Research animals are kept in cages for months, even years, and subjected to the potentially painful experiments. And one of the biggest such labs in California is right in our own backyard.
Our food and wine expert has a USDA-approved way to de-gas beans that doesn’t decrease their nutritional value.
The federal government is stepping in to help California communities, particularly in rural areas, in danger of drying out during the drought.
Congressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.
The Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse recall of more than 8.7 million pounds of beef is now affecting food supplies across the nation, as Nestle voluntarily recalls two of its Hot Pockets products that may have contained some of the affected meat.
Work at a Central California chicken plant is to resume Saturday, ending a temporary shutdown ordered by federal inspectors who found cockroaches.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended operations at a Foster Farms poultry plant in the Central Valley, after a cockroach infestation was discovered.
The Agriculture Department says three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak in raw chicken can stay open, for now.
The Agriculture Department is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing facilities linked to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 278 people across the country.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill.