The Wall Street Journal’s May 22 Health Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington D.C. will feature 22 speakers, including several CEOs for big pharmacy and giant insurance companies.

But in a full-page advertisement, which WSJ has been running at the expense of its paper and ink, the top billing goes to Food and…

Nestle Prepared Foods Co. is recalling 26,400 pounds of pork and beef “Hot Pockets” products that were donated to a charitable organization and distributed to food banks.

The recalled products are misbranded and include undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

“The products contain eggs, milk, soy and wheat, known…

Members of an offshoot of the same eco-terrorist group that recently took credit for bombings say their new threats of food poisoning are not meant to hurt anyone, they’re just moving on to economic sabotage.

So far they’ve generated a lot of reaction just by showing how they would poison various food and beverage items…

The United Kingdom’s food safety regulatory agency has stated that Nestlé’s Maggi noodles do not contain excess lead and are safe to consume. “The FSA can confirm that results from testing samples of Maggi noodles in the UK have all found that levels of lead in the product [are] well within EU permissible levels and…

Tests performed on Nestlé brand Maggi noodles in India have reportedly shown them to contain “unsafe and hazardous” amounts of lead, leading to a nationwide ban last week. Over the weekend, a Mumbai court rejected Nestle’s appeal for a stay of the ban. http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-paharganj-main-bazaar-tourist-attraction-center-new-delhi-india-image30159820Nestlé is now recalling the noodles from shops while maintaining that its…

Government plans to strengthen laws, combined with dramatic increases in private spending, especially by Western companies, may signal the emergence of a “belt and suspenders” approach to finally making food safety a reality for China’s 1 million food producers. Walmart, which is No. 9 among China’s top retailers, will triple its food safety spending after…

Perspective: Thinking about all the wonderful things I’ve done in the past four years and knowing that Linda will never have those experiences. Linda and I were hospitalized on the same day, with the same diagnosis, from the same product. Four years later I’m relatively healthy and she died, still suffering from a foodborne illness.

The Chinese government destroyed incoming products from three food giants – Ikea, Kraft and Nestle – at the end of 2012 for violations of food quality standards, revealed Shanghai’s quarantine bureau this week. The agency said that it discovered high levels of coliform bacteria in chocolate almond cakes destined for Ikea stores, and subsequently destroyed…