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FDA urges for curb in antibiotic use in livestock

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is urging meat producers to cut back on the use of antibiotics, amid rising concern that extensive use of the drugs in animals slaughtered for meat can pose health risks to consumers who eventually eat it.

Campbell recalls 3 varieties of SpaghettiOs with meatballs

Campbell Soup Company, a well known producer of canned soups and related products in the nation, Thursday announced the recall of three varieties of "SpaghettiOs" due to concerns regarding undercooked beef, which could pose a health hazard.

Do cell phones cause brain cancer?

According to a WHO (World Health Organisation) report due to be published Tuesday in the International Journal of Epidemiology, the debate over whether mobile phone radiations cause brain cancer continues.

IOM urges FDA to set standards for salt in food

A new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) urges the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to step in and provide guidelines on the quantity of salt permitted in America’s food to prevent people from consuming excess sodium.