Why backyard chickens are a health risk

"Always wash your hands after handling live poultry." That's the reminder from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week due to another outbreak of salmonella from backyard chickens.

North Texas Food Bank and Crossroads Community Services Expand Partnership

North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) announced today that Crossroads Community Services has been selected to operate its Pollock Campus on Cockrell Hill Road starting in 2019. The new space offers an additional 45,000 sq. ft. for Crossroads operations, allowing the ...


100% Texas-grown wine, William Chris Vineyards now available in select restaurants and retail locations across the state with additional locations to be announced.

Houston Activating Heat Emergency Plan

The City of Houston is activating its Public Health Heat Emergency Plan, providing resources for those who need assistance escaping the heat.

Make Summer Sweeter with Fresh Cherries

Summer and cherries seem to go hand-in-hand, and using fresh fruits can help boost seasonal food and drink recipes.

Houston Restaurants Featured in New Food Network Series

Two Houston area restaurants are featured in a new Food Network series, "Comfort Food Tour," hosted by Mark Anderson and Ryan Fey, launching Saturday. The first episode, airing at 8 p.m., will showcase The Rosehill Beer Garden in Cypress where ...

Meet the Youngest Black Woman to Ever Own a McDonald’s Franchise

28-year old Jade Colin from New Orleans has made history as the youngest Black woman to ever become a McDonald's franchise owner.

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says

The US Food and Drug Administration is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.

More than 100 people ill from parasite possibly linked to McDonald's salads

The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday. Illinois is reporting 90 cases since mid-May. Iowa is reporting 15 cases since ...

McDonald's pulls salads from 3,000 restaurants after parasite sickens dozens

An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald's salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.

Papa John's founder John Schnatter kicked out of his office

Papa John's founder is physically out at the pizza chain. A special committee of the board of directors met on Sunday to discuss its founder John Schnatter, who resigned his chairmanship last week after making racist comments. The board decided ...

The Smollett's Take their Family Table on The Road

Many of us have fond recollections of our family meals, which usually took place at the big table with our parents, grandparents, and siblings. The Smollett's: Jazz, Jurnee, Jake, and Jussie share some of their memories, moments, recipes that are ...

3 Vegan Superfoods Your Skin Should Know About

If you’re a person who lives their life eating a plant-based diet or maintains a lifestyle that doesn’t involve consuming most animal-derived foods, you may have also made the decision to eliminate using everyday beauty products that can potentially endanger ...

Serve Up Some Love This Fourth of July

Many of today’s families have something in the kitchen that previous generations didn’t – more men involved in meal preparation. On the Fourth of July, that trend will likely continue as men, especially fathers, take to the grill to prepare ...

Chipotle CEO: It could take three years for new menu items to roll out nationally

Don't hold your breath for Chipotle milkshakes. Chipotle is testing new menu items like quesadillas, nachos, a new spring salad, a classic Mexican chocolate milkshake and avocado tostadas. But the company hasn't committed to selling those items at all stores. ...