Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.
Parents have it a little easier when dining out these days: Applebee’s has decided to remove soda from the children’s menu, with IHOP following suit.
Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.
Major retailers Cost-Co, General Mills, Ardent Mills scramble for organic farmland to keep up with burgeoning demand for organics.
The Environmental Working Group just published the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and veggies with the highest levels of pesticide residues.
A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.
Pest-control company Ortho plans to phase out the use of neonicotinoid-pesticides by 2021 in order to protect the world’s pollinators.
Researchers at Harvard and MIT have discovered a link that could make it easier to diagnose and treat autism.
An EPA analysis pinpoints the effects of just 3 pesticides on 97% of all the animals on endangered- and threatened-species lists nationwide.
Fifty different cocoa samples were obtained and analyzed by an independent lab. More than half contained high levels of lead and cadmium.
The US National Pork Board will implement guidelines January 1, 2017 that aimed at reducing antimicrobial resistance.
Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.
Recent research found that bed bugs across the U.S. had dramatic levels of immunity against regular doses of pesticide chemicals used worldwide.
The FDA released a draft guidance on Friday that would limit inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal, a primary source of arsenic exposure in babies.
The government is starting to take the mislabeling of cheese products containing a filler made with wood pulp seriously, as consumers, too, fight back.
Overuse of antibiotics in meat-source animals for fast food restaurants (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway, etc.) causes resistant diseases.