The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
As the number of nano food products continues to surge, watchdogs say their dangers are still poorly understood and the FDA's new guidelines lack teeth.
Americans spend less on groceries, and tend to have poorer diets.
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
New York's highest court decided on Thursday that the city's health department could not impose a cap on the size of sugary drinks.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
Research shows we can increase food availability up to 70 percent just by using farmland more efficiently.
Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
Last year's preserves, fire-roasted chicken and coconut cake topped picnic menus at early U.S. Memorial Day celebrations.
New research is helping parents learn how to get their kids to overcome their natural reflex to eschew new foods.
Many people who claim to be lactose intolerant could be struggling with something else found only in milk from European cows.
The European Union has clamped down on an anti-browning chemical, effectively banning the import of apples and pears from the U.S. and Canada.
Vermont is in striking distance to pass the country's first law to require labels on GMO foods – and they're already bracing for lawsuits.
Four years after the FDA first considered a proposal to raise genetically modified salmon, no decision has been made. What gives?