Food/Water safety
Facing the new climate reality

Facing the new climate reality

It is time to turn the tide to address climate change, water and health equity.
Water access in the United States

Water access in the United States

Health disparities abound and solutions are urgently needed
The state of water in a changing climate

The state of water in a changing climate

Climate change and an aging infrastructure jeopardize the quality and safety of our water.
Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Rules that improve the overall safety of our food system help protect the public health from climate change effects.
Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Newly updated resource brings water safety to the forefront of public health.
The Nation's Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

The Nation’s Health: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity

EPA has announced that hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, has the potential to affect drinking water sources in the U.S.
USDA's Alfred Almanza: Spring forward with food safety!

USDA’s Alfred Almanza: Spring forward with food safety!

Public Health Newswire caught up with U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Alfred Almanza to talk about the food safety-public health relationship, how food safety has changed over the years and how USDA is joining APHA during National Public Health Week.
Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Happy 70th birthday, community water fluoridation

Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

The Nation’s Health (Storify): 3 things to help you make a safe splash

Summer is a great time to relax and cool off in the pool. Here are some tips to enjoy the water while staying safe.
USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

USAID briefing: Everyone should have access to clean water

“The issue is not food, the issue is not shelter — the issue is water,” said Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, last week at a briefing in Washington, D.C. “Water is life, for us in America and for people in other countries. In 2015, people throughout the world should have access to clean water.”
FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA removes artificial trans fat from nation’s food supply

FDA won cheers from the public health community today in announcing its final determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer recognized as safe.
Today is Food Day

Today is Food Day

Kevin Bacon supports Food Day, and so should you.