Aug. 15, 2014
When I hear about a recall involving fresh produce, how can I find out if the fruits and vegetables in my refrigerator are affected? If I buy organic produce, am I safe?
Information about recent recalls and food safety alerts are available on the front page of foodsafety.gov.
Aug. 8, 2014
What’s the difference between corn syrup and high fructose corn syrup?
Aug. 1, 2014
Like me, my children are overweight. I’m having trouble figuring out how to talk with them about it. What’s the best approach?
Jul. 25, 2014
I tend to drink 1 percent or fat-free milk, but recently I’ve heard that full-fat dairy might help with weight loss. Should I switch?
Jul. 18, 2014
I got hit with a nasty bug last week, and I wonder if it might have been food poisoning. I’m OK now, but what kinds of food poisoning are most common, and what are the symptoms?
Jul. 11, 2014
My kids love having ice cream, especially in the summer. But I want to get them to eat more fresh fruit. Any tips?
Jul. 3, 2014
I was hoping that eating more fruits and vegetables this summer would help me lose a few pounds, but so far, no luck. Am I missing something?
Jun. 27, 2014
I’m taking my children to pick-your-own farms for the first time this summer. Any tips?
Jun. 13, 2014
I’m seeing more local meat at the farmers market. Do words like “no hormones,” “grass-fed” and “organic” all mean pretty much the same thing?
May. 30, 2014
My father has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I’m surprised to learn about all of the complications that can result. What’s the best way we can help him reduce his risk?