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Whole Foods Gingerbread Houses Recalled

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

There's trouble in Candyland. Whole Foods and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced a recall of gingerbread houses produced by Rolf's P...

The Food Safety Bill: Deeply Flawed, But Still Needed

Josh Ozersky at Time.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The Senate's Food Safety Modernization Act, prematurely announced as a done deal a week ago, is stalled again -- or "doomed," if you go by some news o...

Lucia Graves

Sweeping Food-Safety Bill Backed By Unlikely Coalition

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Food Safety Modernization Act, which would vastly improve the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's ability to ensure the nation's foo...

Senate Reaches Agreement On Food Safety Bill To Exempt Small Farms

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — Some small farms would be exempt from government efforts to prevent foodborne illness under a Senate agreement on food safety legis...

Egg Recall Expands To More Than Half A Billion Nationwide

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — More than a half-billion eggs have been recalled in the nationwide investigation of a salmonella outbreak that Friday expanded to i...

In The Public Interest : Food Safety Delays Make Us Sick

Elizabeth Hitchcock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Hitchcock

Last week, I met an extraordinary eighth grader from Henderson, Nevada. Rylee Gustafson may be only 13 years old, but she got excused from school to...

Green News Report: September 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're back...

Experts Warn: Run From All Runny Eggs

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Stir

If you're pregnant, be especially careful with any eggs, and if you're not pregnant, you need to start thinking like a pregnant lady and avoid any and all foods that contain raw or uncooked eggs in any form.

E. Coli Prompts Recall Of 8,500 Pounds Of Ground Beef

The Washington Post | Martin Weil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

About 8,500 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with a type of E. coli bacteria are being recalled by a company in Pennsylvania, the Depa...

Green News Report: August 26, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Aid slowly...

Green News Report: August 24, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Egg-gregio...

Corporate Rotten Eggs

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Corporations that play fast and loose with one set of laws are likely to cut corners on others. Scarce inspection resources should be targeted at them rather than at the good eggs.

Green News Report: August 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: IN TODAY'S...

Lettuce Recall: E. Coli Possibly In 23 States' Supply

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — An E. coli outbreak possibly linked to tainted lettuce has sickened at least 19 people in Ohio, New York and Michigan, including st...

The Latest In Food Recalls: Bison Meat, Chicken Of The Sea Tuna

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

In the slideshow below we'll be keeping track of the latest major U.S. food -- and food-related -- recalls. According to the Institute of Medicin...

Ice Cream Recall: Kroger Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Label Omits Nuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The Kroger Co. is recalling certain containers of its Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream. The recalled ice cream contains tree nuts, which the ingred...

Food Safety in the US: We're on Red Alert

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Andrew Kimbrell

Illnesses caused by contaminated foods, which could be prevented with proper government oversight, are instead causing massive hospitalization and the deaths of thousands of Americans.

Green News Report -- May 25, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New Rules for...

Alfalfa Sprouts Recall: Salmonella Sickens 23

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON — Alfalfa sprouts recalled because of salmonella poisoning were sold to more than 400 Wal-Mart stores in 15 states, a spokeswoman for...

Green News Report -- March 11, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iPhone, Android, Palm Pre and BlackBerry! IN TODAY'S RADI...

Processed Food Recall: Company Continued To Use Tainted Ingredient For A Month Despite Salmonella Contamination

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The company responsible for a ballooning recall of processed foods continued to manufacture and distribute a flavor-enhancing ingre...

Colbert Clears Up Which Pringles Flavors Recalled Over Salmonella (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert issued a consumer alert last night clarifying which two -- and only two -- Pringles flavors are affected by the FDA's latest recal...

Pringles Recall: Chips RECALLED Due To Contamination Risk

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new Pringles recall affects two Pringles flavors: Restaurant Cravers Cheeseburger and Family Faves Taco Night. The FDA believes these products may ...

Follow Your Heart RECALL: dressing, deli products

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A wide range of processed foods – including soups, snack foods, dips and dressings – is being recalled after salmonella...

Salami Recall: 1.2 Million Pounds Of Salami Recalled

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — A Rhode Island meat company recalled 1.24 million pounds of pepper-coated salami on Saturday, after officials conducting a ...