| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Of all the restrictions on food the Food and Drug Administration could propose, a rule that would, in effect, eliminate artificial trans fats is probably one of the easiest regulations to accomplish these days.
The partially hydrogenated oils, which...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:47 AM
A Los Angeles chef who says he has the best job in the world -- feeding the homeless in Venice and teaching cooking classes for men and women trying to get back on their feet -- credits that work with helping him win $10,000 on "Chopped."
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The government on Friday moved to protect America's pets by proposing tougher rules for how their food is manufactured.
The new Food and Drug Administration regulations would establish production guidelines to help prevent harmful bacteria and other...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
U.S. food retailers are poised to take a hit as the federal government reduces its $78 billion-a-year food stamp program.
Grocery stores and other food retailers have struggled in recent years as consumers battered by high unemployment and shrinking...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:22 PM
SEATTLE — A year after Proposition 37 narrowly failed in California, the labeling of genetically engineered foods is back on the ballot in Washington state, complete with a lawsuit by the state attorney general, a barrage of ads and a stark...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back the bacon (or at least the full-fat yogurt). Saturated fat is not the widow-maker it's been made out to be, writes British...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:43 PM
What is a trans fat, and why is it so dangerous that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants it removed from the food supply?
These are just some of the questions on the minds of diners as they digest Thursday’s FDA action. Although...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:27 AM
McDonald's Dollar Menu fans will need to brace themselves for a hike in prices. McDonald's announced Monday that its Dollar Menu will soon be called the Dollar Menu and More to accommodate pricier offerings. The move came shortly after the fast-food chain...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
McDonald's released its third-quarter earnings Monday and reported a 5% increase in profits from last year, but the company anticipates a "relatively flat" outlook for October and it appears those Mighty Wings are not living up their name in sales. ...
| Oct 23, 2013
So far this year, more than 300 people have gotten sick from bacteria called Salmonella heidelberg. Almost three-quarters of them live in California.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that chicken produced in three Central...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing.
"That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...