PepsiCo this week announced new targets for reducing sugar, salt and fat drinks and snacks by 2025.
Berry pickers in Washington state have formed one of the first farmworker unions to come along in many years.
Farmers’ associations are fighting proposed EPA restrictions on the herbicide atrazine, saying new rules would drive up costs and reduce yields.
A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.
Demand for halal food has increased in recent years, reaching $1.9 billion between August 2015 and August 2016.
Despite food recalls and disease outbreaks frequently making headlines, data is showing that cases of foodborne illness are slowly declining.
Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.
Two years ago Subway removed a chemical used in yoga mats and other industrial products from its bread. Others have too, but why don’t they brag about it?
The country’s third-largest poultry producer has launched an ad campaign to defend its use of antibiotics and slam competitors for using “misleading” labels.
General Mills has recalled an additional 15 million pounds of flour after investigators found a second strain of E. coli in samples.
A new startup is making an edible product out of fruit pulp from coffee plants that farmers usually dump.
A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.
A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.
Chile has implemented a food label law to try to curb one of the highest obesity rates in the world.
A new report says organic seed supply is not keeping up with growing demand for organic produce.
Salmon producers in Chile increased their use of antibiotics last year despite international pressure.
Heads of agriculture committees in both chambers of Congress got their request for more time to gather comments about “certified organic” labels.
A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.
In an effort to curb food waste, the U.S. Senate and House have introduced bills to standardize date labeling across the country.