Food Safety

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Md. Grants Available For Specialty Crops

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a competitive grant program to fund projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.


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More Than 100 Sickened After Food Safety Summit

Health officials are investigating what may have sickened more than 100 people who attended a conference where more than 1,300 food safety experts had gathered.



New Food Safety Lab To Train Foreign Technicians

The University of Maryland has opened a new training center to help ensure imported food is safe.


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Listeria Recall For Chives

Federal food safety authorities say chives distributed in nine states by an upstate New York company are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination.