Tuberculosis, pesticide exposure and viral breakouts are a few of the threats facing farmworkers living without adequate showers, ventilation and utilities.
Despite its status as a Midwest holiday staple, Green Bean Casserole didn’t originate in the Midwest. Dorcas Reilly created it in 1955 in New Jersey.
Hunger in the U.S. is at a 7-year low, but food banks are seeing greater demand during the holiday season this year.
So far, USDA has spent $430 million on the system, a project known by the acronym MIDAS for Modernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems.
Many farmers are receiving their first government payments under the new Farm Bill enacted last year, and taxpayers are spending more than projected.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
This rich cheese sauce can be enjoyed as a dip with toasted baguette or as a topper for toast.
The FDA made the announcement today, although it will likely be a while before the "frankenfish" hit supermarket shelves.
Think about deep frying like this... You're immersing the green beans in a really hot environment and steaming them from the inside out.
There's more to housing hens than square inches. Some egg farmers argue the cage-free barns are less humane than traditional hen housing.
The average price of turkey has increased 20 percent this year after the worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA released safety guidelines to ensure imported produce is held to the same standards as U.S. products.
Part of the problem in filling these jobs is location. Many recent college grads look to major cities for their first jobs, not the rural Midwest.