The high rates of Americans in the program show that for some, economic recovery remains far off.
Excessive sodium intake causes a host of health problems. Why stricter food regulation is the answer.
A British nutritionist confirms: extreme eating plans like Atkins contribute to weight gain, not loss.
Cupuaçu, a sweet tropical fruit, is getting buzz for being the next big thing in antioxidants.
The Chinese government punishes the people responsible for lacing baby formula with melamine.
A new study suggests it is. Why that's not a good enough reason for school cafeterias to serve it.
Food companies don't test their meat for E. coli because suppliers don't want them to and USDA doesn't make them.
After proposing regulations on Gulf Coast oysters to prevent food-borne illness, the government changes its mind.
BPA, a chemical additive found in a range of food products, is linked to erectile dysfunction, a study says.
The government warns beverage companies that alcoholic energy drinks are not approved and must be proven safe.
The Federal Trade Commission plans to investigate advertising aimed at children. The author says it's about time.
The dairy industry launches a campaign to stop the product from being pulled from school cafeterias.
With recent news about tainted meat, some wonder if they should eliminate it from their diets.
The cereal's boxes will no longer have a label that says the food can boost immunity. The author offers lessons.
A food standards agency stops companies from claiming their products improve customers' health.
Scientists discovered bisphenol A, a controversial plastic additive, in a range of products, from tuna to green beans.
Industry abandons the nutrition labeling program after the FDA announces an investigation.
Several physicians resigned from a medical group over its recent partnership with the soda company.
City attorneys go after Kellogg's for claiming their cereals boost immunity. How will the company respond?
New studies have suggestions for improving school lunch and getting produce into low-income communities.