| Oct 13, 2012
| 11:03 PM
California schools have been asked to destroy all peanut butter that is being recalled by its manufacturer, Sunland Inc., over concerns that it may contain Salmonella contamination. But Los Angeles Unified is not one of the 320 California school...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Food FYI: More issues with milk (and not just breast milk)...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 11:13 AM
The Trader Joe’s grocery chain has voluntarily ordered the recall of its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter at its stores nationwide because of potential salmonella contamination....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:58 AM
An outbreak of E. coli cases linked to a North Carolina fair is raising questions about the safety of petting zoos and animal exhibits.
So far, Cleveland County Health Director Dorothea Wyant said 38 cases, including the death of a 2-year-old boy, have...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Reports of consumers getting a face full of hot steam and scorching coffee grounds, with 61 suffering burn injuries, have sparked a recall of more than 600,000 Mr. Coffee single-cup brewers.
The products, which were sold for up to $80 online and at...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Children: They bring you untold joy and hope for the future. They also cost $234,900 each to raise. And that doesn’t include college.
Kids are an increasingly pricey proposition, with expenses up 3.5% last year from 2010, according to an annual...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:22 AM
The peanut butter recall that started this past weekend with a salmonella-linked product sold at Trader Joe’s has now been expanded to dozens of peanut, cashew and almond butters, according to producer Sunland Inc.
The New Mexico-based company...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Several officials at the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knew their products may have harbored salmonella bacteria, but they covered up the evidence and sold the food anyway, alleged a 76-count federal indictment unsealed this week.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:05 AM
A two-year study of more than 1,200 seafood samples by Oceana, an environmental advocacy group, found that a third of seafood sold in grocery stores and restaurants is mislabeled, the group announced Thursday.
DNA testing of seafood samples between 2010...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Smoked salmon sold at Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores nationwide is being recalled in 42 states, including California, and Puerto Rico amid listeria concerns.
The fish was produced by a Miami subsidiary of Multiexport Foods Inc. in...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Clue: This brainiac earned 74 Jeopardy! wins as well as a spot on Barbara Walters' list of the 10 most fascinating people of the year. Answer: Who is Ken Jennings?
The trivia mastermind and famed "Jeopardy!" champion is back in print with a new book...