Starting June 6, 2015 chain restaurants in New York City must include a symbol next to dishes containing excessive amounts of salt, or they can be fined $200,
Taiwan has recalled Quaker Oats after glyphosate was detected in amounts exceeding the nation’s legal limits in 10 out of 36 products.
Many scientists don’t think cell phones emit enough radiation to cause cancer, but a new study may make believers out of the biggest skeptics.
A new implant designed to help people wean off of heroin and other opioid drugs has been approved by the FDA and could be available in a month.
The first case of an infection caused by bacteria that is resistant to ALL antibiotics has been found in Pennsylvania, and more cases may be out there.
Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.
It will take some time, but if a new bill is signed into law, 64,000 chemicals that were previously unregulated will be reviewed by the EPA.
Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?
The Justice Department gave up a 4-year effort to shut down the nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary last week.
Thousands of tons of European carp have invaded the beaches of Australia’s Murray River, and now the government plans to kill 95% of them with herpes.
The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.
A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
The USDA has rejected claims filed by 2 Idaho families who claim their cows were poisoned after eating hay contaminated with methyl bromide.
The Cornucopia Institute and 2 of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals were appointed to determine what is “organic.”