction to two possible nutrition labels. One will replace the label we’ve been looking at for 20 years.
Subway eliminated yoga mat chemical but Pillsbury, Sara Lee, and Wonder still use it
February 27, 2014, 2:41 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The Environmental Working Group’s food database turns up nearly 500 supermarket foods that contain azodicarbonamide, a chemical found in yoga mats and rubber soles of shoes.
Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy
A fire chief comforts a dog who refuses to leave his trapped owner's side
Returned to shelter 4 times, 'unmanageable' dog becomes real-life hero
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
13 superfoods you should be eating
Millions of people inhabit this 'hidden continent' that's 94% underwater