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UN: Growing Environmental Threat from Animal-to-Man Diseases

SCIENCE | By Edith M. Lederer | May 24
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures.

That's Not Pepperoni! Stouffer's Recalls Products for Potential Glass

FOOD/DRINK | Mar 10
Nearly three million boxes of frozen DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer's lasagnas and Lean Cuisine meals are being recalled after customers said they found pieces of glass in their food.

Chipotle Aims As Close to Perfect Food Safety as Possible

CORPORATE | By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Dec 19
Perfect food safety is not possible, but Chipotle is trying to get as close to that ideal as they can with new procedures and testing inside and outside their restaurants, the company's founder and CEO said Tuesday.

Chipotle CEO 'Deeply Sorry' About Sick Customers

FOOD/DRINK | Dec 11
Chipotle founder and co-CEO Steve Ells says he is "deeply sorry" about the customers who were sickened after eating at the chain in recent weeks.

General Mills Recall: 1.8M Boxes of Cheerios Aren't Gluten Free

FOOD/DRINK | Oct 6
General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, California, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.

Second Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

FOOD/DRINK | Sep 10
A Texas woman has become the second person to die in a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tainted cucumbers sold by a California company, health officials reported Wednesday.

Meat Mystery: Label Laws May Change

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | May 19
Shoppers could soon have a harder time finding out where some of their red meat comes from.

Recent Food Recalls: 8 Things You Should Know

FOOD/DRINK | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 13
Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria - listeria. Here's a look at the listeria bacteria and answers to questions that consumers may have.

Holy Hummus! Sabra Recall Over Listeria Concern

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 9
About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination.

Killer Ice Cream: 3 Hospital Patients Dead From Blue Bell

FOOD/DRINK | By Terry Wallace, Nicholas Clayton | Mar 16
The deaths of three people who developed a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products have prompted the Texas icon's first product recall in its 108-year history.

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