| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog.
Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday warned that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk and said it supports a nationwide ban on the sale of raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses.
The group's statement said it...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Make no mistake about it, the Food and Drug Administration’s decision Wednesday to encourage reductions in the use of antibiotics in livestock production is a very big deal.
Granted, it doesn’t go as far as many advocates would prefer --...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:56 PM
In a major shift of national food policy, the Food and Drug Administration is phasing out the non-medical use of antibiotics on farm animals in an effort to combat growing human resistance to the crucial drugs.
The plan, announced Wednesday, would...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As the movement to relax regulations on raw milk seems to be gaining steam, health officials in Minnesota warned Wednesday that raw milk could be making more people sick than previously recognized, based on a 10-year study. They estimated that more than...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Foster Farms reopened its largest poultry processing plant Wednesday after voluntarily closing the facility for 10 days to improve safety conditions.
The plant in Livingston, Calif., was cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:18 AM
The latest edition of Food & Wine magazine declares that "fish is the new chicken." Good thing, because chicken, America's most popular protein, has come under scrutiny recently because of food safety infractions that have caused food-borne illnesses....
| Jan 15, 2014
The Florida State Fair is Feb. 6-17 in Tampa (floridastatefair.com). That means mega deep fryers are gearing up to work overtime to churn out the fried foods of your dreams. Check out orlandosentinel.com/thedish today for a preview of the ramen noodle...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:27 AM
In a move to address growing concerns about human resistance to antibiotics, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it plans to phase out the non-medical use of antibiotics on food animals.
The plan would rein in what’s believed to be...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling 33,840 pounds of uncooked, mechanically separated chicken that may contain salmonella. Seven people have reported illnesses linked to the chicken.
The chicken was produced for a small number of state institutions...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Foster Farms shut down its largest poultry plant in Central California on Sunday, two days after federal inspectors lifted a suspension for cockroach infestation.
The company said fresh chicken production at the Livingston facility was put on hold for...