JBS ground beef recall now exceeds 6,000 tons of meat

The concern is Salmonella: Following an expanded recall issued this week, JBS Tolleson Inc. has now recalled about more than 6,000 tons of non-intact raw beef products over concerns of contamination by Salmonella Newport. The initial recall of nearly 7 million pounds...

Report says changing climate will disrupt U.S. agriculture

Yields from major crops may drop: Rising heat, drought, wildfires and heavy downpours are expected to increasingly disrupt agricultural productivity in the U.S., according to a National Climate Assessment report released Friday. While some northern regions may be able...

Communities face lack of clean, reliable drinking water

The problem is aging infrastructure: Americans across the country, from rural Appalachia to urban areas like Flint, Mich., or Compton, Calif., are facing a lack of clean, reliable drinking water. At the heart of the problem is a water system in crisis: aging,...

This plant-based burger even ‘bleeds’ like meat

And FDA says a key ingredient is GRAS: The Impossible Burger seems too good to be true—an entirely plant-based “meat” that looks and smells and tastes like beef (at least, according to some folks). This burger even bleeds like meat, thanks to a yeast modified to carry...

Supreme Court rules in favor of Colorado baker

Christian baker refused to make same-sex wedding cake: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. By a 7-2 vote, the majority said he was a victim of religious discrimination. READ MORE FOOD...