California voters will soon decide whether to require special labels for food made from genetically modified ingredients, in a closely watched test of consumer attitudes about the merits of genetically engineered crops.
Quarantines were lifted on two Central California dairies associated with a case of mad cow disease after investigators found no link between the illness and food the diseased bovine might have consumed, federal officials said Friday.
Arsenic is a dangerous poison that for decades has frightened people by its name alone, but now the substance is finding its way into popular foods.
The man who invented Zicam was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation for illegally marketing an unapproved drug he claimed could prevent and treat bird flu.
Gerber has announced the voluntary recall of some powdered infant formula.
When it comes to food, there is more than what meets the eye with synthetic dyes added to everything from cereal to fresh fruit and some believe it could affect our health.
A Food and Drug Administration panel is reconsidering whether to approve the diet pill Qnexa.
A Southern California firm is recalling an herbal female sexual enhancement supplement because it contains a drug not listed on the label.
If you are one of the millions of Americans who experience heartburn, help may be on the way, researchers at the University of Southern California announced.
It could get much more difficult to breathe in the new year for millions in the Southland who suffer from asthma.
The Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today that a California company was recalling approximately 2,300 pounds of chorizo because of mis-branding.
Asian food distributor Korean Farm is voluntarily recalling certain Assi brand frozen oysters from Korea after the Food and Drug Administration says they were linked to a norovirus outbreak that sickened three people in Washington state.
Yamaya USA, Inc. is recalling its Yamaya Masago because it may be contaminated with listeria.
The Food and Drug Administration is revising the nutrition facts label — that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging — to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic.
In a decision that could affect millions of women, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel found that the best-selling cancer drug in the world should not be used on breast cancer patients.