Norovirus, not food poisoning, caused diners at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck to become ill, temporarily closing the restaurant.
Danish scientists are touting the benefits of a "Nordic diet" that is as healthful -- if not more so -- than the much lauded "Mediterranean diet."
Just because foods are "certified organic" by the USDA, it doesn't necessarily mean that they are safer. On the other hand, is the government really guaranteeing the safety of anything we eat these days? Unfortunately, not.
Under a new model, to be phased in over the next two years, the New York City Department of Health will require restaurants to post letter grades (A, B, or C) indicating their sanitary conditions and up the number of yearly inspections to three (press release).
The health benefits of ingesting a little dirt are highly underrated, reports the New York Times.
Two new studies find that High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) contains mercury. Mercury was found in nearly half of the commercial HFCS samples tested and a third of 55 popular products tested where HFCS is a major ingredient.
The latest in Medicaid scams: At least one New York hospital has allegedly paid people to search homeless shelters and for patients to enter a three-day stay detox in exchange for free beer.
An analysis by dietitians with the nonprofit Cancer Project in Washington has ranked Jack in the Box's Junior Bacon Cheeseburger "the most unhealthful" value item available at fast food chains. The $1 burger contains 23 grams of fat and 860 milligrams of sodium.
While Americans may be paying more attention to eating healthily, they are still getting fatter.
Once anonymous and secret, pro-anorexia groups are now moving into more public forums like Facebook.