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McDonald’s to Stop Selling Chicken Raised With Highest Priority Antibiotics Worldwide

McDonald’s will stop selling broiler chicken treated with Highest Priority Critically Important Antimicrobials (HPCIAs), the chain announced last Wednesday. McDonald’s had previously achieved its goal of phasing...

KFC to Phase Out Medically Important Antibiotics Within the Year

KFC has announced its intention to remove all chicken raised with medically important antibiotics from its American supply chains by the end of 2018. As...

Bumble Bee, Chicken Of The Sea Tuna Products Recalled

Two major tuna brands are recalling their products after issues with sterilization processes. Bumble Bee Foods and Tri-Union Seafoods LLC, which makes Chicken of the...

Big Dog Natural Recalls Chicken and Fish Supreme Dog Food

Big Dog Natural of Brick, NJ is voluntary recalling a select production lot of Big Dog Natural raw dehydrated dog food Chicken Supreme potentially...

“Don’t Wash Raw Chicken in the Sink Before Cooking It,” Top...

Millions of people eat chicken every day and many of them cook it at home, but most of them don’t realize that they could...

USDA Gives Green Light to shipping U.S. Chickens to China for...

“Chinese chicken” will soon have a whole new meaning, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently gave the green-light to four chicken processing plants in...

What’s in a Nugget? A Closer Look at School Chicken Nuggets

What’s in a nugget? Apparently that can be a hard question to answer. It took a Freedom of Information Act to get a Chicago...

The Future of GMOs, Meat Safety and Organics Under the Influence...

Can we be sure that the “organic” in the USDA Certified Organic seal retains its meaning and remains true to its mandate of assuring...

Fluoride in Water and 5 Other Terrifying Places it’s Hiding

What is Fluoride, and Why is it Important? We’ve all heard of it before, right? Fluoride. That stuff that the dentist uses to basically atom...

As Subway Moves to Reduce Antibiotics in Chicken, Groups Call for...

Following calls to action from US PIRG, Natural Resources Defense Council,  Friends of the Earth, Center for Food Safety, Keep Antibiotics Working, Food Animals...

Wendy’s Ditching Chicken Antibiotics In New Test

Fast food restaurant chain Wendy's is testing antibiotic-free chicken items in a handful of markets as it evaluates a broader move away from antibiotics...

Chicken Products Falsely Labelled Organic, Ex-Employee at Poultry Farm Says

A former manager at an Ontario poultry packaging farm claims the company falsely labelled conventional chicken products as organic. Vashti Dalipsingh, who worked at Bradford-based...

Tyson to Remove Antibiotics From Chicken

The overuse of antibiotics is becoming an epidemic in the United States, as they are prescribed for almost everything. The issue with over consuming...

Nation’s Largest Chicken Producer To Stop Using Human Antibiotics

It’s been a wild past few weeks when it comes to corporations caving to the demands of informed consumers and activists. From Chipotle removing...

FDA Finally Admits Chicken Meat Contains Cancer-Causing Arsenic

After years of sweeping the issue under the rug and hoping no one would notice, the FDA has now finally admitted that chicken meat...

Stop! Never wash raw chicken … Here is why!

By rinsing raw chicken before cooking it, you are in fact effectively distributing infection around your kitchen in the form of water droplets. According...

Why Washing Raw Chicken Is Gross

The truth is out: When it comes to food safety, rinsing poultry is a bad idea. Julia Child was a fount of good cooking advice....

Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?

China’s food industry has been marred with numerous safety problems in recent years. From the H7N9 and H5N1 bird flu virus to certain types...

Don’t Wash Raw Chicken

              A large percentage of us, (44%) always wash chicken before cooking it, either because we think it will get rid of germs or because it's what...

Largest Grocery Chain in US Being Sued for Misleading Customers on...

            Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the U.S. (by revenue), realizes that consumers care about what they put on their tables, but the company...

Salmonella is NOT an inherent part of chicken, proves Denmark

                Yesterday, Food Safety News republished the last of a four-part series in the Portland Oregonian about how Denmark was able to get rid of Salmonella in...