New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
As part of its healthy food initiative, Wal-Mart has announced it will buy 80 percent of its fresh produce directly from local growers.
The farm bill passed the Senate Monday with cuts to SNAP and direct payments to farmers. The bill did include subsidies for peanut and rice farmers.
This week, Connecticut passed the first law in the nation requiring food containing GMOs to be labeled.
In the largest proposed takeover by a Chinese company, pork producer Shuanghui has proposed to buy Smithfield to meet rising Chinese demand.
Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.
A new study has found that Subway patrons eat about as many calories as those who go to McDonald's.
No one factor is to blame for mass bee deaths, but industrial diets may be making bees more susceptible to harmful pesticide exposure.
Widespread antibiotic use in poultry production may be leading to antibiotic-resistant bugs in turkeys.
Bees have been dying worldwide, causing concern for global food supply. This week, the EU has taken a step to protect the bees from pesticides.
Each piece of Wrigley's new "Alert Energy" gum contains a half-cup of coffee's worth of caffeine.
Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
The Marine Stewardship Council is one of the largest and most trusted certification bodies in sustainable seafood.
The H7N9 bird flu has Chinese consumers concerned about one of their favorite fast foods.
Bird flu has been detected in live pigeons for sale in China. So far, six people have died and 16 fallen ill.
According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.
The act, which was inserted into the stopgap budget bill, tells the USDA it can go against court rulings to allow GMO cultivation. But is this a new power?
The new research lends empirical support to state-mandated fruit and veggie minimums.