Oh, you dirty swine.
A new and alarming Consumer Reports study found that pork chops and ground pork are teeming with nasty bacteria that cause food poisoning, CBS News reports.
Urvashi Rangan, Consumer Reports' director of consumer safety and sustainability, told CBS, "We found potentially harmfu ... More >>
If you thought popcorn was dangerous just because of those hard little things that get stuck between your teeth, think again. A jury has awarded a Colorado man $7.2 million in damages because he developed a chronic condition known as "popcorn lung" from a chemical used to give microwave popcorn its ... More >>
Updated: Aug. 31, 3:17 p.m.: Mango distributor Splendid Foods has expanded their recall to as many as 1 million mangoes that may carry Salmonella bacteria, UPI reports.
The FDA says the mangoes are likely to blame for a multistate cluster of salmonella, as well as cases in Canada. Splendid said the ... More >>
They're calling it "honey laundering." More than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores is filtered to the point where it contains no pollen -- which would make it flunk the quality standards set by most of the world's food safety agencies, according to testing ... More >>
Top: Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Bottom: Guzzle & NoshWorkers protest Trader Joe's tomato policies.A one-cent per-pound increase in the price of tomatoes may not mean much to most consumers, but to many of the workers who pick these tomatoes -- a physically exhausting job with no health b ... More >>
A turkey burger isn't sounding so good right now. Even if no immediate evidence suggests salmonella-laced ground gobbler has, as of this weekend, infiltrated California's stores, the Minnesota-based company Cargill Inc. has issued its second recall in six week ... More >>
JGarbeeThe Winner's PodiumA California version of our Olive Oil Taste-Off was inevitable, if only in short-order form. And it's just in time for an updated report from the UC Davis Olive Center and crew, the folks who brought us the highly controversial reports last summer questioning whether ... More >>
YouTubeZen Healing has an ATM inside for all your nonprofit transactions.The DEA's stealthy raids of two medical marijuana dispensaries in West Hollywood this week had folks really scratching their heads.
Why? Well, unlike the city of L.A., Weho appears to tightly control and regulate its di ... More >>
YouTube'He is above the law:' Sergio Flores.This guy was begging to be arrested, but he wasn't.
Our Annoying Prank of the Week Award goes to sax man Sergio Flores for exposing the impotence of the L.A. mall cop. Because if anyone needs to be exploited and looked down upon, it's the our $10-a ... More >>
When naming an indie rock band, going with Free Beer seems like a clever marketing move. It certainly has built in marquis appeal and will for sure bring in the crowds. No telling how they'll react when there isn't any beer though. But when it comes to a restaurant, something simple and to t ... More >>
During the long, bitter 2003-4 strike and lockout of Southern California supermarket workers, members of Local 770 of the United Food and Commercial Workers would tell stories on the picket line of how some of their erstwhile union colleagues were working back at Ralphs stores -- but under ali ... More >>