The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service will allow China to export processed poultry into the United States. Food safety advocates are worried that plants in China, where food safety issues are legendary, may not be as safe as American facilities.
Wine lowers the risk of depression in middle aged and older people, a new study finds. According to new research, those who drank in moderation – between two and seven glasses of wine a week – were less likely to suffer bouts of unhappiness.
Tylenol will add a warning label to its products telling consumers to read the safety label before taking any pills. The move comes after a number of lawsuits claiming that Tylenol, which contains acetaminophen, is responsible for a number of injuries and even deaths in the U.S.
About seven percent of spices imported from around the world, chiefly from Mexico and India, are contaminated with salmonella, according to a new FDA study. The U.S. imports $1.1 billion of spices annually. The study found that the most frequently contaminated spices were coriander, basil, oregano, sesame seeds, cumin, curry powder and pepper.