Once again, San Francisco is poised to become the first city in the nation to take a legislative stand on a controversial topic. Its Board of Supervisors is set to vote tomorrow on an ordinance to require disclosure about the use of antibiotics by meat and poultry producers.

The proposed ordinance does not, however, require…

Sweetened beverage advertisers in San Francisco won’t be forced to add an obesity warning to their labels and advertisements. A federal appellate court has ruled the warning mandate violates the U.S. Constitution.

The City and County of San Francisco enacted the local law two years ago, requiring advertisers of certain sugar-sweetened beverages to include this…

Berkeley, CA and Boulder, CO, are among a handful of America’s most liberal cities who’ve both often been accused of never having met a tax they did not like.

Berkeley two years ago became the first city in America to impose a regressive tax on sugary soda. On Jan. 1, Philadelphia becomes the second to…

Maggots were recently found inside a meat case at a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco, and, while the store reportedly cleaned out the case at least three times, the local health department ordered a more thorough cleaning of all floor sinks and drains. A employee at the Noe Valley store initially said that he…

Patrons who visited the Comstock Saloon, a San Francisco restaurant and bar, during several days in December may have been exposed to the Hepatitis A virus, according to local news station KGO-TV. An employee tested positive for the virus after working Dec. 12-15, 2013, and again on Dec. 19. That employee was not a…

The San Francisco Department of Public Health released an update on Friday to the Burma Superstar E. coli outbreak that occurred around August 16. Health officials now believe 12 people were sickened in connection to the outbreak, with 10 of them having dined at the restaurant. Of those diners, five were hospitalized, but have all…