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The Allergy Issue

When Matt Mitchell was four years old, his parents took him out one night to McDonald’s for a hamburger. But when he bit into it, he tasted cheese. For most people, getting the wrong order is, at worst, a nuisance.

The Man With A Plan

Seventy-six million. That’s how many Americans each year get sick from something they eat. Of the 76 million, 350,000 end up in the hospital and 5,000 end up dead.Seventy-six million people. Roughly one fourth of the total U.

NRA Throws Support Behind Michelle Obama

Association backs White House’s Childhood Obesity Task Force plan, which calls for efforts to combat obesity by schools, the food and beverage industry, and more.

FDA Overhaul Postponed

With Congress set to tackle financial reform, the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act, an attempt to overhaul the nation’s food-safety system after recent outbreaks of E. coli, Salmonella, and other pathogens, has once again been pushed down the legislative agenda.

FDA Updates Food Code

Updated code is part of President Obama's public health–focused food safety framework for maintaining a safe food supply.