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Your Guide to Buying The Healthiest Eggs
Take notes from a farmer on how to find the best eggs for your buck.
Is There Mold In Your Coffee?
Caffeinate with caution.
Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak: Don't Blame the Burgers!
Not even vegetarians are safe!
There May Be Tiny Pieces of Plastic In Your Sea Salt
Your favorite spice may be contaminated with tiny plastic particles—yum!
Your Carbs Might Give You Cancer
Back awaaay from the bread.
Asking for a Friend: Can I Eat Moldy Food?
Seems like food safety 101, but our expert says you don't always have to toss food just because it's moldy.
5 Things You Didn't Know About GMO Foods
Get the scoop on these controversial foods.
The 4 Latest Food Recalls You Need To Know About
It's been the week of food recalls! Here's the lowdown.
The Scary Truth About BPA-Free Plastics
Manufacturers are phasing out BPA—but the replacement compounds can be harmful too. Here’s how to stay safe.
You May Be at Risk for Retired Husband Syndrome, Why You Should Bring Preschool Artwork on Your Next Job Interview, and R.I.P. B.K.S. Iyengar
Yep, it’s an actual condition, Italian researchers say. Plus, check if your almond butter was recalled and more must-know health news from the week.
Compound Found in French Fries and Coffee May Increase Risk of Cancer
A European group is warning about a scary danger of eating fries, bread, coffee, and other browned foods.
"Pink Slime" Returns Just in Time for Grilling Season
Just in time for grilling season, the controversial meat product is making a comeback.
How Safe Are Nanomaterials in Your Food?
As nanomaterials become more common in food, how can you be sure you’re safe since these ingredients aren’t listed on labels?
Mad Cow Disease Pops Up in the U.S. with Fourth Confirmed Death
Rare but fatal, Mad Cow has recently claimed another U.S. victim. Here's how to protect yourself from this deadly disease.
New "Electronic Nose" Sniffs for Food Poisoning
A new "electronic nose" claims to take the dread out of dinner by scanning your food to make sure it's safe.
Ask the Diet Doctor: The Last Word on Soy Protein Isolate
A lot has been said about soy—good and bad. Get the bottom line before you make your next protein shake.
Ask the Diet Doctor: Benefits of Sprouted Grains
Trendy germinated grains, nuts, and beans are said to have more nutrients—but is the difference that big of a deal?
McDonald's Sponsors Nutrition Convention
And has experts (and us!) wondering: Is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is being taken over by Big Food?
Kellogg Agrees to Drop "All Natural" Label From Kashi
The brand’s debacle highlights a bigger problem: There's no actual definition for what makes a product "all natural."
The Latest on the Mango Recall, How Coffee Protects Your Eyes, and Why Seeing Jesus Is Totally Normal
Read this before you buy the sweet tropical fruit! Plus: Why seeing faces in food is totally normal. Really.
14 Banned Foods Still Allowed in the U.S.
In light of Europe banning some U.S. apples, find out what other baddies are banned in other countries—but A-okay in the U.S.
Europe Bans American Apples
Before you bite into your Red Delicious, check out why our friends overseas think our apples may be unsafe.
Tyson Foods Recalls 75,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets
The corporation is warning consumers of possible plastic contamination in some products.
Shape Shares: Sniff Some Fruit, Make Healthier Choices
New research says sniffing an apple may be the secret to making healthier eating choices. (We’re not making this up!)
Cheese Recalled Due to Link to Listeria Outbreak
One company has recalled products linked to a listeria outbreak. Here's how to protect yourself, especially if you're pregnant.
Kraft to Remove Artificial Food Coloring
Making a small yet applaudable move, next year certain products in those iconic blue boxes will be colored with paprika.