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FDA targeting sellers of pure caffeine powder

The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small...

USDA goes on a giant snail hunt

The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat,...

FDA says some tattoo inks cause infections

Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits...

FDA readies new plan to reduce use of salt

Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent...

First Lady fires back at GOP over school meals

First lady Michelle Obama is answering Republicans in Congress who want to roll back healthier school meal standards, holding an event at the White...

Calorie warnings will soon get in your face

Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery...