Following in the footsteps of Wal-Mart employees who struck on Black Friday, fast food workers in New York City staged a walkout early Thursday morning.
Five percent of those who celebrate Thanksgiving consider themselves vegetarians. What does that mean for a meal centered on cooked turkey?
A new tax attempts to change the ingredients list of a French favorite.
After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.
McDonald's has enjoyed a steady increase in profits since 2003 -- until last month.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has sent a letter to Disney applauding the company's healthier policies -- but stating it can do more.
Pediatricians have released a study warning against exposure to pesticides for children. One way to avoid them is to buy organic.
Nestle and General Mills have agreed to reduce sugar and sodium content in cereals sold outside the United States.
Due to salmonella worries, a recall of nut-related edibles expands to include some 400 Sunland Inc. products.
Not everyone is swallowing New York City's big soda ban.
New York City is often a trailblazer in the fight against obesity, first with banning trans fats and then with calorie counts on menus. Now, it's big soda.
Hunger continues to be a major challenge as new data from the USDA shows food insecurity and food stamp participation are on the rise.
Mississippi has the highest obesity rate while Colorado has the lowest. Indiana is one of the 12 states with an obesity rate over 30 percent.
The worst drought in 25 years has caused the corn and soybean supply to dwindle. Is help on the way?
An internal newsletter published on the USDA website mentioned how Meatless Mondays could help the environment. The beef industry couldn't have disagreed more.
The Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in January 2011, but progress on the laws it would create have stalled.
The House voted to pass their farm bill Thursday, but there's still work ahead to reconcile both the Senate and the House bills before the Sept. 30 deadline.
Veggie barbecue not your thing? Here's a taste of what can be done with your local, free-range meat this Independence Day.
Is the nation's obsession with burgers and hot dogs bringing you down? Here are some veggie alternatives for a meatless 4th of July celebration.
Some foods claim to go beyond filling our bellies to preventing and treating various health problems. But are these claims valid?