4 days ago | Food Safety
Reversing years of medical advice, a new study says babies at risk of developing peanut allergy should actually be fed peanuts. (Traditionally, parents have been told to keep peanut products far away from such youngsters.) According to the new dat...
6 days ago | Food Safety
Hundreds of products containing cumin are being pulled from stores because the spice may be contaminated with traces of peanuts, the Food and Drug Administration warns. The FDA says people with peanut allergies should avoid ground cumin, cumin pow...
9 days ago | Beauty
Although she is envied by millions, we should actually pity the poor red carpet-hoofing celebrity whose flashbulb-assaulted face will be torn apart by the petty darts of gossip bloggers who will dissect every wrinkle, freckle and jowl. To stave of...
11 days ago | Food & the Law
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the widower and sons of a California woman who died after contracting listeriosis after eating a listeria-contaminated caramel apple around Halloween of last year. The suit seeks compensation and da...
13 days ago | Food Science
Drinking red wine (or even grape juice) could help overweight people burn body fat as well as improve their overall health, according to the best new study we’ve read in a long time. (We’ll take the wine.) The findings suggest that consuming dark-...
20 days ago | Food Safety
Mercury levels in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna – that’s ahi to sushi fans – are rising by nearly 4% a year, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Michigan looked at earlier data that detailed concentrations of mercury in the muscle...