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The Food and Drug Administration is considering tougher oversight of infant formula labeling and advertising to ensure that the often misleading "stru...

Jennifer Grayson

Environmental journalist and author of Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy (HarperCollins)

The Teal Pumpkin Project is an initiative started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) to provide children with food allergies a trick-or-treating experience that is safe for them.


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By Anita Mirchandani

In an era of increasingly alarming food recalls, high-pressure processing (HPP) has been making an appearance within a few di...

GMO labeling backers cursing -- a law that will continue to leave consumers largely in the dark about the GMO content of their groceries.

Carey Gillam

Veteran journalist; Research Director for U.S. Right to Know, a non-profit consumer education group

These days, it seems as if the government is getting more and more involved with telling consumers what they can and can't eat.

Corinne Kantor

Registered Dietetic Technician, Certified LEAP Therapist, founder of The Food Cop, award-winning writer

By Elisabeth Leamy

Gas stations now make more money off of food than they do from gas, in terms of profit margins. In fact, many should really be c...

Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Cardiac Surgeon and Host of the Emmy-Award Winning 'The Dr. Oz Show'

A recent recall of over 350 frozen vegetable and fruit products should have you hunting in your freezer. Unfortunately, consuming this produce could land you in your local hospital ER with unpleasant results.

Vytenis Andriukaitis is the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. Andriukaitis is the first doctor ever put in charge of EU health pol...

The numbers don't lie -- U.S. consumer demand for organic food is surging as people look for what they see as healthy offerings for themselves and their families.

Carey Gillam

Veteran journalist; Research Director for U.S. Right to Know, a non-profit consumer education group

No April Fools joke here. Asbestos -- a known human carcinogen -- has not been banned and is still legal in the United States.

We desperately need a new American trade policy. To achieve that, first, we must do no further harm. We must not enact any more-of-the-same, job-killing, race-to-the-bottom agreements.

We've all heard the rumors of chefs spitting in customers' food, of employees ignoring the obligatory restroom signs and not washing their hands...

The USDA is happy to hand over much of its verification authority, then turn a blind eye to the abuse that inevitably continues when they're not watching.

Erica Meier

Executive Director, Compassion Over Killing

Plastic is everywhere. Not just in our homes and cars and offices - it has moved beyond our garbage bins and can be found littered on our city streets...

Tim Ward

Author of The Master Communicator's Handbook, and co-owner of Intermedia Communications

Today, while we celebrate Dr. King's legacy, we need also to look at ourselves in the mirror. Have we really done enough to fulfill his vision of meeting the most basic needs of Americans? The simple answer is no.

After I gave a few examples of how the TPP can ruin the lives of Americans, (which I recorded), I admonished the young man from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his dereliction of duty in laying out the whole truth.