Chinese authorities say they have destroyed nearly two tons of chocolate cake imported by Sweden’s Ikea for violating food quality standards.
A Berkeley-based company is recalling frozen pizzas that may contain metal fragments.
Restaurant owners throughout the Bay Area have complained that food trucks get to play by a different set of rules when it comes to health inspections.
A Central Valley slaughterhouse shut down because of cruelty and food safety allegations can reopen, according to federal regulators.
Nutritionists Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim cover a lot of ground very accessibly in Why Calories Count: From Science To Politics. They begin with a basic scientific definition of what a calorie really is before exploring the food industry’s influence on nutrition and how politics plays into food safety, including pet food.
Two former San Francisco food inspectors are expected to be charged Wednesday with bribery after the two allegedly took money in exchange for inspection certifications.
The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would mean stepped up food inspections by the Food and Drug Administration.