• An analysis of more than 33,000 cases of foodborne illness shows that ground beef and chicken have caused more hospitalizations than other meats.

    Lean ground beef for sale on the opening day of the new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Panorama City, California, a working class suburb of Los Angeles, about 13 miles (20km) northwest of downtown LA on September 28, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT
  • A farmer whose cantaloupes have been linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak says he voluntarily ceased production and has had no other problems at his southern Indiana farm since it began operating in 1982.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 5:57 PM EDT
  • Villagers briefly locked the Egyptian health minister and a provincial governor inside a hospital room Tuesday after allegedly contaminated water caused hundreds of residents to fall ill, officials said.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT